Crossword Puzzle Number 1900 (Extra Small Grid)

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1. An agency of the United Nations affiliated with the World Bank.
4. Of southern Europe.
7. Any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples.
11. United States sculptor and architect whose public works include the memorial to veterans of the Vietnam War in Washington (born in 1959).
12. Aircraft landing in bad weather in which the pilot is talked down by ground control using precision approach radar.
13. Type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill.
14. A unit of surface area equal to 100 square meters.
15. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
16. The Tibeto-Burman language spoken in the Dali region of Yunnan.
17. The arch of bone beneath the eye that forms the prominence of the cheek.
19. An informal term for a father.
21. A Mid-Atlantic state.
22. Sour or bitter in taste.
25. A hard gray lustrous metallic element that is highly corrosion-resistant.
28. A software system that facilitates the creation and maintenance and use of an electronic database.
31. A public promotion of some product or service.
32. A member of an Iroquoian people formerly living on the south shore of Lake Erie in northern Ohio and northwest Pennsylvania and western New York.
35. One of the five major classes of immunoglobulins.
39. Given or having a specified name.
41. An independent agency of the United States government responsible for collecting and coordinating intelligence and counterintelligence activities abroad in the national interest.
42. According to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC).
45. The waging of armed conflict against an enemy.
46. Imperial dynasty that ruled China (most of the time) from 206 BC to 221 and expanded its boundaries and developed its bureaucracy.
47. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
48. A digital display that uses liquid crystal cells that change reflectivity in an applied electric field.


1. Tropical American tree grown in southern United States having a whitish pink-tinged fruit.
2. English theoretical physicist who applied relativity theory to quantum mechanics and predicted the existence of antimatter and the positron (1902-1984).
3. Administer an oil or ointment to.
4. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
5. Any of a number of fishes of the family Carangidae.
6. (obstetrics) The number of live-born children a woman has delivered.
7. A small cake leavened with yeast.
8. A flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism.
9. Harsh or corrosive in tone.
10. A cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment).
18. An honorary arts degree.
20. Port city in the United Arab Emirates on the Persian Gulf.
23. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
24. A gonadotropic hormone that is secreted by the anterior pituitary and stimulates growth of Graafian follicles in female mammals, and activates sperm-forming cells in male mammals.
26. Characterized by lightness and insubstantiality.
27. (informal) Of the highest quality.
29. An insane person.
30. (informal) `johnny' was applied as a nickname for Confederate soldiers by the Federal soldiers in the American Civil War.
33. Wood of a sumac.
34. The hair growing on the lower part of a man's face.
36. (Greek mythology) Goddess of the earth and mother of Cronus and the Titans in ancient mythology.
37. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.
38. A ship's small boat (usually rowed by 4 or 6 oars).
40. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
41. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
43. (astronomy) The angular distance of a celestial point measured westward along the celestial equator from the zenith crossing.
44. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.

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