Crossword Puzzle Number 849 (Extra Small Grid)

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1. Characteristic of a mob.
4. Dearly loved.
8. The longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code.
11. Any of various primates with short tails or no tail at all.
12. A sock with a separation for the big toe.
13. Used of a single unit or thing.
14. Having leadership guidance.
15. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
16. Light informal conversation for social occasions.
17. A fraudulent business scheme.
19. Lower in esteem.
21. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
23. An island of central Hawaii.
24. Evergreen Indian shrub with vivid yellow flowers whose bark is used in tanning.
28. An uproarious party.
29. (Irish) Mother of the Tuatha De Danann.
30. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
32. A very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk.
34. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
35. Before noon.
36. The capital and largest city of Yemen.
40. A small vessel for travel on water.
43. A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Norma.
44. An informal term for a father.
47. A period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event.
48. Tag the base runner to get him out.
49. Harsh or corrosive in tone.
50. The cry made by sheep.
51. A Kwa language spoken by the Yoruba people in southwestern Nigeria.
52. A notable achievement.
53. The sign language used in the United States.


1. A master's degree in library science.
2. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
3. English monk and scholar (672-735).
4. Acute delirium caused by alcohol poisoning.
5. (used of count nouns) Every one considered individually.
6. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
7. Humorously vulgar.
8. (Mesopotamia) God of agriculture and earth.
9. Squash bugs.
10. A populous province in northeastern China.
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.
20. African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey bread.
22. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
25. A state in the eastern United States.
26. An associate degree in nursing.
27. (British) A waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric.
31. An attendant who carries the golf clubs for a player.
33. Naked freshwater or marine or parasitic protozoa that form temporary pseudopods for feeding and locomotion.
37. Any of various strong liquors distilled from the fermented sap of toddy palms or from fermented molasses.
38. (Babylonian) God of wisdom and agriculture and patron of scribes and schools.
39. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.
41. A river that rises in northeastern Turkey (near the source of the Euphrates) and flows generally eastward through Armenia to the Caspian Sea.
42. An official language of the Republic of South Africa.
45. (informal) Of the highest quality.
46. A condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders.

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