Crossword Puzzle Number 775 (Extra Small Grid)

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1. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.
5. A Russian river.
7. Designer drug designed to have the effects of amphetamines (it floods the brain with serotonin) but to avoid the drug laws.
11. A landlocked republic in northwestern Africa.
12. An informal term for a father.
13. An official language of the Republic of South Africa.
14. The sixth month of the civil year.
15. A doctor's degree in education.
16. An undergarment worn by women to support their breasts.
17. (astronomy) The angular distance of a celestial point measured westward along the celestial equator from the zenith crossing.
18. The elementary stages of any subject (usually plural).
23. East Indian tree bearing a profusion of intense vermilion velvet-textured blooms and yielding a yellow dye.
25. An independent agency of the United States government responsible for collecting and coordinating intelligence and counterintelligence activities abroad in the national interest.
27. A period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event.
30. Perennial herb of East India to Polynesia and Australia cultivated for its large edible root yielding Otaheite arrowroot starch.
31. A compartment in front of a motor vehicle where driver sits.
33. A small pellet fired from an air rifle or BB gun.
35. The capital of Western Samoa.
43. (informal) Exceptionally good.
45. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
46. Any of numerous hairy-bodied insects including social and solitary species.
48. Having leadership guidance.
49. A federal agency established to coordinate programs aimed at reducing pollution and protecting the environment.
50. Using speech rather than writing.
51. An agency of the United Nations affiliated with the World Bank.

DOWN

1. A woman hired to suckle a child of someone else.
2. An informal term for a father.
3. A flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism.
4. English theoretical physicist who applied relativity theory to quantum mechanics and predicted the existence of antimatter and the positron (1902-1984).
5. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
6. Having undesirable or negative qualities.
7. A unit of weight equivalent to 1000 kilograms.
8. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
9. God of death.
10. By bad luck.
19. An indehiscent fruit derived from a single ovary having one or many seeds within a fleshy wall or pericarp.
20. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
21. A Turkish unit of weight equal to about 2.75 pounds.
22. Light informal conversation for social occasions.
24. The branch of computer science that deal with writing computer programs that can solve problems creatively.
26. A plant hormone promoting elongation of stems and roots.
28. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali metal group.
29. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
32. A master's degree in business.
34. A flexible container with a single opening.
36. Preparatory school work done outside school (especially at home).
37. The United Nations agency concerned with atomic energy.
38. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
39. Any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples.
40. Surrealist Spanish painter (1904-1989).
41. In bed.
42. A quantity of no importance.
44. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
47. A polyvalent metallic element that resembles chromium and tungsten in its properties.

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