Crossword Puzzle Number 351 (Extra Small Grid)

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1. The syllable naming the sixth (submediant) note of a major or minor scale in solmization.
4. A small cake leavened with yeast.
8. Inquire about.
11. The sense organ for hearing and equilibrium.
12. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.
13. The longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code.
14. A colorless and odorless inert gas.
16. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
17. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
18. A white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily.
20. A member of a Mayan people of southwestern Guatemala.
21. Resinlike substance secreted by certain lac insects.
23. 1,000,000,000 periods per second.
25. (astronomy) The angular distance of a celestial point measured westward along the celestial equator from the zenith crossing.
26. A federal agency established to regulate the release of new foods and health-related products.
29. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
30. An ugly evil-looking old woman.
32. A Tibetan or Mongolian priest of Lamaism.
34. Aircraft landing in bad weather in which the pilot is talked down by ground control using precision approach radar.
36. A former agency (from 1946 to 1974) that was responsible for research into atomic energy and its peacetime uses in the United States.
37. (Akkadian) God of wisdom.
39. A Russian prison camp for political prisoners.
43. A workplace for the conduct of scientific research.
47. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
48. Not only so, but.
51. In or of the month preceding the present one.
52. Having nine hinged bands of bony plates.
53. (Sumerian) Sun god.
54. Small cubes with 1 to 6 spots on the faces.
55. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
56. United States liquid unit equal to 4 quarts or 3.785 liters.

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1. An accidental hole that allows something (fluid or light etc.) to enter or escape.
2. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
3. A period of time equal to 1/24th of a day.
4. African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey bread.
5. Hormone secreted by the posterior pituitary gland (trade name Pitressin) and also by nerve endings in the hypothalamus.
6. Any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples.
7. A public promotion of some product or service.
8. (Old Testament) In Judeo-Christian mythology.
9. A region of Malaysia in northeastern Borneo.
10. Botswanan statesman who was the first president of Botswana (1921-1980).
15. A metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 10 liters.
19. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
22. An enclosure made or wire or metal bars in which birds or animals are kept.
24. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
27. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.
28. Before noon.
31. An anxiety disorder characterized by chronic free-floating anxiety and such symptoms as tension or sweating or trembling of light-headedness or irritability etc that has lasted for more than six months.
33. A flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism.
35. West Indian tree having racemes of fragrant white flowers and yielding a durable timber and resinous juice.
38. A small pellet fired from an air rifle or BB gun.
40. Large sweet juicy hybrid between tangerine and grapefruit having a thick wrinkled skin.
41. Being or occurring at an advanced period of time or after a usual or expected time.
42. A genus of Accipitridae.
44. According to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC).
45. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
46. part of the peritoneum attached to the stomach and to the colon and covering the intestines.
49. An international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members.
50. General term for any insect or similar creeping or crawling invertebrate.

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