Crossword Puzzle Number 315 (Extra Small Grid)

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ACROSS

1. A sequence of 8 bits (enough to represent one character of alphanumeric data) processed as a single unit of information.
5. A soft silvery metallic element.
7. A piece of information about circumstances that exist or events that have occurred.
11. Not widely known.
12. (Akkadian) God of wisdom.
13. A Loloish language.
14. Black tropical American cuckoo.
16. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
17. Light informal conversation for social occasions.
18. According to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC).
20. An undergarment worn by women to support their breasts.
21. A federation of North American labor unions that merged with the Congress of Industrial Organizations in 1955.
23. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
25. Eurasian perennial bulbous herbs.
27. A soft yellow malleable ductile (trivalent and univalent) metallic element.
30. (Babylonian) God of wisdom and agriculture and patron of scribes and schools.
32. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
33. English theoretical physicist who applied relativity theory to quantum mechanics and predicted the existence of antimatter and the positron (1902-1984).
36. A public promotion of some product or service.
38. Using speech rather than writing.
40. A short labored intake of breath with the mouth open.
43. Not reflecting light.
46. Aircraft landing in bad weather in which the pilot is talked down by ground control using precision approach radar.
47. The 7th letter of the Greek alphabet.
48. A hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland that stimulates the adrenal cortex.
49. A light touch or stroke.
50. The habitation of wild animals.
51. Common Indian weaverbird.
52. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.

DOWN

1. (informal) Exceptionally good.
2. A member of an extinct North American Indian people who lived in the Pit river valley in northern California.
3. Relating to or characteristic of a tribe.
4. The branch of engineering science that studies the uses of electricity and the equipment for power generation and distribution and the control of machines and communication.
5. Not only so, but.
6. A small cake leavened with yeast.
7. The syllable naming the fourth (subdominant) note of the diatonic scale in solmization.
8. Jordan's port.
9. A human female who does housework.
10. A village in eastern Ireland (northwest of Dublin).
15. A high-crowned black cap (usually made of felt or sheepskin) worn by men in Turkey and Iran and the Caucasus.
19. The cry made by sheep.
22. Occurring at or forming an end or termination.
24. A Russian prison camp for political prisoners.
26. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
28. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
29. Date used in reckoning dates before the supposed year Christ was born.
31. The state of existing and being localized in space.
34. Feeling or showing extreme anger.
35. A switch made from the stems of the rattan palms.
36. The branch of engineering science that studies the uses of electricity and the equipment for power generation and distribution and the control of machines and communication.
37. (Irish) Chief god of the Tuatha De Danann.
39. Any of various minerals consisting of hydrous silicates of aluminum or potassium etc. that crystallize in forms that allow perfect cleavage into very thin leaves.
40. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
41. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
42. A metabolic acid found in yeast and liver cells.
44. Extremely pleasing.
45. The federal agency that insures residential mortgages.

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