Crossword Puzzle Number 287 (Extra Small Grid)

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1. Wild and domestic cattle.
4. A caress with the lips.
8. Sandwich filled with slices of bacon and tomato with lettuce.
11. A drug combination found in some over-the-counter headache remedies (Aspirin and Phenacetin and Caffeine).
12. Large burrowing rodent of South and Central America.
13. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
14. A piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep.
15. (of persons) Highest in rank or authority or office.
16. South American wood sorrel cultivated for its edible tubers.
17. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
19. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
23. A nucleic acid consisting of large molecules shaped like a double helix.
24. 1 species.
27. Norwegian mathematician (1802-1829).
28. (informal) Rural and uncouth.
29. The elementary stages of any subject (usually plural).
30. A hotel providing overnight lodging for travelers.
32. A city in northern India.
36. The airforce of Great Britain.
39. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
41. An associate degree in applied science.
42. Any of a group of heavenly spirits under the god Anu.
43. A master's degree in fine arts.
45. A bachelor's degree in science.
46. The federal agency that insures residential mortgages.
47. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
49. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
51. Take in solid food.
52. The longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code.
53. Affectedly dainty or refined.
54. A soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element.


1. A small cake leavened with yeast.
2. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
3. An honorary degree in science.
4. The ratio of the distance traveled (in kilometers) to the time spent traveling (in hours).
5. The United Nations agency concerned with atomic energy.
6. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
7. Experiencing or showing sorrow or unhappiness.
8. African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey bread.
9. A cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment).
10. (British) Traditional jazz as revived in the 1950s.
18. The 10th and last incarnation of Vishnu.
20. Squash bugs.
21. Counting the number of white and red blood cells and the number of platelets in 1 cubic millimeter of blood.
22. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.
25. The branch of computer science that deal with writing computer programs that can solve problems creatively.
26. A vigorous blow.
31. Submerged aquatic plant having narrow leaves and small flowers.
33. A rare silvery (usually trivalent) metallic element.
34. Spiritual leader of a Jewish congregation.
35. State in northeastern India.
37. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
38. A legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge).
40. A woman hired to suckle a child of someone else.
41. A public promotion of some product or service.
44. An ester of adenosine that is converted to ATP for energy storage.
48. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
50. A colorless and odorless inert gas.

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