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UPWARD BOUND

New York Times, Sunday, May 20, 1990

36-Across : Jostled

Author:
John Russell
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 144, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.10, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 543 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 121, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 15, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
John Russell has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,803
Across
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Contort : TWIST
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Short and sharp : TERSE
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"Wonderland" character : DODO
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Scottish river noted for salmon fishing : SPEY
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Jackson's first Secy. of War : EATON
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Shoot from cover : SNIPE
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The Hawks fly here : OMNI
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Autumnal hue : RUST
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Arresting expression for this crossword : THEGAMEISUP
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Happy : GLAD
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Aerie newcomer : EYAS
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Austrian state : STYRIA
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"Vilia" composer : LEHAR
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Guidonian high note : ELA
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Word on Japanese freighter hulls : MARU
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Friend in a fray : ALLY
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Former head of 79 Down : ASNER
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Jostled : ELBOWED
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Mil. educational institution : OTS
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Pod population : PEAS
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Gimlet's cousin : AUGER
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Colleen : LASS
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Traumatize : HARM
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Bandleader of "Heartaches" fame : WEEMS
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Katmandu is here : NEPAL
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Chemical suffix : ENE
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Poe's "To ___ Paradise" : ONEIN
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Overseas addresses for G.I.'s : APOS
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Some exercises : SITUPS
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Forget-me-___ : NOT
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Jewish group in Iberia : SEPHARDIM
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Series, in Sevilla : SERIE
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Where to give a rap : DOOR
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Petulant : SPLEENY
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Leave high and dry : STRAND
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Every corner or con man has one : ANGLE
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Group of Muslim scholars : ULAMA
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Watt power! : STEAM
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Ancient Peruvian : INCAN
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Russian pianist ___ Gabrilowitsch : OSSIP
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Item used in Carver experiments : PEANUT
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Medium : PSYCHIC
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Emblem of Wales : LEEK
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Took apart : UNDID
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He tried to blow up Parliament: 1605 : GUYFAWKES
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"Oysters ___ Season" : RIN
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An echo's performance : REPEAT
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___ of Kutch, salt marsh in India : RANN
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Some coll. buildings : DORMS
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Fuss : ADO
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Mine entrance : STULM
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Sandarac, e.g. : RESIN
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Singing King : COLE
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Straight : NEAT
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Snooper : PRIER
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Like a runt : PUNY
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Ton preceder : WON
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" ... fury like a woman ___": Congreve : SCORNED
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Two wives of Henry VIII : ANNES
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Tennis divisions : SETS
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Stead : LIEU
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But, to Cato : SED
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Vicuña's habitat : ANDES
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Library listings : TITLES
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Kin of paraments : ALBS
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Seine terrains : ILES
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"The flowers that bloom ___, tra la": Gilbert : INTHESPRING
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Kanga's kin : ROOS
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Jambalaya base : RICE
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Philippine island : PANAY
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Italy's "City of a Hundred Towers" : PAVIA
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Prefix with chord or meter : OCTA
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Popular bag : GRAB
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Be clement : SPARE
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Cheerful conclusion? : UPEND
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Proofreader's direction : STET
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Unbend : THAW
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Tibetan trailblazer? : YETI
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A foe of Sparta : ARGOS
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Flexible : PLIANT
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Reduced estimate? : EST
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Occupation : LINE
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Norse gods : AESIR
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Collossal collisions : SMASHUPS
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Lake ___, N.H. : SUNAPEE
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Jove, to Juvenal : GOD
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Sailor's saint : ELMO
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Dik-dik's big cousin : ELAND
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Famed Italian architect ___: 16th century : PALLADIO
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Actress Suzanne ___ : SOMERS
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Emulating Hillary or a solver of this puzzle : WORKINGONESWAYUP
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X out : ERASE
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Like many an attic : DUSTY
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Ancient kingdom in SW Asia : ELAM
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Eur. country : GER
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A hit tune of 1967 : UPUPANDAWAY
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NASA space probe : MARINER
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Pitcher's plate : SLAB
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Area in Manhattan : SOHO
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French legislative body : SENAT
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To have a hole-in-one—or two? : TOBEONONESUPPERS
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Cries out sharply : YIPES
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Gunpowder ingredient : NITER
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"I'll learn him or ___": Twain : KILLHIM
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A Stooge : MOE
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One way to cook eggs : SUNNYSIDEUP
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Doctorow's "___ Lake" : LOON
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Late Art Deco illustrator : ERTE
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Last movement of Beethoven's Ninth, e.g. : PAEAN
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Biblical weeds : TARES
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Trenet's "La ___" : MER
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Works for two : DUETS
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Ranch worker : COWHAND
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Hair dyes : TINTS
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Capital of Bangladesh, old style : DACCA
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Naval forces : ARMADAS
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Danish island : FYN
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Woody's wonderboy : ARLO
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"___ Irae" : DIES
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Fully, to an attorney : PLENE
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Barracks wall décor : PINUP
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Ancient native of S Mexico : OLMEC
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Actors' org. : SAG
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Loch without a key? : NESS
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Shah ___-ed-Din: 19th century : NASR
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French working girl : GRISETTE
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Go-between for illicit affairs : PANDERER
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Angler's lure : SPINNER
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Convince : ASSURE
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Tropical American bird : ANI
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British gun : STEN
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Snobbish : UPPITY
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Exams for would-be Ph.D.'s : ORALS
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Mulligrubs : COLIC
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Got one's goat : RILED
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Poker pots : ANTES
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Segments : PARTS
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Made a perfect serve : ACED
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Cheers : RAHS
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Malevolent : EVIL
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Cubs or Mets : NINE
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Hanging ends : DAGS
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Egyptian god of pleasure : BES
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Hurricane center : EYE

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 14 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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