Crossword Puzzle Number 805 (Extra Small Grid)

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ACROSS

1. A nucleic acid consisting of large molecules shaped like a double helix.
4. A federally chartered corporation that purchases mortgages.
8. A pointed tool for marking surfaces or for punching small holes.
11. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
12. Norwegian mathematician (1802-1829).
13. A unit of force equal to the force exerted by gravity.
14. (informal) Exceptionally good.
17. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
18. A soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal.
21. A state in northwestern North America.
24. A large fleet.
28. An officer who acts as military assistant to a more senior officer.
31. A midnight meeting of witches to practice witchcraft and sorcery.
33. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
34. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
35. A light strong brittle gray toxic bivalent metallic element.
36. Resinlike substance secreted by certain lac insects.
42. A public promotion of some product or service.
43. A master's degree in fine arts.
46. (British) A waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric.
48. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
50. The month following January and preceding March.
51. A condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders.
52. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
53. A federal agency established to regulate the release of new foods and health-related products.

DOWN

1. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
2. A lawman concerned with narcotics violations.
3. A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Norma.
4. The syllable naming the fourth (subdominant) note of the diatonic scale in solmization.
5. The compass point that is one point east (clockwise) of due north.
6. A state in New England.
7. A silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite.
8. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
9. Flightless New Zealand rail of thievish disposition having short wings each with a spur used in fighting.
10. An accidental hole that allows something (fluid or light etc.) to enter or escape.
15. A member of an agricultural people in southeastern India.
16. Flightless New Zealand birds similar to gallinules.
19. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
20. A Russian river.
22. Nocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate.
23. The branch of computer science that deal with writing computer programs that can solve problems creatively.
25. An intensely radioactive metallic element that occurs in minute amounts in uranium ores.
26. A unit of information equal to one million (1,048,576) bytes.
27. A light touch or stroke.
29. The district occupied entirely by the city of Washington.
30. (Akkadian) God of wisdom.
32. 16 ounces.
37. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.
38. Large burrowing rodent of South and Central America.
39. (British slang) Cafe.
40. In bed.
41. A small cake leavened with yeast.
44. A federally chartered savings bank.
45. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
47. Being one hundred more than three hundred.
49. A highly unstable radioactive element (the heaviest of the halogen series).

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