Crossword Puzzle Number 158 (Extra Small Grid)

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1. The law enforcement agency in the Justice Department.
4. Bony flesh of herring-like fish usually caught during their migration to fresh water for spawning.
8. Liquid containing proteins and electrolytes including the liquid in blood plasma and interstitial fluid.
11. An honorary law degree.
12. A member of an extinct North American Indian people who lived in the Pit river valley in northern California.
13. A pass between mountain peaks.
14. (Akkadian) God of wisdom.
15. British composer (1857-1934).
16. Aircraft landing in bad weather in which the pilot is talked down by ground control using precision approach radar.
17. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
19. The cry made by sheep.
21. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
22. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
25. A compartment in front of a motor vehicle where driver sits.
27. A radioactive transuranic element.
29. (Irish) Mother of the ancient Irish gods.
30. Framework for holding objects.
31. A British peer ranking below a Marquess and above a Viscount.
33. Small European freshwater fish with a slender bluish-green body.
36. A federal agency established to coordinate programs aimed at reducing pollution and protecting the environment.
38. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.
41. A river of southwestern Africa that rises in central Angola and flows east and then north (forming part of the border between Angola and Congo) and continuing northwest through Congo to empty into the Congo River on the border between Congo and Republic of the Congo.
43. Any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples.
45. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
49. Any of various coarse shrubby plants of the genus Iva with small greenish flowers.
50. A boy or man.
52. The shape of a raised edge of a more or less circular object.
53. A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Norma.
54. Slanting diagonally across the grain of a fabric.
55. An adherent of any branch of Taoism.

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1. Any wingless blood-sucking parasitic insect noted for ability to leap.
2. Divulge information or secrets.
3. A state in the Rocky Mountains.
4. Relating to or characteristic of wooded regions.
5. An ugly evil-looking old woman.
6. According to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC).
7. English theoretical physicist who applied relativity theory to quantum mechanics and predicted the existence of antimatter and the positron (1902-1984).
8. A graphical recording of the cardiac cycle produced by an electrocardiograph.
9. A South American shrub whose leaves are chewed by natives of the Andes.
10. Loose or flaccid body fat.
18. A very poisonous metallic element that has three allotropic forms.
20. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
23. A high-crowned black cap (usually made of felt or sheepskin) worn by men in Turkey and Iran and the Caucasus.
24. Having undesirable or negative qualities.
26. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
28. The syllable naming the fourth (subdominant) note of the diatonic scale in solmization.
32. Any plant of the genus Reseda.
34. A public promotion of some product or service.
35. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
37. The branch of computer science that deal with writing computer programs that can solve problems creatively.
39. Type genus of the Gavidae.
40. The mission in San Antonio where in 1836 Mexican forces under Santa Anna besieged and massacred American rebels who were fighting to make Texas independent of Mexico.
42. South American armadillo with three bands of bony plates.
44. Channel into a new direction.
45. South American wood sorrel cultivated for its edible tubers.
46. The Tibeto-Burman language spoken in the Dali region of Yunnan.
47. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
48. The state of matter distinguished from the solid and liquid states by.
51. A unit of magnetomotive force equal to 0.7958 ampere-turns.

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