Crossword Puzzle Number 839 (Extra Small Grid)

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ACROSS

1. Evergreen trees and shrubs having oily one-seeded fruits.
5. The elementary stages of any subject (usually plural).
8. (computer science) The rate at which data is transferred (as by a modem).
11. 11th President of the United States.
12. Having undesirable or negative qualities.
13. An enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of many body compounds (e.g., epinephrine and norepinephrine and serotonin).
14. The square of a body of any size of type.
15. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.
18. Tropical American trees with palmately compound leaves and showy bell-shaped flowers.
19. A state in northwestern North America.
20. Used of a single unit or thing.
24. Resinlike substance secreted by certain lac insects.
27. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
28. An Indian side dish of yogurt and chopped cucumbers and spices.
31. Lower in esteem.
34. A heavy silvery toxic univalent and bivalent metallic element.
35. The cry made by sheep.
36. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
38. A public promotion of some product or service.
40. Someone who is morally reprehensible.
41. (Irish) Mother of the ancient Irish gods.
44. Submerged aquatic plant having narrow leaves and small flowers.
47. A native of ancient Troy.
49. The part of the nervous system of vertebrates that controls involuntary actions of the smooth muscles and heart and glands.
50. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
52. An officer who acts as military assistant to a more senior officer.
53. A guided missile fired from shipboard against an airborne target.
54. A decree that prohibits something.
55. A gully that is shallower than a ravine.
56. A radioactive transuranic element.

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1. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
2. Capital and largest city of Togo.
3. Angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object).
4. Jordan's port.
5. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
6. A Chadic language spoken in northern Nigeria.
7. Being one hundred more than three hundred.
8. The rate at which heat is produced by an individual in a resting state.
9. Large burrowing rodent of South and Central America.
10. The process of becoming softened and saturated as a consequence of being immersed in water (or other liquid).
16. Fairly small terrestrial ferns of tropical America.
17. Leaf or strip from a leaf of the talipot palm used in India for writing paper.
21. An international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members.
22. A large fleet.
23. The branch of computer science that deal with writing computer programs that can solve problems creatively.
25. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
26. A compartment in front of a motor vehicle where driver sits.
29. The fifth day of the week.
30. A soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal.
32. A island in the Netherlands Antilles that is the top of an extinct volcano.
33. A port city in southwestern Iran.
37. An extreme state of adversity.
38. Committee formed by a special-interest group to raise money for their favorite political candidates.
39. (Irish) Mother of the Tuatha De Danann.
42. A quantity of no importance.
43. Again but in a new or different way.
45. A belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school.
46. A light touch or stroke.
48. A unit of absorbed ionizing radiation equal to 100 ergs per gram of irradiated material.
51. A rare silvery (usually trivalent) metallic element.

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