Crossword Puzzle Number 905 (Extra Small Grid)

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1. A compartment in front of a motor vehicle where driver sits.
4. In bed.
8. A protocol developed for the internet to get data from one network device to another.
11. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
12. An independent agency of the United States government responsible for aviation and spaceflight.
13. Any of numerous hairy-bodied insects including social and solitary species.
14. At a great distance in time or space or degree.
15. Used of a single unit or thing.
17. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
18. Make secure by lashing.
20. A radioactive element of the alkali-metal group discovered as a disintegration product of actinium.
21. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
22. A river of southwestern Africa that rises in central Angola and flows east and then north (forming part of the border between Angola and Congo) and continuing northwest through Congo to empty into the Congo River on the border between Congo and Republic of the Congo.
25. (usually followed by `to') Having the necessary means or skill or know-how or authority to do something.
27. An accountant certified by the state.
28. An independent agency of the United States government responsible for collecting and coordinating intelligence and counterintelligence activities abroad in the national interest.
29. The syllable naming the fourth (subdominant) note of the diatonic scale in solmization.
31. (Akkadian) God of wisdom.
33. A piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep.
34. Food mixtures either arranged on a plate or tossed and served with a moist dressing.
37. A French abbot.
39. A Loloish language.
43. A silvery soft waxy metallic element of the alkali metal group.
44. A Tibetan or Mongolian priest of Lamaism.
47. Rock that in its molten form (as magma) issues from volcanos.
49. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
51. Acquire or gain knowledge or skills.
53. A light touch or stroke.
54. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
55. A woman hired to suckle a child of someone else.
56. Leaf or strip from a leaf of the talipot palm used in India for writing paper.

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1. (British slang) Cafe.
2. Any culture medium that uses agar as the gelling agent.
3. United States writer of poems and plays about racial conflict (born in 1934).
4. (Irish) Mother of the ancient Irish gods.
5. A Japanese cheer of enthusiasm or triumph.
6. The compass point midway between east and southeast.
7. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.
8. A metallic element of the rare earth group.
9. Of or like a cecum.
10. The state prevailing during the absence of war.
16. German tennis player who won seven women's singles titles at Wimbledon (born in 1969).
19. An informal term for a father.
23. Any of a number of fishes of the family Carangidae.
24. The United Nations agency concerned with atomic energy.
26. A very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk.
30. Any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples.
32. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
35. Jordan's port.
36. A gonadotropic hormone that is secreted by the anterior pituitary.
38. Any of various units of capacity.
40. (Islam) The man who leads prayers in a mosque.
41. Rounded like an egg.
42. A small cake leavened with yeast.
45. A flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism.
46. A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Norma.
48. A rapid bustling commotion.
50. A colorless and odorless inert gas.
52. A state in New England.

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