Crossword Puzzle Number 727 (Extra Small Grid)

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1. A usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hair.
4. Counting the number of white and red blood cells and the number of platelets in 1 cubic millimeter of blood.
7. Deeply moved.
11. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
12. The longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code.
13. Evergreen trees and shrubs having oily one-seeded fruits.
14. Divulge information or secrets.
16. A rare silvery (usually trivalent) metallic element.
17. English writer and a central member of the Fabian Society (1858-1943).
18. A soft yellow malleable ductile (trivalent and univalent) metallic element.
19. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
21. A unit of magnetomotive force equal to 0.7958 ampere-turns.
23. The branch of computer science that deal with writing computer programs that can solve problems creatively.
25. An amino acid that is found in the central nervous system.
28. Jordan's port.
30. Small dry indehiscent fruit with the seed distinct from the fruit wall.
33. An informal term for a father.
35. A hidden storage space (for money or provisions or weapons).
36. A soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal.
37. Someone who is morally reprehensible.
41. Type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill.
45. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
46. A case or sheath especially a pollen sac or moss capsule.
48. An associate degree in applied science.
49. A trivial lie.
51. An Arabic speaking person who lives in Arabia or North Africa.
52. Government agency created in 1974 to license and regulate nuclear power plants.
53. A federal agency established to regulate the release of new foods and health-related products.
54. A small cake leavened with yeast.
55. A doctor's degree in preventive medicine.

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1. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
2. River in eastern Asia.
3. A period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event.
4. Being one hundred more than three hundred.
5. A flexible container with a single opening.
6. A Bantu language spoken by the Chaga people in northern Tanzania.
7. An arrangement of objects or people side by side in a line.
8. Fermented alcoholic beverage similar to but heavier than beer.
9. Having nine hinged bands of bony plates.
10. A sock with a separation for the big toe.
15. African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey bread.
20. The cry made by sheep.
22. An indehiscent fruit derived from a single ovary having one or many seeds within a fleshy wall or pericarp.
24. Having undesirable or negative qualities.
26. God of wealth and love.
27. A former agency (from 1946 to 1974) that was responsible for research into atomic energy and its peacetime uses in the United States.
29. Unknown god.
31. A state in New England.
32. 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.
34. Whitish fibrous membrane (albuginea) that with the cornea forms the outer covering of the eyeball.
38. Harsh or corrosive in tone.
39. According to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC).
40. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
42. Relating to or characteristic of or occurring on land.
43. The lean flesh of a fish that is often farmed.
44. United States writer (born in Poland) who wrote in Yiddish (1880-1957).
47. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
50. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.

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