Crossword Puzzle Number 440 (Extra Small Grid)

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1. A belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school.
4. German organist and contrapuntist (1685-1750).
8. Piece of solid food for dipping in a liquid.
11. A drug combination found in some over-the-counter headache remedies (Aspirin and Phenacetin and Caffeine).
12. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
13. An accountant certified by the state.
14. A graphical record of electrical activity of the brain.
15. (Old Testament) Cain and Abel were the first children of Adam and Eve born after the Fall of Man.
16. A former agency (from 1946 to 1974) that was responsible for research into atomic energy and its peacetime uses in the United States.
17. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
23. An official language of the Republic of South Africa.
26. Being one hundred more than three hundred.
27. Tropical starchy tuberous root.
28. According to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC).
30. A light strong brittle gray toxic bivalent metallic element.
31. A coffee cake flavored with orange rind and raisins and almonds.
34. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
39. A radioactive transuranic element produced by bombarding plutonium with neutrons.
40. (Irish) Mother of the ancient Irish gods.
41. Leaf or strip from a leaf of the talipot palm used in India for writing paper.
44. Noisy talk.
46. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
47. A feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause).
48. Pale gray.
49. A silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite.
50. A small cake leavened with yeast.

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1. The United Nations agency concerned with atomic energy.
2. A detailed description of design criteria for a piece of work.
3. One millionth of a gram.
4. An indehiscent fruit derived from a single ovary having one or many seeds within a fleshy wall or pericarp.
5. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
6. The 22nd letter of the Greek alphabet.
7. Imperial dynasty that ruled China (most of the time) from 206 BC to 221 and expanded its boundaries and developed its bureaucracy.
8. A mark left by the healing of injured tissue.
9. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
10. Large burrowing rodent of South and Central America.
18. West Indian tree having racemes of fragrant white flowers and yielding a durable timber and resinous juice.
19. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
20. Having undesirable or negative qualities.
21. The longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code.
22. Jordan's port.
24. A public promotion of some product or service.
25. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.
29. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
32. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
33. (Hindu) A manner of sitting (as in the practice of Yoga).
35. Type genus of the Anatidae.
36. Measuring instrument for indicating speed of rotation.
37. Type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill.
38. Any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples.
39. An associate degree in nursing.
42. A young woman making her debut into society.
43. A flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism.
44. An international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members.
45. A state in east central United States.
46. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.

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