Crossword Puzzle Number 345 (Extra Small Grid)

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1. A member of the Siouan people inhabiting the valleys of the Platte and Missouri rivers in Nebraska.
4. A federal agency established to regulate the release of new foods and health-related products.
7. Any of a number of fishes of the family Carangidae.
11. A rapid escape (as by criminals).
12. A former agency (from 1946 to 1974) that was responsible for research into atomic energy and its peacetime uses in the United States.
13. A member of a North American Indian people speaking one of the Hokan language.
14. A gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number).
15. Nocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate.
16. A republic in the Middle East in western Asia.
17. The branch of computer science that deal with writing computer programs that can solve problems creatively.
23. A colorless and odorless inert gas.
24. A group of Plains Indians formerly living in what is now North and South Dakota and Nebraska and Kansas and Arkansas and Louisiana and Oklahoma and Texas.
26. A very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk.
28. South American wood sorrel cultivated for its edible tubers.
29. Any of numerous hairy-bodied insects including social and solitary species.
31. Date used in reckoning dates before the supposed year Christ was born.
32. Submerged aquatic plant having narrow leaves and small flowers.
34. A public promotion of some product or service.
36. Hard greenish-brown wood of the lignum vitae tree and other trees of the genus Guaiacum.
38. A short labored intake of breath with the mouth open.
41. A soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal.
42. The smallest multiple that is exactly divisible by every member of a set of numbers.
45. Aircraft landing in bad weather in which the pilot is talked down by ground control using precision approach radar.
46. A river in central Europe that arises in northwestern Czechoslovakia and flows northward through Germany to empty into the North Sea.
48. A federal agency established to coordinate programs aimed at reducing pollution and protecting the environment.
49. A light touch or stroke.
50. A German art song of the 19th century for voice and piano.
51. An enclosed space.
52. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.


1. Evergreen trees and shrubs having oily one-seeded fruits.
2. A sock with a separation for the big toe.
3. The executive agency that advises the President on the federal budget.
4. Extremely pleasing.
5. Lacking or deprive of the sense of hearing wholly or in part.
6. A legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body.
7. One of the two main branches of orthodox Islam.
8. Solid swollen underground bulb-shaped stem or stem base and serving as a reproductive structure.
9. Jordan's port.
10. The capital and chief port and largest city of Senegal.
18. A condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders.
19. A master's degree in business.
20. A city in southern Turkey on the Seyhan River.
21. Large dark-striped tropical food and game fish related to remoras.
22. In bed.
25. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
27. (informal) Exceptionally good.
30. Imperial moths.
33. Having help.
34. Extremely pleasing.
35. (Irish) Chief god of the Tuatha De Danann.
37. Large sweet juicy hybrid between tangerine and grapefruit having a thick wrinkled skin.
38. A unit of information equal to one million (1,048,576) bytes.
39. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
40. A metabolic acid found in yeast and liver cells.
43. An accountant certified by the state.
44. (British) A waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric.
45. A state in midwestern United States.
47. A light strong brittle gray toxic bivalent metallic element.

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