Crossword Puzzle Number 407 (Extra Small Grid)

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1. (music) The pace of music measured by the number of beats occurring in 60 seconds.
4. A cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment).
8. A state-chartered savings bank owned by its depositors and managed by a board of trustees.
11. A workplace for the conduct of scientific research.
12. King of Saudi Arabia since 1982 (born in 1922).
13. Any of various primates with short tails or no tail at all.
14. Tropical starchy tuberous root.
16. A unit of absorbed ionizing radiation equal to 100 ergs per gram of irradiated material.
17. Any federal law-enforcement officer.
18. A public promotion of some product or service.
20. Radioactive iodine test that measures the amount of radioactive iodine taken up by the thyroid gland.
23. The syllable naming the fourth (subdominant) note of the diatonic scale in solmization.
24. Taking place over public roads.
27. A software system that facilitates the creation and maintenance and use of an electronic database.
29. (computer science) A kind of computer architecture that has a large number of instructions hard coded into the cpu chip.
31. A rare silvery (usually trivalent) metallic element.
32. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
33. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
34. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
40. An intensely radioactive metallic element that occurs in minute amounts in uranium ores.
43. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
44. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
46. According to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC).
47. The 21st letter of the Greek alphabet.
48. A light touch or stroke.
49. (of soil) Soft and watery.
50. An associate degree in applied science.


1. Tired to the point of exhaustion.
2. A genus of Ploceidae.
3. A condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders.
4. 30 to 300 kilohertz.
5. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
6. Largest crested screamer.
7. A doctor's degree in education.
8. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
9. A detailed description of design criteria for a piece of work.
10. English monk and scholar (672-735).
15. A Kwa language spoken by the Yoruba people in southwestern Nigeria.
19. The 3 goddesses of fate or destiny.
21. One of the five major classes of immunoglobulins.
22. (British) A waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric.
25. A soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal.
26. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.
28. An enclosed space.
30. Covered with scabs.
35. A metabolic acid found in yeast and liver cells.
36. A flat-bottomed volcanic crater that was formed by an explosion.
37. Plant with an elongated head of broad stalked leaves resembling celery.
38. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
39. A platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it.
41. A guided missile fired from shipboard against an airborne target.
42. The 22nd letter of the Greek alphabet.
45. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.

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