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Comics & Puzzles Monthly crossword: Cake edition By Caroline Ho, Assistant Editor

Monthly crossword: Cake edition

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ACROSS 1. Dictate 4. Norse thunder god 8. Cake-making place 14. Prefix meaning “equal” 15. Musician Shankar 16. Dickens’ Twist 17. Rammed 19. Internet connection devices 20. With 54-down, operatic interlude 21. Abbr. in beer measurement 22. Cake baked in a ringshaped mould 25. Equiv. to mLs 27. Ruhr city 32. Painkiller brand 33. Resistance unit 34. Woolen fabric 35. Unspeaking 36. Law, en français 37. Novelist Larsson and others 38. Chocolate sponge, cherry-filled cake (2 wds.) 41. Laboured tirelessly 43. Work week end, briefly 44. Butter derived from an African tree 47. Edmonton NHLer 48. White fish variety 49. Bow counterpart 50. Famous sled dog 51. Organic compound suffix 52. Cake with equal weights of flour, butter, eggs, and sugar 53. Licensed establishment

55. Churn 57. Grading scheme 61. Make complete 65. Whole 66. Exceptional thing 67. Napoleonic war marshal 68. Soft, fluffy food often used in cakes and other desserts 69. Like many cakes 70. This American Life broadcaster DOWN 1. Curved bone 2. Our southern neighbour 3. Neither’s partner 4. 30, en français 5. Stop 6. Make a cake too dry 7. Shed 8. Explosive 9. “Gentille” bird 10. Young goat 11. Biblical first woman 12. Sleep phase (abbr.) 13. Decade components, in brief 18. Layered chocolate cake often coloured with beetroot (2 wds.) 21. Suffix for a belief 22. Explosive sound 23. Inuit knife 24. Sport similar to basketball, except with no dribbling 26. Very light, fluffy cake 28. Cylindrical sponge cake (2 wds.)

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37. __ Lanka 39. Cardio exercise 40. Getting a cake custommade 41. Weep 42. __ Fail 45. Very long time

46. Abbr. for many SUVs 48. Vehicle 49. Honeybee home 54. See 20-across 56. Universal donor blood type (abbr.) 57. Edge

58. Family card game 59. Heating abbr. 60. __’_ al Ghul 61. Enemy 62. Charged particle 63. Shock 64. Make a mistake

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