Crossword Puzzle Number 852 (Extra Small Grid)

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1. Goddess of criminal rashness and its punishment.
4. A small cake leavened with yeast.
8. A numbered compartment in a post office where mail is put to be called for.
11. Resinlike substance secreted by certain lac insects.
12. (botany) Of or relating to the axil.
13. Any of various primates with short tails or no tail at all.
14. Counting the number of white and red blood cells and the number of platelets in 1 cubic millimeter of blood.
15. In a murderous frenzy as if possessed by a demon.
16. Relating to or characteristic of or occurring on the sea or ships.
17. The branch of computer science that deal with writing computer programs that can solve problems creatively.
19. A metallic element having four allotropic forms.
22. United States writer (born in Poland) who wrote in Yiddish (1880-1957).
24. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.
27. A defensive missile designed to shoot down incoming intercontinental ballistic missiles.
30. A light touch or stroke.
32. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
34. A soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal.
36. A flexible container with a single opening.
37. Primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves.
43. South African term for `boss'.
47. Any of various systems of units for measuring electricity and magnetism.
49. Last or greatest in an indefinitely large series.
50. An informal term for a father.
51. Any of a number of fishes of the family Carangidae.
52. Headdress that protects the head from bad weather.


1. Type genus of the Alcidae comprising solely the razorbill.
2. A sock with a separation for the big toe.
3. (computer science) A coding system that incorporates extra parity bits in order to detect errors.
4. The cry made by sheep.
5. Voluntary contributions to aid the poor.
6. African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey bread.
7. (Judaism) Sacred chest where the ancient Hebrews kept the two tablets containing the Ten Commandments.
8. An archaic name for Easter or Passover.
9. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
10. A signal transmitted along a narrow path.
18. Someone who is morally reprehensible.
20. An international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members.
21. Extremely pleasing.
23. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
25. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.
26. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
28. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
29. 1/1000 gram.
31. How long something has existed.
33. A compartment in front of a motor vehicle where driver sits.
35. An associate degree in applied science.
38. A Tibetan or Mongolian priest of Lamaism.
39. Cheap showy jewelry or ornament or clothing.
40. An informal term for a father.
41. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
42. The basic unit of money in Thailand.
44. A former agency (from 1946 to 1974) that was responsible for research into atomic energy and its peacetime uses in the United States.
45. A unit of absorbed ionizing radiation equal to 100 ergs per gram of irradiated material.
46. Antibacterial drug (trade name Nydrazid) used to treat tuberculosis.
47. An international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members.
48. A bachelor's degree in science.

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