Crossword Puzzle Number 951 (Extra Small Grid)

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1. Deliver by singing.
5. A workplace for the conduct of scientific research.
8. The elementary stages of any subject (usually plural).
11. Using speech rather than writing.
12. A nucleic acid consisting of large molecules shaped like a double helix.
13. Electronic equipment that provides visual images of varying electrical quantities.
14. A golf shot that curves to the right for a right-handed golfer.
15. A local computer network for communication between computers.
16. The sense organ for hearing and equilibrium.
17. Jordan's port.
19. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
21. A rare silvery (usually trivalent) metallic element.
22. Remote city of Kazakhstan that (ostensibly for security reasons) was made the capital in 1998.
25. A defensive missile designed to shoot down incoming intercontinental ballistic missiles.
28. A former agency (from 1946 to 1974) that was responsible for research into atomic energy and its peacetime uses in the United States.
32. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
34. The blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens.
36. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
37. A soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group.
38. A public promotion of some product or service.
40. A small cake leavened with yeast.
47. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
50. A flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism.
51. A bachelor's degree in theology.
52. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad.
53. Either of two folds of skin that can be moved to cover or open the eye.
54. Grass mowed and cured for use as fodder.
55. According to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC).
56. A plant hormone promoting elongation of stems and roots.

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1. An upholstered seat for more than one person.
2. A republic in the Middle East in western Asia.
3. A quantity of no importance.
4. Fleshy spore-bearing inner mass of e.g. a puffball or stinkhorn.
5. A lipoprotein that transports cholesterol in the blood.
6. (Irish) Mother of the ancient Irish gods.
7. Obvious and dull.
8. (informal) Of the highest quality.
9. (informal) Exceptionally good.
10. (Greek mythology) Daughter of Zeus and Demeter.
18. Jordan's port.
20. A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light.
23. A state in New England.
24. South American wood sorrel cultivated for its edible tubers.
26. A light strong brittle gray toxic bivalent metallic element.
27. A unit of information equal to one million (1,048,576) bytes.
29. The syllable naming the fourth (subdominant) note of the diatonic scale in solmization.
30. (Akkadian) God of wisdom.
31. A nonmetallic largely pentavalent heavy volatile corrosive dark brown liquid element belonging to the halogens.
33. A loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth.
35. African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey bread.
39. An official prosecutor for a judicial district.
41. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
42. Being or befitting or characteristic of an infant.
43. An amino acid that is found in the central nervous system.
44. Surrealist Spanish painter (1904-1989).
45. English essayist (1775-1834).
46. An informal term for a father.
48. A federal agency established to regulate the release of new foods and health-related products.
49. The syllable naming the sixth (submediant) note of a major or minor scale in solmization.

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