Crossword: ''The Worst of 2011''

It's year-end, my friend.
By MATT JONES  |  December 28, 2011
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Across
1 ___-Barbera cartoons
6 Thesaurus guy
11 Fight determination
14 Another name for a person
15 With a BMI over 30
16 Burgundy played by Will Ferrell
17 Adam Sandler cringefest that topped many "Worst Movie of 2011" lists
19 "Who ___ you kidding?"
20 "Very interesting..."
21 "Hey, wait ___!"
22 U.S. Treasury agents
23 Scrappy-___ (crime-fighting pup)
25 HP tablet released in July 2011, then discontinued six weeks later (then revived later in the year!)
28 Leftover in a tray
31 Yukon manufacturer
33 Cote d'Ivoire's prime minister Guillaume ___    (hidden in WINDSOR, ONTARIO)
34 Metacritic's lowest-rated Fall 2011 TV show
39 "Nice haircut...did you ___ bet?"
40 Dorm leaders
41 Artless
43 His "Seeking Major Tom" made Pitchfork's "Worst Album Covers of 2011" list
46 Kettle Brand's line of corn chips
47 Skin art, slangily
48 Chang's Siamese twin
49 Doomed Netflix offshoot on CNET's "20 Worst-Named Tech Products"
53 "The Darjeeling Limited" director Anderson
55 Fork point
56 Brand of big rig
58 Steel beam named for the letter it resembles
62 Dominique Strauss-Kahn's former org.
63 Tackle box item turned hair accessory that was one of Yahoo!'s "Worst Trends of 2011"
66 Health care assn.
67 Come up
68 Sing from the mountaintops
69 Neighbor of Isr.
70 Underneath
71 Persuasive piece

 

 


 

Down
1 Pilgrim to Mecca
2 "Woe be unto me!"
3 Excellent
4 1997 David Sedaris book
5 Simile center
6 Guns, in old slang
7 ___ d'art
8 Company with a green mascot
9 Course for immigrants: abbr.
10 Abbr. on a business card
11 Gymnastics event in the Olympics
12 Seoul's location
13 How hair may stand
18 Supermodel Campbell
22 It may be empty
24 Crazy Horse's group of Sioux
26 Org. for an admiral
27 Word with a common origin
28 Athlete's knee injury site, often
29 Take third place
30 Secretly is conspiring against
32 Michael of "Arrested Development"
35 Approve something again on Facebook
36 Late comedian Kinison
37 Helper, for short
38 Cinematographer Nykvist
42 Rowing machine unit
44 "Was ___ das?"
45 Actor Ethan
49 Wax removers
50 Milquetoast
51 Medium where addresses include "@"
52 Rizzo of "Midnight Cowboy"
54 Grain holders
57 Take some tabacky
59 Chums
60 Section
61 Count (on)
63 Laundry detergent brand
64 Before, to poets
65 Reuben bread

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