Crossword Puzzle Number 1894 (Extra Small Grid)

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1. A translucent mineral consisting of hydrated silica of variable color.
5. An associate degree in applied science.
8. A gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number).
11. The rate of moving (especially walking or running).
12. Resinlike substance secreted by certain lac insects.
13. A unit of electrical power in an AC circuit equal to the power dissipated when 1 volt produces a current of 1 ampere.
14. An ancient Hebrew unit of dry measure equal to about a bushel.
15. A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Norma.
16. The 7th letter of the Greek alphabet.
17. Conqueror of Gaul and master of Italy (100-44 BC).
19. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
21. A soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal.
22. An international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members.
24. Informal terms for a mother.
26. 35th President of the United States.
27. The sense organ for hearing and equilibrium.
29. A metrical unit with unstressed-stressed syllables.
31. An imaginary elephant that appears in a series of French books for children.
33. Liver or meat or fowl finely minced or ground and variously seasoned.
36. The compass point that is one point south of due east.
37. A federal agency established to coordinate programs aimed at reducing pollution and protecting the environment.
40. Any of various systems of units for measuring electricity and magnetism.
42. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
43. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
48. Norwegian mathematician (1802-1829).
50. Serving as or forming a base.
51. A quantity of no importance.
52. A small pellet fired from an air rifle or BB gun.
53. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.


1. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
2. An informal term for a father.
3. A dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain.
4. Property that is leased or rented out or let.
5. (botany) Of or relating to the axil.
6. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
7. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
8. (Old Testament) Adam's wife in Judeo-Christian mythology.
9. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
10. (informal) Exceptionally good.
18. (informal) Of the highest quality.
20. Type genus of the Amiidae.
23. Decapod having eyes on short stalks and a broad flattened carapace with a small abdomen folded under the thorax and pincers.
25. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
28. In bed.
30. A Mid-Atlantic state.
32. A fatal disease of cattle that affects the central nervous system.
34. Naked freshwater or marine or parasitic protozoa that form temporary pseudopods for feeding and locomotion.
35. Of a tire.
36. A unit of length of thread or yarn.
38. A fractional monetary unit in Bangladesh and India and Nepal and Pakistan.
39. (of complexion) Blemished by imperfections of the skin.
41. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
44. A flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism.
45. Light informal conversation for social occasions.
46. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
47. Experiencing or showing sorrow or unhappiness.
48. A hard gray lustrous metallic element that is highly corrosion-resistant.
49. A logarithmic unit of sound intensity.

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