Crossword Puzzle Number 928 (Extra Small Grid)

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1. Brief episode in which the brain gets insufficient blood supply.
4. The airforce of Great Britain.
7. A Chadic language spoken in northern Nigeria.
11. Hormone secreted by the posterior pituitary gland (trade name Pitressin) and also by nerve endings in the hypothalamus.
12. A period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event.
13. (Babylonian) God of storms and wind.
14. A beverage made by steeping tea leaves in water.
15. 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.
16. A quantity of no importance.
17. A member of a Turkic people of Uzbekistan and neighboring areas.
19. An international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members.
20. A member of a Mayan people of southwestern Guatemala.
21. An associate degree in applied science.
24. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
27. Electronic warfare undertaken to prevent or reduce an enemy's effective use of the electromagnetic spectrum.
29. Tropical starchy tuberous root.
33. Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
35. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
37. A condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders.
38. A native of ancient Troy.
39. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
41. A doctor's degree in optometry.
44. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
49. The organ of sight (`peeper' is an informal term for `eye').
51. A gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number).
52. An informal term for a father.
53. An accidental hole that allows something (fluid or light etc.) to enter or escape.
54. The United Nations agency concerned with the international organization of food and agriculture.

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1. About three feet long exclusive of tail.
2. In the Roman calendar.
3. According to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC).
4. Popular music originating in the West Indies.
5. A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Norma.
6. A golf shot that curves to the right for a right-handed golfer.
7. A decree that prohibits something.
8. (Old Testament) In Judeo-Christian mythology.
9. An informal term for a father.
10. Mild yellow Dutch cheese made in balls.
18. (Akkadian) God of wisdom.
22. Any of a number of fishes of the family Carangidae.
23. The branch of engineering science that studies the uses of electricity and the equipment for power generation and distribution and the control of machines and communication.
25. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
26. A unit of absorbed ionizing radiation equal to 100 ergs per gram of irradiated material.
28. A master's degree in business.
30. 10 grams.
31. A doctor's degree in religion.
32. A public promotion of some product or service.
34. A small cake leavened with yeast.
36. A kind of heavy jacket (`windcheater' is a British term).
40. Common Indian weaverbird.
42. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
43. A platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it.
45. (Brit) A tough youth of 1950's and 1960's wearing Edwardian style clothes.
46. An inflammatory disease of connective tissue with variable features including fever and weakness and fatigability and joint pains and skin lesions on the face or neck or arms.
47. Fiddler crabs.
48. (sports) The chief official (as in boxing or American football) who is expected to ensure fair play.
49. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.
50. A silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite.

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