Crossword Puzzle Number 741 (Extra Small Grid)

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1. (computer science) A unit for measuring the execution speed of computers.
5. A dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived.
8. A doctor's degree in dental medicine.
11. A particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography).
12. The syllable naming the sixth (submediant) note of a major or minor scale in solmization.
13. A plant hormone promoting elongation of stems and roots.
14. Acquire or gain knowledge or skills.
15. A defensive missile designed to shoot down incoming intercontinental ballistic missiles.
16. A unit of absorbed ionizing radiation equal to 100 ergs per gram of irradiated material.
17. Short and fat.
20. An associate degree in applied science.
23. The elementary stages of any subject (usually plural).
26. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
27. Being one hundred more than three hundred.
28. Date used in reckoning dates before the supposed year Christ was born.
29. Lacking or deprive of the sense of hearing wholly or in part.
31. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
34. Having undesirable or negative qualities.
35. A Kwa language spoken by the Yoruba people in southwestern Nigeria.
38. An associate degree in nursing.
40. A radioactive transuranic element.
41. The universal time coordinated time on board the spacecraft.
42. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
46. A religious belief of African origin involving witchcraft and sorcery.
47. A federal agency established to coordinate programs aimed at reducing pollution and protecting the environment.
49. (British) A waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric.
50. 10 grams.
51. According to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC).
52. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.

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1. A master's degree in library science.
2. A republic in the Middle East in western Asia.
3. A republic in western South America.
4. The capital and largest city of Yemen.
5. A flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism.
6. A very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk.
7. A unit of electrical resistance equal to the resistance between two points on a conductor when a potential difference of one volt between them produces a current of one ampere.
8. English theoretical physicist who applied relativity theory to quantum mechanics and predicted the existence of antimatter and the positron (1902-1984).
9. A flat-bottomed volcanic crater that was formed by an explosion.
10. An informal term for a father.
18. The cry made by sheep.
19. (informal) Roused to anger.
21. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
22. Any of a number of fishes of the family Carangidae.
24. A light strong brittle gray toxic bivalent metallic element.
25. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
30. A tax on employees and employers that is used to fund the Social Security system.
32. A member of an agricultural people in southeastern India.
33. A city in west central Washington on an arm of Puget Sound south of Seattle.
36. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
37. A city in central New York.
39. Plant with an elongated head of broad stalked leaves resembling celery.
43. A label made of cardboard or plastic or metal.
44. The longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code.
45. A light touch or stroke.
48. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.

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