Crossword Puzzle Number 723 (Extra Small Grid)

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ACROSS

1. 3 to 30 gigahertz.
4. A cord fastened around the neck with an ornamental clasp and worn as a necktie.
8. Relating to or characteristic of or occurring on the sea or ships.
11. An emotional response that has been acquired by conditioning.
12. South American armadillo with three bands of bony plates.
13. An ugly evil-looking old woman.
14. The chance to speak.
15. Any of various floor-like platforms built into a vessel.
16. A metal-bearing mineral valuable enough to be mined.
17. A medicinal drug used to evoke vomiting (especially in cases of drug overdose or poisoning).
20. A soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal.
23. Sluggish tailless Australian arboreal marsupial with gray furry ears and coat.
26. A sock knitted or woven with a diamond-shaped pattern.
29. An elaborate song for solo voice.
31. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
32. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
33. Having undesirable or negative qualities.
35. The capital and largest city of Yemen.
39. A short labored intake of breath with the mouth open.
42. A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Norma.
43. The state of needing something that is absent or unavailable.
47. Aircraft landing in bad weather in which the pilot is talked down by ground control using precision approach radar.
48. Light informal conversation for social occasions.
49. A small restaurant where drinks and snacks are sold.
50. A light touch or stroke.
51. A Kwa language spoken by the Yoruba people in southwestern Nigeria.
52. Type genus of the family Arcidae.
53. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.

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1. Interface consisting of a standard port between a computer and its peripherals that is used in some computers.
2. A collection of objects laid on top of each other.
3. Canadian literary critic interested in the use of myth and symbolism (1912-1991).
4. A member of an agricultural people of southern India.
5. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
6. Resinlike substance secreted by certain lac insects.
7. (Judaism) Sacred chest where the ancient Hebrews kept the two tablets containing the Ten Commandments.
8. Full of submerged reefs or sandbanks or shoals.
9. A British peer ranking below a Marquess and above a Viscount.
10. American novelist (1909-1955).
18. West Indian tree having racemes of fragrant white flowers and yielding a durable timber and resinous juice.
19. A motley assortment of things.
21. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
22. An Arabic speaking person who lives in Arabia or North Africa.
24. A state in northwestern United States on the Pacific.
25. The branch of computer science that deal with writing computer programs that can solve problems creatively.
27. A white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily.
28. An international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members.
30. Being one hundred more than three hundred.
34. (Irish) Chief god of the Tuatha De Danann.
35. The sense organ for hearing and equilibrium.
36. Any of various strong liquors distilled from the fermented sap of toddy palms or from fermented molasses.
37. (Babylonian) God of wisdom and agriculture and patron of scribes and schools.
38. Type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill.
40. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
41. A metabolic acid found in yeast and liver cells.
44. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
45. A fluorocarbon with chlorine.
46. Large brownish-green New Zealand parrot.

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