Crossword Puzzle Number 452 (Extra Small Grid)

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ACROSS

1. The syllable naming the sixth (submediant) note of a major or minor scale in solmization.
4. South American armadillo with three bands of bony plates.
8. Thickening of tissue in the motor tracts of the lateral columns and anterior horns of the spinal cord.
11. Leaf or strip from a leaf of the talipot palm used in India for writing paper.
12. United States educator who introduced reforms that significantly altered the system of public education (1796-1859).
13. Resinlike substance secreted by certain lac insects.
14. An emotional response that has been acquired by conditioning.
15. Either of two muscles of the abdomen and pelvis that flex the trunk and rotate the thigh.
17. Informal terms for a mother.
18. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
20. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
21. According to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC).
23. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.
25. A federally sponsored corporation that insures accounts in national banks and other qualified institutions.
26. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
28. Light informal conversation for social occasions.
31. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
34. A logarithmic unit of sound intensity.
35. A constitutional monarchy on the western part of the islands of Samoa in the South Pacific.
38. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
40. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
41. The compass point midway between east and southeast.
43. A nucleotide derived from adenosine that occurs in muscle tissue.
46. An oil port in southern Iraq.
48. The superior of an abbey of monks.
49. Fermented alcoholic beverage similar to but heavier than beer.
50. The residue that remains when something is burned.
51. 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.
54. Primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves.
55. Flower arrangement consisting of a circular band of foliage or flowers for ornamental purposes.
56. Electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field.
57. Not only so, but.

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1. Informal or slang terms for mentally irregular.
2. A city in northwestern Syria.
3. Any of several Orthodox Jewish sects who reject modern secular culture and many of whom do not recognize the spiritual authority of the modern state of Israel.
4. The basic unit of electric current adopted under the System International d'Unites.
5. An archaic name for Easter or Passover.
6. Small buffalo of the Celebes having small straight horns.
7. A nucleic acid that transmits genetic information from DNA to the cytoplasm.
8. A silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite.
9. A Tibetan or Mongolian priest of Lamaism.
10. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
16. An enclosed space.
19. Tropical American tree producing cacao beans.
22. An ugly evil-looking old woman.
24. A state in northwestern United States on the Pacific.
27. The elementary stages of any subject (usually plural).
29. A public promotion of some product or service.
30. A small pellet fired from an air rifle or BB gun.
32. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
33. A rare silvery (usually trivalent) metallic element.
36. Lower in esteem.
37. A Bantu language.
39. A telegram sent abroad.
40. A rapid escape (as by criminals).
42. (Akkadian) God of wisdom.
44. A one-piece cloak worn by men in ancient Rome.
45. A major god.
47. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
49. (used of animals especially a horse) Of a moderate reddish-brown color n 1.
52. A colorless and odorless inert gas.
53. The district occupied entirely by the city of Washington.

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