Crossword Puzzle Number 1888 (Extra Small Grid)

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1. A defensive missile designed to shoot down incoming intercontinental ballistic missiles.
4. (Irish) Mother of the Tuatha De Danann.
8. The syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization.
11. An anxiety disorder characterized by chronic free-floating anxiety and such symptoms as tension or sweating or trembling of light-headedness or irritability etc that has lasted for more than six months.
12. Rounded like an egg.
13. Any of various primates with short tails or no tail at all.
14. Thigh of a hog (usually smoked).
15. (Greek mythology) Goddess of the earth and mother of Cronus and the Titans in ancient mythology.
16. Goddess of the dead and queen of the underworld.
17. By bad luck.
19. (astronomy) The angular distance of a celestial point measured westward along the celestial equator from the zenith crossing.
21. In the same place (used when citing a reference).
24. Type genus of Ochnaceae.
25. Ask for and get free.
29. A small cake leavened with yeast.
31. The battle in 202 BC in which Scipio decisively defeated Hannibal at the end of the second Punic War.
32. A Loloish language.
35. The compass point that is one point east (clockwise) of due north.
37. Having been read.
41. A religious belief of African origin involving witchcraft and sorcery.
45. (informal) Roused to anger.
46. The 7th letter of the Greek alphabet.
47. A member of an American Indian people of Yucatan and Belize and Guatemala who once had a culture characterized by outstanding architecture and pottery and astronomy.
48. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
49. East Indian tree bearing a profusion of intense vermilion velvet-textured blooms and yielding a yellow dye.
50. Taking place over public roads.


1. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
2. Any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples.
3. Designer drug designed to have the effects of amphetamines (it floods the brain with serotonin) but to avoid the drug laws.
4. A member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times.
5. A genus of Indriidae.
6. Submerged aquatic plant having narrow leaves and small flowers.
7. A flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism.
8. Tropical woody herb with showy yellow flowers and flat pods.
9. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
10. Goddess of the dead and queen of the underworld.
18. In the Arabian Nights a hero who tells of the fantastic adventures he had in his voyages.
20. Affect with wonder.
22. The cry made by sheep.
23. An international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members.
26. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.
27. A metric unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a kilogram.
28. (Akkadian) God of wisdom.
30. A kind of heavy jacket (`windcheater' is a British term).
33. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
34. A member of a seafaring group of North American Indians who lived on the Pacific coast of British Columbia and southwestern Alaska.
36. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
38. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
39. Common Indian weaverbird.
40. A small ball with a hole through the middle.
42. A piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep.
43. The rate at which heat is produced by an individual in a resting state.
44. Of or relating to a member of the Buddhist people inhabiting the Mekong river in Laos and Thailand.
45. An international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members.

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