Crossword Puzzle Number 483 (Extra Small Grid)

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1. The month following September and preceding November.
4. Any of a number of fishes of the family Carangidae.
8. Standard time in the 6th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 90th meridian.
11. The corporate executive responsible for the operations of the firm.
12. Type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill.
13. South American wood sorrel cultivated for its edible tubers.
14. A federation of North American industrial unions that merged with the American Federation of Labor in 1955.
15. A heavy brittle diamagnetic trivalent metallic element (resembles arsenic and antimony chemically).
16. Relating to the deepest parts of the ocean (below 6000 meters).
18. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
21. A Tibetan or Mongolian priest of Lamaism.
22. A flat-bottomed volcanic crater that was formed by an explosion.
24. The capital and largest city of Japan.
26. Above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent.
27. A heavy block of iron or steel on which hot metals are shaped by hammering.
28. A software system that facilitates the creation and maintenance and use of an electronic database.
29. Oval reproductive body of a fowl (especially a hen) used as food.
31. Regarded with deep or rapturous love (especially as if for a god).
34. A small pellet fired from an air rifle or BB gun.
36. A member of a seafaring group of North American Indians who lived on the Pacific coast of British Columbia and southwestern Alaska.
39. Informal terms for a mother.
40. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
42. Aircraft landing in bad weather in which the pilot is talked down by ground control using precision approach radar.
45. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
46. A long projecting or anterior elongation of an animal's head.
47. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
48. A boy or man.
49. An agency of the United Nations affiliated with the World Bank.
50. God of death.

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1. English scholastic philosopher and assumed author of Occam's Razor (1285-1349).
2. Tropical American trees with palmately compound leaves and showy bell-shaped flowers.
3. To an excessive degree.
4. A island in the Netherlands Antilles that is the top of an extinct volcano.
5. A user interface in which you type commands instead of choosing them from a menu or selecting an icon.
6. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
7. The longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code.
8. The closing section of a musical composition.
9. A fraudulent business scheme.
10. The basic unit of money in Western Samoa.
17. Cuban dancer and choreographer (born in 1921).
19. British physicist (born in Austria) who with Lise Meitner recognized that Otto Hahn had produced a new kind of nuclear reaction which they named nuclear fission.
20. A heavy ductile magnetic metallic element.
23. A defensive missile designed to shoot down incoming intercontinental ballistic missiles.
25. (Irish) Chief god of the Tuatha De Danann.
30. A member of an agricultural people in southeastern India.
32. An independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia).
33. The capital and largest city of Bangladesh.
35. A small cake leavened with yeast.
37. God of fire.
38. Made agreeably cold (especially by ice).
41. A unit of absorbed ionizing radiation equal to 100 ergs per gram of irradiated material.
43. Informal terms for a mother.
44. A health resort near a spring or at the seaside.
45. Before noon.

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