Crossword Puzzle Number 464 (Extra Small Grid)

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ACROSS

1. An insecticide that is also toxic to animals and humans.
4. A French abbot.
8. Hormone produced early in pregnancy by the placenta.
11. The network in the reticular formation that serves an alerting or arousal function.
12. Concerning those not members of the clergy.
13. A period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event.
14. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.
16. A soft silvery metallic element.
18. A percussion instrument consisting of a pair of hollow pieces of wood or bone (usually held between the thumb and fingers) that are made to click together (as by Spanish dancers) in rhythm with the dance.
20. Primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves.
21. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
23. (informal) Of the highest quality.
26. A master's degree in business.
28. A lyric poem with complex stanza forms.
29. (Greek mythology) Goddess of the earth and mother of Cronus and the Titans in ancient mythology.
31. An Arabic speaking person who lives in Arabia or North Africa.
33. New Zealand conifer.
37. Having much flesh (especially fat).
40. A rare silvery (usually trivalent) metallic element.
42. Jordan's port.
45. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
46. A human female who does housework.
49. The basic unit of money in Western Samoa.
50. A small pellet fired from an air rifle or BB gun.
51. A small cake leavened with yeast.

DOWN

1. A unit of apothecary weight equal to an eighth of an ounce or to 60 grains.
2. An informal term for a father.
3. A male monarch or emperor (especially of Russia prior to 1917).
4. A silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite.
5. Common Indian weaverbird.
6. Top part of an apron.
7. An international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members.
8. Heal or recover.
9. A steep rugged rock or cliff.
10. Offering fun and gaiety.
15. A light touch or stroke.
17. A flexible container with a single opening.
19. A rotating disk shaped to convert circular into linear motion.
22. God of death.
24. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
25. 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.
27. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
30. Before noon.
32. The branch of computer science that deal with writing computer programs that can solve problems creatively.
34. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
35. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
36. Jordan's port.
38. A Loloish language.
39. An official language of the Republic of South Africa.
41. A member of the Siouan people formerly living in the Missouri river valley in NE Nebraska.
42. A small piece of cloth.
43. An undergarment worn by women to support their breasts.
44. A compartment in front of a motor vehicle where driver sits.
47. A logarithmic unit of sound intensity.
48. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.

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