Crossword Puzzle Number 530 (Extra Small Grid)

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ACROSS

1. Any of various units of capacity.
4. Informal terms for a mother.
7. An amino acid that is found in the central nervous system.
11. A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Norma.
12. 100 avos equal 1 pataca.
13. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.
14. The bill in a restaurant.
15. A compartment in front of a motor vehicle where driver sits.
16. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
17. A soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal.
19. A digital display that uses liquid crystal cells that change reflectivity in an applied electric field.
21. The most common computer memory which can be used by programs to perform necessary tasks while the computer is on.
23. A former agency (from 1946 to 1974) that was responsible for research into atomic energy and its peacetime uses in the United States.
24. A software system that facilitates the creation and maintenance and use of an electronic database.
29. According to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC).
31. A long noosed rope used to catch animals.
32. The longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code.
34. A small pellet fired from an air rifle or BB gun.
35. The eleventh month of the civil year.
37. (astronomy) The angular distance of a celestial point measured westward along the celestial equator from the zenith crossing.
41. (of a young animal) Abandoned by its mother and raised by hand.
45. The habitation of wild animals.
47. Of or relating to or characteristic of the Republic of Chad or its people or language.
48. A rare silvery (usually trivalent) metallic element.
49. City in southwestern Colombia in a rich agricultural area.
50. An officer who acts as military assistant to a more senior officer.
51. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
52. An Arabic speaking person who lives in Arabia or North Africa.
53. A radioactive element of the actinide series.

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1. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
2. (informal) Exceptionally good.
3. A workplace for the conduct of scientific research.
4. (British) A waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric.
5. Rounded like an egg.
6. Large high frilly cap with a full crown.
7. 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.
8. The sixth month of the civil year.
9. A small cake leavened with yeast.
10. (Old Testament) In Judeo-Christian mythology.
18. A gonadotropic hormone that is secreted by the anterior pituitary.
20. A severe shortage (especially a shortage of food).
22. A woman hired to suckle a child of someone else.
25. A gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number).
26. The act of slowing down or falling behind.
27. A highly unstable radioactive element (the heaviest of the halogen series).
28. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
30. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
33. A genus of Indriidae.
34. A workplace for the conduct of scientific research.
36. English monk and scholar (672-735).
37. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
38. Type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill.
39. A river that rises in western New Mexico and flows westward through southern Arizona to become a tributary of the Colorado River.
40. Baby bed with high sides.
42. An informal term for a father.
43. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
44. A light touch or stroke.
46. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
47. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.

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