Crossword: ''The worst of 2008''

Hey, at least I avoided talking about the economy
By MATT JONES  |  January 7, 2009

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Across
1 Cabinet division overseen by the U.S. Atty. Gen.
4 N, E or W, but not T: abbr.
7 Hit that states "There's no need to feel down"
11 Tuna variety
12 Be flirty with
14 Vast extents
15 "Singin' in the Rain" production company
16 Without a ___ stand on
17 How some people can cry
18 With "The," Entertainment Weekly's pick for worst TV show of 2008
21 "What ___ now?"
22 One of the worst big-name TV casting choices of 2008 (for "Kath & Kim"), according to the website Television Without Pity
25 Lunchbox flask
27 Victim helper: abbr.
28 ___ Valley (San Francisco neighborhood)
29 Passion
31 Bose competitor
32 "The Hills" pair named "Worst Couple of 2008" by iVillage.com
38 Benzoyl peroxide target
39 Separated
40 "This American Life" host Glass
41 Gothic novelist Radcliffe
44 Junior high health class topic
48 Band with the "Worst Music Marketing" of 2008, according to BusinessWeek
51 Pottery stuff
52 2008 spoof flick that got a rare 0% rating from the website Rotten Tomatoes
54 Contemptible driver, maybe
56 Dog-___
57 Sickly
58 "___ pay for this!"
59 Shirts' opposites
60 Outdoor goods retailer
61 Doctors who may work with cold symptoms, for short
62 Guinness Book suffix
63 Throw in
Down
1 Medium oath...
2 ...and milder oath
3 "Good Times" actor Walker
4 Lo-cal drink
5 "There's more in this letter..."
6 "That's extremely funny!" in e-mails
7 Streisand-as-a-male film
8 Hood rat?
9 Computer core: abbr.
10 "___ Certified" (sticker for an 8-down)
12 CNN offshoot
13 Blameless exclamation
14 Philip Seymour Hoffman film of 2008
19 Financial services company with an asterisk in its name
20 Hit head-on
23 "___ you an apology..."
24 Badonkadonk
26 Med. scan
30 Suggestion on a food label: abbr.
31 Old, in Italy
32 Alexander who claimed he was "in charge" after Reagan was shot
33 Off-white shade
34 Stopping by just briefly
35 "Wayne's World" director Penelope
36 Gives to the landlord
37 Rowing machine unit
41 Photographer Adams
42 Big D.C. lobby
43 Mr. Potato Head parts
45 Oak Ridge Boys hit with a notable vocal bass line
46 Did
47 It can be covered by a shadow
49 Window box sites
50 One way to kill a vampire
53 "ER" roles
54 Assent on the main deck
55 Dearie

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