Crossword: ''The worst of 2007''

Let us look back, and feel shame.
By MATT JONES  |  January 9, 2008

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Across
1 Big-budget movies, often
6 Some college degs.
9 Fulfill a debt
14 American ___ (U.S. territory)
15 Words before "glance"
16 Cream of the crop
17 Soulja Boy song on many  "Worst of 2007" lists, despite hitting #1
19 Strong winds
20 Cancelled 2007 CBS dramedy that "comes close" to being "the worst show in the history of television," according to the New York Times
22 Dull pain
25 "Interview" actress Miller
26 The Snoopy ___-Cone Machine
27 "No way I'm believing that!"
29 Jason of the "Alvin and the Chipmunks" movie
31 Mentalist Geller
32 Subtlety
37 Greek goddess of the Earth
41 Hybrid fashion item named one of People.com's "2007 Worst Trends"
44 Punta del ___, Uruguay
45 Squish down
46 Org. that assigns numerical IDs
47 It comes from your butt?
49 Movie studio city, in Variety headline shorthand
51 Dr. J's former league
54 "Mortal ___"
59 Tennis star Kournikova
60 Sequel that made The Onion A.V. Club's "Worst Movies of 2007" list, with a rare "F" grade
63 Shining
64 One of the "Ten Worst Automobiles of 2007" as ranked by thetruthaboutcars.com
68 Stiller's comedy partner
69 ___-pitch softball
70 Spine-tingling
71 Gross
72 2003 Will Ferrell movie
73 Red carpet clothing
Down
1 Key that helps you exit
2 Course standard
3 "But ___ Cheerleader" (1999 movie with RuPaul)
4 Get across
5 H.H. Munro's pen name
6 Faith centered in Haifa
7 "___ of Two Cities"
8 He of three sixes
9 Black Uhuru's genre
10 "In the Valley of ___" (2007 Tommy Lee Jones film)
11 Pharmaceutical output
12 Skipped the restaurant
13 Simple question type
18 Idiot boxes
21 Except that
22 Make happy
23 "Hannah Montana" star Miley
24 Criminal's bank job
28 Wind dir.
30 Narcissistic quality
33 Barefoot
34 Nav. rank
35 Conservative opener
36 ___-Magnon man
38 Bad lighting?
39 "Now we'll see how tough you are!"
40 Carne ___ steak (Taco Bell option)
42 Unwelcome veggie in your TV dinner's dessert compartment
43 LBJ's VP
48 Enclosed aerial walk
50 Rusty the bailiff's judge
51 Amy of "Enchanted"
52 English muffin displacer
53 Presidential also-ran Stevenson
55 En ___
56 How a fun time may be had
57 ___ God
58 Greek letter T
61 Place to crash on campus
62 Wilbur was his owner
65 Dander
66 "___ for Outlaw" (1999 mystery novel)
67 Metroid platform, for short

© 2008 Jonesin' Crosswords (editor@jonesincrosswords.com)

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