Crossword Puzzle Number 837 (Extra Small Grid)

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1. A licensed medical practitioner.
4. A flat-bottomed volcanic crater that was formed by an explosion.
8. A light touch or stroke.
11. A drug combination found in some over-the-counter headache remedies (Aspirin and Phenacetin and Caffeine).
12. A French abbot.
13. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
14. The last (12th) month of the year.
15. A city in western Germany near the Dutch and Belgian borders.
17. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
20. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.
21. A doctor's degree in religion.
23. Scarabaeid beetle considered divine by ancient Egyptians.
29. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
30. Light informal conversation for social occasions.
32. A compartment in front of a motor vehicle where driver sits.
33. A member of an agricultural people of southern India.
40. A silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite.
41. A river in central Italy rising in the Apennines and flowing through Florence and Pisa to the Ligurian Sea.
44. (informal) Of the highest quality.
46. A small cake leavened with yeast.
47. A religious belief of African origin involving witchcraft and sorcery.
48. Resinlike substance secreted by certain lac insects.
49. In bed.
50. A decree that prohibits something.


1. An informal term for a father.
2. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
3. Being one hundred more than two hundred.
4. A constitutional monarchy in southeastern Asia on Borneo and the Malay Peninsula.
5. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
6. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
7. Having been read.
8. The longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code.
9. Advanced in years.
10. An unofficial association of people or groups.
16. A small restaurant where drinks and snacks are sold.
18. A percussion instrument consisting of a pair of hollow pieces of wood or bone (usually held between the thumb and fingers) that are made to click together (as by Spanish dancers) in rhythm with the dance.
19. Open-heart surgery in which the rib cage is opened and a section of a blood vessel is grafted from the aorta to the coronary artery to bypass the blocked section of the coronary artery and improve the blood supply to the heart.
22. Nocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate.
24. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
25. A small pellet fired from an air rifle or BB gun.
26. A legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body.
27. An intensely radioactive metallic element that occurs in minute amounts in uranium ores.
28. A logarithmic unit of sound intensity.
31. A soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal.
34. Type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill.
35. An amino acid that is found in the central nervous system.
36. An Arabic speaking person who lives in Arabia or North Africa.
37. A pointed instrument used to prod into motion.
38. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
39. (Old Testament) Cain and Abel were the first children of Adam and Eve born after the Fall of Man.
42. The compass point that is one point east (clockwise) of due north.
43. A former monetary unit in Great Britain.
45. An international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members.

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