Crossword Puzzle Number 169 (Extra Small Grid)

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ACROSS

1. Any of a number of fishes of the family Carangidae.
5. An angular shape characterized by sharp turns in alternating directions.
8. System of measurement based on centimeters and grams and seconds.
11. (of a young animal) Abandoned by its mother and raised by hand.
12. How long something has existed.
13. A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Norma.
14. Tropical starchy tuberous root.
15. A flat-bottomed volcanic crater that was formed by an explosion.
17. Half the width of an em.
18. A yellow trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group.
19. A federal agency established to regulate the release of new foods and health-related products.
20. Greek mythology.
22. A licensed medical practitioner.
24. A silvery soft waxy metallic element of the alkali metal group.
26. (Irish) Mother of the ancient Irish gods.
27. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
29. German tennis player who won seven women's singles titles at Wimbledon (born in 1969).
31. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
33. A silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite.
35. United States liquid unit equal to 4 quarts or 3.785 liters.
36. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
37. A small pellet fired from an air rifle or BB gun.
39. A white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily.
40. A short labored intake of breath with the mouth open.
43. The sense organ for hearing and equilibrium.
45. Warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings.
49. Aircraft landing in bad weather in which the pilot is talked down by ground control using precision approach radar.
50. The 7th letter of the Greek alphabet.
51. A small cake leavened with yeast.
52. Light informal conversation for social occasions.
53. An interest followed with exaggerated zeal.
54. Noisy talk.
55. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
56. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.

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1. Rise or heave upward under the influence of a natural force, as on a wave.
2. A group of Plains Indians formerly living in what is now North and South Dakota and Nebraska and Kansas and Arkansas and Louisiana and Oklahoma and Texas.
3. A condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders.
4. Lacking or deprive of the sense of hearing wholly or in part.
5. Large ornamental tropical American tree with bipinnate leaves and globose clusters of flowers with crimson stamens and sweet-pulp seed pods eaten by cattle.
6. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
7. Wild or seedling sweet cherry used as stock for grafting.
8. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
9. Similar to the color of fresh grass.
10. The capital and largest city of Yemen.
16. An intensely radioactive metallic element that occurs in minute amounts in uranium ores.
21. An informal term for a father.
23. Open-heart surgery in which the rib cage is opened and a section of a blood vessel is grafted from the aorta to the coronary artery to bypass the blocked section of the coronary artery and improve the blood supply to the heart.
25. An Arabic speaking person who lives in Arabia or North Africa.
28. Any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples.
30. A flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism.
32. Unwisely talking too much.
34. A Bantu language spoken by the Chaga people in northern Tanzania.
38. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
39. A doctor's degree in religion.
41. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
42. A metabolic acid found in yeast and liver cells.
44. A unit of absorbed ionizing radiation equal to 100 ergs per gram of irradiated material.
46. A plant hormone promoting elongation of stems and roots.
47. A mature blood cell that contains hemoglobin to carry oxygen to the bodily tissues.
48. East Indian tree bearing a profusion of intense vermilion velvet-textured blooms and yielding a yellow dye.

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