Wall Street Journal - Oct 30 2009 - October 30, 2009 - Once Upon a Recession

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'Chocolat' director Hallström LASSE
'How can people ___ heartless?' ('Hair' lyric) BESO
'Yabba dabba ___!' DOO
'___ pin,...' SEEA
555, to Flavius DLV
Adams and Grant AMYS
Add some oomph to PUNCHUP
Angled pipe ELL
Appraisal amts. ESTS
Astronomer Percival LOWELL
Available ONHAND
Beatty and Potter NEDS
Between jobs IDLE
Boors YAHOOS
Butter servings PATS
C-3PO, for one DROID
Cal. column heading THU
Campus midshipmen's org. NROTC
Center of activity HIVE
Chief crop of 1-Across TEA
China's Zhou ___ ENLAI
Come across as SEEM
Comic tribute ROAST
Compressed clay SHALE
Concerning ASTO
Concert boosters AMPS
Corp. IDs TMS
Crunch targets ABS
Deck with a pool LIDO
Deli choice RYE
Diner dish HASH
Disregarded the limit SPED
Do something ACT
Doctor played by Laughton, Lancaster and Brando MOREAU
Donny or Marie OSMOND
Dress ENROBE
Duke, e.g. PEER
Easy targets SAPS
Edges SIDLES
Empty talk GAS
Entertainment system staple TVSET
Fight site RING
Flight-overseeing org. FAA
For every PER
French racing city LEMANS
Fugue feature STRETTO
Give a pink slip to SACK
Golden Raspberry Awards word WORST
Goldilocks was... JUSTBEARLYGETTINGBY
Great guy? SCOTT
Green light NOD
Helmet, informally TINHAT
Hip-hop headwear DORAG
Huffs SNITS
Humor MOOD
Important times ERAS
IRS identifier SSN
Island off Tuscany ELBA
Isolated ALONE
Israeli submachine gun UZI
It has a bit part DRILL
It takes turns DIAL
It's likely to appear in any order ENTREE
Jacob of 'Au Revoir, Les Enfants' IRENE
King or Senator NHLER
Knock DERIDE
Leonard Marx's stage name CHICO
Like the Ger. 'die' FEM
Like Wrigley Field's walls IVIED
Linen color ECRU
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List-shortening abbr. ETC
Little Jack Horner... DECIDEDTOCUTCORNERS
Little Miss Muffet... SOLDALLOFHERSPYDERS
Long YEARN
Love child? CUPID
Lover of beauty ESTHETE
Lowest honor card TEN
LPs, informally VINYL
Map lines ROADS
Meerschaum part STEM
Mideastern breads PITAS
Model Evangelista LINDA
Momentous EPOCHAL
More high-pitched REEDIER
Mud wrap setting SPA
Muscle spasm TIC
Noggin BEAN
Noted sidekick TONTO
Nuts LOCO
NYC airport code LGA
Old biddy HAG
Optimistic ROSY
Outcry FUROR
Parisian pupil ELEVE
Part of some school addresses EDU
Passage between buildings AREAWAY
Pedro's peeper OJO
Persona non grata LEPER
Personal identity ONESELF
Pioneering computer ENIAC
Plays chuck-a-luck DICES
Prepared for cooking, perhaps THAWED
Present time? YULE
Puppy plaints YAPS
Real knockouts LOOKERS
Remote button MUTE
Resided DWELT
Reward the cast CLAP
River of eastern France SAONE
Running time? CHASE
Sly character? RAMBO
Small-screen award EMMY
Snake with an upturned snout ASP
Snow White... HADTOLOWERTHEOVERHEAD
Southern breads PONES
Stable scene CRECHE
Stadium retired in 2008 SHEA
Start of Kansas's motto ADASTRA
State of northeast India ASSAM
Superlatively slick OILIEST
Supporter's suffix CRAT
Take flight to unite ELOPE
The Three Little Pigs found... THEWOLFWASATTHEIRDOOR
The ___ the land FATOF
Tom Swifty wd. ADV
Tom Thumb... WASFORCEDTODOWNSIZE
Took off RAN
Took the bus RODE
Trip provider? LSD
Turned 100 into 1,000,000 CUBED
Tweak MODIFY
Tylenol targets ACHES
Unaffectedness EASE
Unwrap, poetically OPE
Unwritten ORAL
Vintner's prefix OENO
Wall St. takeover LBO
Wear away ERODE
White-plumed wader EGRET
Words with dot, double, or defensive ONTHE