Crossword Puzzle Number 448 (Extra Small Grid)

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1. An amino acid that is found in the central nervous system.
5. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
7. The 11th letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
11. An accidental hole that allows something (fluid or light etc.) to enter or escape.
12. A white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily.
13. A member of an Iroquoian people formerly living on the south shore of Lake Erie in northern Ohio and northwest Pennsylvania and western New York.
14. A tiny or scarcely detectable amount.
15. A light strong brittle gray toxic bivalent metallic element.
16. Cook and make edible by putting in a hot oven.
17. An associate degree in nursing.
18. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
20. The bottom of a sea or ocean.
23. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
25. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
27. Any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples.
31. A region of Malaysia in northeastern Borneo.
34. Syncopated music in duple time for dancing the rumba.
38. Date used in reckoning dates before the supposed year Christ was born.
39. (Akkadian) God of wisdom.
40. Employing variations in pitch to distinguish meanings of otherwise similar words.
42. Scottish chemist noted for his research into the structure of nucleic acids (born in 1907).
44. A digital display that uses liquid crystal cells that change reflectivity in an applied electric field.
45. Harsh or corrosive in tone.
48. Large brownish-green New Zealand parrot.
49. A knockout declared by the referee who judges one boxer unable to continue.
50. A small cake leavened with yeast.
51. The sign language used in the United States.


1. Sustentacular tissue that surrounds and supports neurons in the central nervous system.
2. (in Gnosticism) A divine power or nature emanating from the Supreme Being and playing various roles in the operation of the universe.
3. Nocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate.
4. Jordan's port.
5. A white linen liturgical vestment with sleeves.
6. Conqueror of Gaul and master of Italy (100-44 BC).
7. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
8. An Arabic speaking person who lives in Arabia or North Africa.
9. A broad highway designed for high-speed traffic.
10. Paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people).
19. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
21. The cry made by sheep.
22. Boiled or baked buckwheat.
24. A rare silvery (usually trivalent) metallic element.
26. The bill in a restaurant.
28. Capital and largest city and economic center of Peru.
29. A state-chartered savings bank owned by its depositors and managed by a board of trustees.
30. A piece of information about circumstances that exist or events that have occurred.
32. Yellow-fever mosquitos.
33. Relating to the deepest parts of the ocean (below 6000 meters).
35. Any of several white wines from the Rhine River valley in Germany (`hock' is British usage).
36. Cancel, annul, or reverse an action or its effect.
37. Divulge information or secrets.
38. 16 ounces.
41. A trivial lie.
43. A Turkish unit of weight equal to about 2.75 pounds.
46. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
47. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.
48. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.

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