Crossword Puzzle Number 882 (Extra Small Grid)

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ACROSS

1. (Irish) Mother of the ancient Irish gods.
4. Harsh or corrosive in tone.
8. Not reflecting light.
11. Light informal conversation for social occasions.
12. Small European freshwater fish with a slender bluish-green body.
13. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
14. An organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the sale of petroleum.
15. (informal) `johnny' was applied as a nickname for Confederate soldiers by the Federal soldiers in the American Civil War.
16. The federal agency that insures residential mortgages.
17. An anxiety disorder characterized by chronic free-floating anxiety and such symptoms as tension or sweating or trembling of light-headedness or irritability etc that has lasted for more than six months.
22. The 3 goddesses of fate or destiny.
25. Having or localized centrally at a focus.
29. Relating to or concerned with a city or densely populated area.
31. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
32. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
33. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
34. A workplace for the conduct of scientific research.
37. The basic unit of money in Romania.
41. The sixth month of the civil year.
43. A light touch or stroke.
46. A member of an American Indian people of Yucatan and Belize and Guatemala who once had a culture characterized by outstanding architecture and pottery and astronomy.
47. A nucleic acid consisting of large molecules shaped like a double helix.
48. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
49. (Old Testament) In Judeo-Christian mythology.
50. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
51. Any of several small ungulate mammals of Africa and Asia with rodent-like incisors and feet with hooflike toes.

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1. Highly excited.
2. Plant with an elongated head of broad stalked leaves resembling celery.
3. In bed.
4. A public promotion of some product or service.
5. A bottle with a stopper.
6. Made agreeably cold (especially by ice).
7. A young woman making her debut into society.
8. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
9. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
10. An official language of the Republic of South Africa.
18. Thorny shrub or small tree common in central Argentina having small orange or yellow flowers followed by edible berries.
19. African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey bread.
20. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
21. A radioactive transuranic element.
23. A colorless and odorless inert gas.
24. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali metal group.
26. A compartment in front of a motor vehicle where driver sits.
27. A highly unstable radioactive element (the heaviest of the halogen series).
28. A white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily.
30. Large herbivorous tropical American arboreal lizards with a spiny crest along the back.
35. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.
36. Common Indian weaverbird.
38. Tropical starchy tuberous root.
39. A small cake leavened with yeast.
40. South African term for `boss'.
42. The most common computer memory which can be used by programs to perform necessary tasks while the computer is on.
44. A room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter.
45. Having undesirable or negative qualities.
46. (astronomy) The angular distance of a celestial point measured westward along the celestial equator from the zenith crossing.

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