Crossword Puzzle Number 917 (Extra Small Grid)

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1. Any of various units of capacity.
4. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.
8. The compass point that is one point south of due east.
11. A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Norma.
12. A sock with a separation for the big toe.
13. Resinlike substance secreted by certain lac insects.
14. The bill in a restaurant.
15. The sixth month of the civil year.
16. Type genus of the family Myacidae.
17. A soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal.
19. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
21. A public promotion of some product or service.
24. A compartment in front of a motor vehicle where driver sits.
26. Rich and superior in quality.
28. A very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk.
29. East Indian tree bearing a profusion of intense vermilion velvet-textured blooms and yielding a yellow dye.
30. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
34. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
38. (Old Testament) The second patriarch.
42. Scale-like structure between the base of the wing and the halter of a two-winged fly.
44. Capital and largest city of Iraq.
46. (folklore) A corpse that rises at night to drink the blood of the living.
47. European strong-scented perennial herb with gray-green bitter-tasting leaves.
48. 10 grams.
50. A heavy long-handled hammer used to drive stakes or wedges.
51. A chronic skin disease occurring primarily in women between the ages of 20 and 40.
52. A gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number).
53. The highest level or degree attainable.

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1. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
2. (informal) Exceptionally good.
3. A workplace for the conduct of scientific research.
4. A drug (trade names Atarax and Vistaril) used as a tranquilizer to treat anxiety and motion sickness.
5. An informal term for a father.
6. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
7. English theoretical physicist who applied relativity theory to quantum mechanics and predicted the existence of antimatter and the positron (1902-1984).
8. Any of various trees of the genus Ulmus.
9. Common Indian weaverbird.
10. Any of a number of fishes of the family Carangidae.
18. A hospital unit staffed and equipped to provide intensive care.
20. A small cake leavened with yeast.
22. A kind of person.
23. An unabridged dictionary constructed on historical principles.
25. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
27. (Akkadian) God of wisdom.
31. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
32. Any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples.
33. Someone who is morally reprehensible.
35. Wood of a sumac.
36. An ancient city in Asia Minor that was the site of the Trojan War.
37. A river that rises in central Germany and flows north to join the Elbe River.
39. (Old Testament) The first king of the Israelites who defended Israel against many enemies (especially the Philistines).
40. American novelist (1909-1955).
41. (of a young animal) Abandoned by its mother and raised by hand.
42. A public promotion of some product or service.
43. A Tibetan or Mongolian priest of Lamaism.
44. A unit of luminous flux equal to the amount of light given out through a solid angle of 1 steradian by a point source of 1 candela intensity radiating uniformly in all directions.
45. A light touch or stroke.
49. A unit of magnetomotive force equal to 0.7958 ampere-turns.
50. A radioactive element of the actinide series.

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