Crossword Puzzle Number 458 (Extra Small Grid)

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1. British informal term.
4. A compartment in front of a motor vehicle where driver sits.
7. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
11. 30 to 300 gigahertz.
12. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
13. Any of various strong liquors distilled from the fermented sap of toddy palms or from fermented molasses.
14. Resinlike substance secreted by certain lac insects.
15. A proportion multiplied by 100.
16. Spanish painter best known for his portraits (1746-1828).
17. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
19. A very poisonous metallic element that has three allotropic forms.
21. (of light) Lacking in intensity or brightness.
23. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
25. Fallow deer.
28. The face of a timepiece.
34. The 12th letter of the Greek alphabet.
37. Open-heart surgery in which the rib cage is opened and a section of a blood vessel is grafted from the aorta to the coronary artery to bypass the blocked section of the coronary artery and improve the blood supply to the heart.
38. The largest continent with 60% of the earth's population.
40. (Scotland) A small loaf or roll of soft bread.
43. The Tibeto-Burman language spoken in the Dali region of Yunnan.
44. Not only so, but.
45. Fermented alcoholic beverage similar to but heavier than beer.
46. A graphical recording of the cardiac cycle produced by an electrocardiograph.
47. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.
48. The cry made by sheep.
49. Narrow wood or metal or plastic runners used for gliding over snow.

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1. A sails-shaped constellation in the southern hemisphere near Carina.
2. According to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC).
3. A fluorocarbon with chlorine.
4. Any of numerous plants of the genus Capparis.
5. The elementary stages of any subject (usually plural).
6. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
7. 10 grams.
8. Beside one another in a row or rank.
9. Common Indian weaverbird.
10. A Kwa language spoken in Ghana and the Ivory Coast.
18. Any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples.
20. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
22. A woman hired to suckle a child of someone else.
24. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
26. The branch of computer science that deal with writing computer programs that can solve problems creatively.
27. An angular shape characterized by sharp turns in alternating directions.
29. African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey bread.
30. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
31. Wasting of the body during a chronic disease.
32. Having the wind against the forward side of the sails.
33. Any of a group of heavenly spirits under the god Anu.
35. Employed in accomplishing something.
36. King of Saudi Arabia since 1982 (born in 1922).
37. Any of various primates with short tails or no tail at all.
39. A plant hormone promoting elongation of stems and roots.
41. A flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism.
42. Seed of a pea plant.

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