Puzzle No. 3276

Puzzle No. 3276

And don’t miss Kosman and Picciotto’s crossword blog, Word Salad.

Facebook
Twitter
Email
Flipboard
Pocket

Click HERE to download a printable PDF of this puzzle.
And don’t miss Kosman and Picciotto’s crossword blog, Word Salad.

ACROSS

 1 Having no charge in a labor group (9)

 6 Purplish grail returned? Excellent (4)

 8 Imagine 500—500!—pieces of paper (5)

 9 Arrows she shot for veterans (9)

11 Part of an exercise routine, posted again to serve as a symbol (9)

12 Musical’s one vital segment (5)

13 Cruise interrupted by an expert in 18 (7)

16 Cherry stone ultimately lodged in unhealthy thorax (7)

18 Popular-sounding 13 (3)

19 Name of woman eager for fabric (7)

20 Doctor’s hawkish outburst? (7)

21 Sarcasm is like steel? (5)

23 Policeman nabs Hawaii versifier—I hope there’s no bull there (5,4)

26 It’s garnered with difficulty, to take first step for citizenship! (5,4)

27 Salts with iodine in bones (5)

28 Take $1,000 from African country musician (4)

29 Rite that’s bizarre: cats eating noodles (9)

DOWN

 1 Agreement subject to the authority of reputation (13)

 2 I rearranged 6-across to get “frosty” (3,2)

 3 Unfeeling, Nero fiddled before Rome’s end as the greatest (6,3)

 4 Helping of chorizo wiener—holy smoke! (5)

 5 Sit around aimlessly for stretches of time (9)

 6 Beginning of Polynesian travel show (5)

 7 Criticize one found between players and entrance (9)

10 Redirect transit, opting for departure area (8,5)

14 Legume is ingredient of soup, in to be a nutrient (5,4)

15 Crashed smack into symbols of wealth (4,5)

17 Goddess, going around table, spilled beverage (6,3)

22 “Gossip Psycho Ate NY” (5)

24 Almost accuse in connection with the subcontinent (5)

25 Crowd was licentious, by the sound of it (5)

SOLUTION TO PUZZLE NO. 3275

ACROSS 1 anag. 9 PER (rev.) + CA + PITA 10 anag. 11 PEEV + ED (rev.) 12 SU(B.S.)ONIC (cousin anag.) 13 anag. 15 2 defs. 17 anag. 19 T(E(LES)C)OPIC 21 RODL + AVER (lord anag.) 23 LU(G)OS + I (rev.) 25 “nay” 26 anag. 27 anag.

DOWN 2 NOR(I)EGA (orange anag.) 3 PLA + C + EMAT (rev.) 4 UN-IT 5 G(RANUL)ATE (lunar rev.) 6 [l]EAVES 7 anag. 8 C + RACK + LECH + IN + A 9 POP(U)LAR + F(R)ONT 14 THEME + PARK 16 SCRUB + SUP 18 REID + DUM[b] (rev.) 20 PRO-DUCE 22 hidden 24 alternate letters

Dear reader,

I hope you enjoyed the article you just read. It’s just one of the many deeply-reported and boundary-pushing stories we publish everyday at The Nation. In a time of continued erosion of our fundamental rights and urgent global struggles for peace, independent journalism is now more vital than ever.

As a Nation reader, you are likely an engaged progressive who is passionate about bold ideas. I know I can count on you to help sustain our mission-driven journalism.

This month, we’re kicking off an ambitious Summer Fundraising Campaign with the goal of raising $15,000. With your support, we can continue to produce the hard-hitting journalism you rely on to cut through the noise of conservative, corporate media. Please, donate today.

A better world is out there—and we need your support to reach it.

Onwards,

Katrina vanden Heuvel
Editorial Director and Publisher, The Nation

Ad Policy
x