Crossword Puzzle Number 524 (Extra Small Grid)

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ACROSS

1. (usually followed by `to') Having the necessary means or skill or know-how or authority to do something.
5. Airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc..
8. The syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization.
11. Set down according to a plan.
12. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
13. Any of various primates with short tails or no tail at all.
14. In bed.
15. A workplace for the conduct of scientific research.
16. Goddess of the dead and queen of the underworld.
17. Experiencing or showing sorrow or unhappiness.
20. A light touch or stroke.
21. The cry made by sheep.
24. A unit of absorbed ionizing radiation equal to 100 ergs per gram of irradiated material.
28. Primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves.
30. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
33. A rare silvery (usually trivalent) metallic element.
34. A medicinal drug used to evoke vomiting (especially in cases of drug overdose or poisoning).
39. A short labored intake of breath with the mouth open.
42. An informal term for a father.
43. A sudden short attack.
46. Aircraft landing in bad weather in which the pilot is talked down by ground control using precision approach radar.
47. South American wood sorrel cultivated for its edible tubers.
48. Very dark black.
49. Light informal conversation for social occasions.
50. A rapid escape (as by criminals).
51. Largest known toad species.
52. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.

DOWN

1. By bad luck.
2. A small cake leavened with yeast.
3. A German art song of the 19th century for voice and piano.
4. A doctor's degree in education.
5. West Indian tree having racemes of fragrant white flowers and yielding a durable timber and resinous juice.
6. Any culture medium that uses agar as the gelling agent.
7. Tag the base runner to get him out.
8. Tropical woody herb with showy yellow flowers and flat pods.
9. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
10. Goddess of the dead and queen of the underworld.
18. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
19. A former agency (from 1946 to 1974) that was responsible for research into atomic energy and its peacetime uses in the United States.
22. A silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite.
23. A soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal.
25. 10 grams.
26. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.
27. A small pellet fired from an air rifle or BB gun.
29. The elementary stages of any subject (usually plural).
31. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
32. A Bantu language spoken by the Chaga people in northern Tanzania.
35. Large burrowing rodent of South and Central America.
36. Mild yellow Dutch cheese made in balls.
37. A particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography).
38. 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.
39. Primitive predaceous North American fish covered with hard scales and having long jaws with needle-like teeth.
40. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
41. A metabolic acid found in yeast and liver cells.
44. An informal debt instrument.
45. A nucleic acid consisting of large molecules shaped like a double helix.

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