Crossword Puzzle Number 301 (Extra Small Grid)

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1. A decree that prohibits something.
4. Harsh or corrosive in tone.
8. Of southern Europe.
11. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
12. Fallow deer.
13. (computer science) A measure of how densely information is packed on a storage medium.
14. Wading birds of warm regions having long slender down-curved bills.
16. A workplace for the conduct of scientific research.
17. An international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members.
18. A light springing movement upwards or forwards.
19. After noon.
21. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
24. A small pellet fired from an air rifle or BB gun.
26. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
27. (of complexion) Blemished by imperfections of the skin.
31. The branch of computer science that deal with writing computer programs that can solve problems creatively.
34. Resinlike substance secreted by certain lac insects.
36. 1/1000 gram.
37. Old World wild swine having a narrow body and prominent tusks from which most domestic swine come.
43. A drug combination found in some over-the-counter headache remedies (Aspirin and Phenacetin and Caffeine).
44. A federal agency established to regulate the release of new foods and health-related products.
45. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
46. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
47. A school teaching mechanical and industrial arts and the applied sciences.
49. A colorless and odorless inert gas.
50. An Arabic speaking person who lives in Arabia or North Africa.
51. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
52. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.
53. A Tibetan or Mongolian priest of Lamaism.
54. Diabetes caused by a relative or absolute deficiency of insulin and characterized by polyuria.

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1. (criminal law) Money that must be forfeited by the bondsman if an accused person fails to appear in court for trial.
2. A French abbot.
3. Submerged aquatic plant having narrow leaves and small flowers.
4. A public promotion of some product or service.
5. A high-crowned black cap (usually made of felt or sheepskin) worn by men in Turkey and Iran and the Caucasus.
6. (Islam) The man who leads prayers in a mosque.
7. A light touch or stroke.
8. Norwegian mathematician (1802-1829).
9. A detailed description of design criteria for a piece of work.
10. A linear unit (1/6 inch) used in printing.
15. A health resort near a spring or at the seaside.
20. The elementary stages of any subject (usually plural).
22. A small cake leavened with yeast.
23. Relatively nontoxic South African herb smoked like tobacco.
25. A heavy brittle diamagnetic trivalent metallic element (resembles arsenic and antimony chemically).
28. The branch of information science that deals with natural language information.
29. (Akkadian) God of wisdom.
30. The district occupied entirely by the city of Washington.
32. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
33. A member of the Semitic speaking people of northern Ethiopia.
35. An indehiscent fruit derived from a single ovary having one or many seeds within a fleshy wall or pericarp.
38. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
39. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.
40. Any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples.
41. A unit of apothecary weight equal to an eighth of an ounce or to 60 grains.
42. Having nine hinged bands of bony plates.
46. A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Norma.
47. An international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members.
48. A hemoprotein composed of globin and heme that gives red blood cells their characteristic color.

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