Crossword Puzzle Number 178 (Extra Small Grid)

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ACROSS

1. Large brownish-green New Zealand parrot.
4. (computer science) A data transmission rate (bits/second) for modems.
8. Piece of solid food for dipping in a liquid.
11. Alsatian artist and poet who was cofounder of Dadaism in Zurich.
12. Predatory black-and-white toothed whale with large dorsal fin.
13. An accountant certified by the state.
14. Small cubes with 1 to 6 spots on the faces.
15. A woman hired to suckle a child of someone else.
16. A former agency (from 1946 to 1974) that was responsible for research into atomic energy and its peacetime uses in the United States.
17. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
20. A metrical unit with unstressed-stressed syllables.
23. A small cake leavened with yeast.
25. A unit of dry measure used in Egypt.
27. Port city in western Saudi Arabia on the Red Sea.
29. A public promotion of some product or service.
30. A silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite.
33. The act of scanning.
39. An implement used to propel or steer a boat.
41. A sheet or band of fibrous connective tissue separating or binding together muscles and organs etc.
42. The law enforcement agency in the Justice Department.
43. (informal) Of the highest quality.
45. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
46. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
47. A metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 10 liters.
48. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.

DOWN

1. A family of Sino-Tibetan languages spoken in southeastern Asia.
2. Any plant of the genus Erica.
3. Any of various primates with short tails or no tail at all.
4. Old World wild swine having a narrow body and prominent tusks from which most domestic swine come.
5. A large fleet.
6. Fiddler crabs.
7. The longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code.
8. A mark left by the healing of injured tissue.
9. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
10. Large burrowing rodent of South and Central America.
18. A port city in southwestern Iran.
19. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
21. A condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders.
22. Any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples.
24. Having undesirable or negative qualities.
26. The district occupied entirely by the city of Washington.
28. A compartment in front of a motor vehicle where driver sits.
31. Goat-like antelope of central Eurasia having a stubby nose like a proboscis.
32. A hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair.
34. 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.
35. An elaborate song for solo voice.
36. Type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill.
37. A member of the Siouan people formerly living in the Missouri river valley in NE Nebraska.
38. Harsh or corrosive in tone.
40. Someone who is morally reprehensible.
41. (informal) Roused to anger.
44. Angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object).

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