Crossword Puzzle Number 773 (Extra Small Grid)

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ACROSS

1. An artificial language that is a revision and simplification of Esperanto.
4. United States labor organizer who ran for President as a socialist (1855-1926).
8. A doctor's degree in education.
11. Aromatic bulb used as seasoning.
12. Small buffalo of the Celebes having small straight horns.
13. Concerning those not members of the clergy.
14. One thousandth of a second.
16. Type genus of the Alaudidae.
18. African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey bread.
21. Wild sheep of northern Africa.
22. An independent agency of the United States government responsible for collecting and coordinating intelligence and counterintelligence activities abroad in the national interest.
23. How long something has existed.
24. (Irish) Mother of the ancient Irish gods.
27. A defensive missile designed to shoot down incoming intercontinental ballistic missiles.
31. English theoretical physicist who applied relativity theory to quantum mechanics and predicted the existence of antimatter and the positron (1902-1984).
35. Resinlike substance secreted by certain lac insects.
36. A small cake leavened with yeast.
44. A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Norma.
47. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
48. Of or relating to or characteristic of Thailand of its people.
49. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
51. The elementary stages of any subject (usually plural).
52. (prefix) Coming before or being preliminary or preparatory.
53. (informal) Very tired.

DOWN

1. A metrical unit with unstressed-stressed syllables.
2. Any orchid of the genus Disa.
3. A spread made chiefly from vegetable oils and used as a substitute for butter.
4. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.
5. Half the width of an em.
6. A long thin fluffy scarf of feathers or fur.
7. A deep bow.
8. Escape, either physically or mentally.
9. An informal term for a father.
10. Two items of the same kind.
15. Counting the number of white and red blood cells and the number of platelets in 1 cubic millimeter of blood.
17. The month following July and preceding September.
19. The branch of computer science that deal with writing computer programs that can solve problems creatively.
20. The cry made by sheep.
25. A hard malleable ductile silvery metallic element that is resistant to corrosion.
26. A colorless and odorless inert gas.
28. A bachelor's degree in religion.
29. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
30. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
32. A flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism.
33. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
34. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
37. An Arabic speaking person who lives in Arabia or North Africa.
38. The Tibeto-Burman language spoken in the Dali region of Yunnan.
39. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
40. A small pellet fired from an air rifle or BB gun.
41. Small European freshwater fish with a slender bluish-green body.
42. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
43. American political cartoonist (1840-1902).
45. A watery solution of sugars, salts, and minerals that circulates through the vascular system of a plant.
46. 4-wheeled motor vehicle.
50. A Russian river.
51. A Mid-Atlantic state.

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