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Word Play: The Sweetest Things

Jan 29, 2018 10:37AM

A Custom Crossword by Gail Marie Beckman, customcrosswords.com

 

ACROSS

1. Pastry made of layers of paper-thin dough with a sweet, nutty filling

6. Fruit-filled folded pastry

10. Word with baking or Peter

11. Brown or granulated

13. What nutrition and walnut have in common

15. Football pos.

16. No longer had a lap

18. Particular fruit dipped in batter and fried (2 wds)

23. Traveler's choice (init)

24. Symbol for lawrencium

25. Lyrical poems

28. Puts in to the mix

30. Danish cousin (2 wds)

32. Immerses, like strawberries in a chocolate sauce

33. Candy follower

34. Another football pos.

35. Slice of dried banana, perhaps

36. Fro partner

38. Belonging to me

39. Night before

40. Certain chocolate snack cakes: ____  Dongs

41. Near-frozen, fruit-flavored mixture

43. Meringue ingredient

44. Already entered

45. Wood stove residue

47. End for an action word

48. ______ Chocolate Cake generally has a coconut-pecan icing

51. Also known as biscuit

52. May I see the dessert ____?

53. Glazed, jelly and powdered

56. Attempt

58. (see 75 across)

61. Certain car club, shortened

63. Peels

67. Declare positively

68. Crumbly topping for rich pastries

70. Can precede degradable

71. Californium symbol

72. Warm, soft chocolate cake

74. They're custard-filled and coated with chocolate

75. (with 58 across) Breakfast item: golden, with cinnamon swirls and crumb topping

76. Certain dir.


DOWN

1. Particular split

2. Short for Kitchen Police

3. Between sol and ti

4. _____ food cake

5. Cool __  a cucumber

6. Small pie

7. Craving

8. Cookie type

9. Certain dyed cupcake (2 wds)

12. Word before cycle or form

14. Skyward

17. Either partner

19. Rice or plum 

20. Cake enhancement

21. Let's go get dessert; my _____!

22. Ice cream option (2 wds)

26. Short for diesel or down-low

27. Sugary items

29. Small drink

30. Pellet for an air gun

31. Accounts Receivable, for short

35. New York style, for one

37. Atop

38. Mode of Operation, shortened

40. Cafe

41. Sweetening sauce

42. Apiece (abbr)

46. ___ cocoa or tea?

47. Precedes action

48. Italian ice cream

49. Follows em

50. Negative reply

54. It has its ___ and downs

55. Hot fudge with a cherry on top

57. You, informally

59. Short for audiovisual

60. On an even ____

62. Words often found in a used-car contract (2 wds)

63. Cream ____

64. Arsenic symbol

65. About (abbr)

66. Certain fashion magazine

69. Comes before logical or friendly

70. Short for bedroom or brass

73. Abbr. between names in boxing, perhaps


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