Crossword Puzzle Number 225 (Extra Small Grid)

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ACROSS

1. A guided missile fired from shipboard against an airborne target.
4. (computer science) A kind of computer architecture that has a large number of instructions hard coded into the cpu chip.
8. (Irish) Mother of the ancient Irish gods.
11. A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Norma.
12. (of persons) Highest in rank or authority or office.
13. Noisy talk.
14. Italian lawn bowling (played on a long narrow dirt court).
17. Before noon.
18. A city in northern India.
20. According to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC).
21. (astronomy) The angular distance of a celestial point measured westward along the celestial equator from the zenith crossing.
22. Handsome tree of central and eastern North America having large bipinnate leaves and green-white flowers followed by large woody brown pods whose seeds are used as a coffee substitute.
23. A white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily.
25. (Akkadian) God of wisdom.
26. A Russian river.
28. Designer drug designed to have the effects of amphetamines (it floods the brain with serotonin) but to avoid the drug laws.
30. Filaments from a cobweb.
31. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
33. A flat-bottomed volcanic crater that was formed by an explosion.
36. The longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code.
40. American prizefighter who won the world heavyweight championship three times (born in 1942).
44. An interest followed with exaggerated zeal.
45. Used of a single unit or thing.
46. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
47. A unit of surface area equal to 100 square meters.
48. The cry made by sheep.
49. Lacking in liveliness or charm or surprise.

DOWN

1. A region of Malaysia in northeastern Borneo.
2. Any property detected by the olfactory system.
3. (British) A waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric.
4. Small tropical flea.
5. That is to say.
6. Food mixtures either arranged on a plate or tossed and served with a moist dressing.
7. Being one hundred more than three hundred.
8. An Indian nursemaid who looks after children.
9. Connected with or belonging to or used in a navy.
10. Jordan's port.
15. A compartment in front of a motor vehicle where driver sits.
16. German mathematician (1804-1851).
19. A nucleic acid that transmits genetic information from DNA to the cytoplasm.
24. Modulation of the frequency of the (radio) carrier wave.
27. The use of bacteria or viruses of toxins to destroy men and animals or food.
29. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
32. A city in southern Turkey on the Seyhan River.
34. (botany) Of or relating to the axil.
35. An officer who acts as military assistant to a more senior officer.
37. A particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography).
38. A small cake leavened with yeast.
39. An Arabic speaking person who lives in Arabia or North Africa.
41. Extremely pleasing.
42. A condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders.
43. Primitive predaceous North American fish covered with hard scales and having long jaws with needle-like teeth.

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