Crossword Puzzle Number 350 (Extra Small Grid)

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1. A small cake leavened with yeast.
5. A flexible container with a single opening.
8. (computer science) The rate at which data is transferred (as by a modem).
11. Highly excited.
12. (Babylonian) The sky god.
13. Aromatic bulb used as seasoning.
14. The goddess of the moon.
15. A metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 10 liters.
16. South American wood sorrel cultivated for its edible tubers.
17. A plant hormone promoting elongation of stems and roots.
19. A midnight meeting of witches to practice witchcraft and sorcery.
21. Any of a number of fishes of the family Carangidae.
23. Aircraft landing in bad weather in which the pilot is talked down by ground control using precision approach radar.
24. A long thin fluffy scarf of feathers or fur.
25. A light touch or stroke.
27. A piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep.
31. A river of southwestern Africa that rises in central Angola and flows east and then north (forming part of the border between Angola and Congo) and continuing northwest through Congo to empty into the Congo River on the border between Congo and Republic of the Congo.
34. The Mongol people living the the central and eastern parts of Outer Mongolia.
38. Type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill.
40. An official language of the Republic of South Africa.
42. A master's degree in business.
43. The basic unit of electric current adopted under the System International d'Unites.
45. An adult male person (as opposed to a woman).
46. Fish eggs or egg-filled ovary.
47. The Hebrew patriarch who saved himself and his family and the animals by building an ark in which they survived 40 days and 40 nights of rain.
48. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.

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1. An island in Indonesia east of Java.
2. Largest known toad species.
3. Ruffed grouse.
4. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
5. Having undesirable or negative qualities.
6. Type genus of the Anatidae.
7. A Russian prison camp for political prisoners.
8. African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey bread.
9. A linear unit (1/6 inch) used in printing.
10. A thin strip (wood or metal).
18. A family of Sino-Tibetan languages spoken in southeastern Asia.
20. Date used in reckoning dates before the supposed year Christ was born.
22. The longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code.
26. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
28. Any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples.
29. Preliminary drawing for later elaboration.
30. An associate degree in applied science.
32. The mission in San Antonio where in 1836 Mexican forces under Santa Anna besieged and massacred American rebels who were fighting to make Texas independent of Mexico.
33. Erect leafless flower stalk growing directly from the ground as in a tulip.
34. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
35. A subsidiary proposition that is assumed to be true in order to prove another proposition.
36. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
37. A city in southern Turkey on the Seyhan River.
39. Type genus of the Ranidae.
41. A federation of North American industrial unions that merged with the American Federation of Labor in 1955.
42. A very poisonous metallic element that has three allotropic forms.
44. A bluish-white lustrous metallic element.

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