Crossword Puzzle Number 965 (Extra Small Grid)

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1. Aircraft landing in bad weather in which the pilot is talked down by ground control using precision approach radar.
4. The 2nd letter of the Greek alphabet.
8. (computer science) The smallest discrete component of an image or picture on a CRT screen (usually a colored dot).
11. (Judaism) Sacred chest where the ancient Hebrews kept the two tablets containing the Ten Commandments.
12. (Islam) The man who leads prayers in a mosque.
13. A lyric poem with complex stanza forms.
14. Having little physical or spiritual strength.
16. The United Nations agency concerned with the international organization of food and agriculture.
17. An agency of the United Nations affiliated with the World Bank.
18. Cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.
19. A unit of length of thread or yarn.
21. A state in northwestern North America.
22. A silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite.
24. A flexible container with a single opening.
26. A soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal.
28. A popular island resort in the Netherlands Antilles.
31. The longer of the two telegraphic signals used in Morse code.
34. The smallest multiple that is exactly divisible by every member of a set of numbers.
37. A large fleet.
41. Title for a civil or military leader (especially in Turkey).
44. Relating to or near the radius.
46. The branch of computer science that deal with writing computer programs that can solve problems creatively.
47. A human limb.
48. Any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples.
51. Large brownish-green New Zealand parrot.
52. Type genus of the family Arcidae.
53. (Hawaiian) A small guitar having four strings.

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1. An awkward stupid person.
2. A member of an Algonquian people living in central Canada.
3. Jordan's port.
4. A heavy brittle diamagnetic trivalent metallic element (resembles arsenic and antimony chemically).
5. The rate at which energy is drawn from a source that produces a flow of electricity in a circuit.
6. An official language of the Republic of South Africa.
7. Naked freshwater or marine or parasitic protozoa that form temporary pseudopods for feeding and locomotion.
8. Hawaiian dish of taro root pounded to a paste and often allowed to ferment.
9. Tropical starchy tuberous root.
10. An accidental hole that allows something (fluid or light etc.) to enter or escape.
15. Informal terms for money.
20. A river in north central Switzerland that runs northeast into the Rhine.
23. A state in southeastern United States between the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico.
25. A Russian prison camp for political prisoners.
27. A rare silvery (usually trivalent) metallic element.
29. Date used in reckoning dates before the supposed year Christ was born.
30. Before noon.
32. A member of an agricultural people in southeastern India.
33. Being one hundred more than three hundred.
35. The Tibeto-Burman language spoken in the Dali region of Yunnan.
36. A compartment in front of a motor vehicle where driver sits.
38. Not widely known.
39. Designer drug designed to have the effects of amphetamines (it floods the brain with serotonin) but to avoid the drug laws.
40. (botany) Of or relating to the axil.
42. One who works hard at boring tasks.
43. An officer who acts as military assistant to a more senior officer.
45. A flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism.
49. A radioactive element of the actinide series.
50. A trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group.

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