Crossword Puzzle Number 421 (Extra Small Grid)

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ACROSS

1. An overwhelming feeling of wonder or admiration.
4. Large brownish-green New Zealand parrot.
7. A carriage consisting of two wheels and calash top.
11. Not reflecting light.
12. Someone who engages in arbitrage (who purchases securities in one market for immediate resale in another in the hope of profiting from the price differential).
13. A metabolic acid found in yeast and liver cells.
14. An agency of the United Nations affiliated with the World Bank.
15. A barrier constructed to contain the flow or water or to keep out the sea.
16. Make an etching of.
17. The branch of computer science that deal with writing computer programs that can solve problems creatively.
20. A complete metric system of units of measurement for scientists.
25. Large burrowing rodent of South and Central America.
27. One of the strands twisted together to make yarn or rope or thread.
28. A resource.
29. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
35. A public promotion of some product or service.
37. Liquid containing proteins and electrolytes including the liquid in blood plasma and interstitial fluid.
38. 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.
39. A bottle with a stopper.
42. A sock with a separation for the big toe.
44. (Islam) The man who leads prayers in a mosque.
45. A soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element.
47. An Arabic speaking person who lives in Arabia or North Africa.
48. An informal term for a father.
49. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
50. A small cake leavened with yeast.

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1. Type genus of the Amiidae.
2. Gully or streambed in North Africa and the Middle East that remains dry except during rainy season.
3. The 7th letter of the Greek alphabet.
4. A family of Sino-Tibetan languages spoken in southeastern Asia.
5. A period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event.
6. A defensive missile designed to shoot down incoming intercontinental ballistic missiles.
7. A detailed description of design criteria for a piece of work.
8. Headdress that protects the head from bad weather.
9. The elementary stages of any subject (usually plural).
10. A member of an extinct North American Indian people who lived in the Pit river valley in northern California.
18. The federal agency that insures residential mortgages.
19. One or some or every or all without specification.
21. South American wood sorrel cultivated for its edible tubers.
22. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
23. Primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves.
24. The cry made by sheep.
26. A soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal.
30. Angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object).
31. An oral cephalosporin (trade names Keflex and Keflin and Keftab) commonly prescribe for mild to moderately severe infections of the skin or ears or throat or lungs or urinary tract.
32. Small terrestrial lizard of warm regions of the Old World.
33. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
34. Tropical American trees with palmately compound leaves and showy bell-shaped flowers.
36. Fallow deer.
37. A hard gray lustrous metallic element that is highly corrosion-resistant.
40. A unit of absorbed ionizing radiation equal to 100 ergs per gram of irradiated material.
41. A federal agency established to coordinate programs aimed at reducing pollution and protecting the environment.
43. A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Norma.
44. A soft silver-white ductile metallic element (liquid at normal temperatures).
46. A small pellet fired from an air rifle or BB gun.

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