"Unpleasant encounter" NYT crossword answer is:RUNIN (5 letters length)
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An unpleasant encounter is an experience that is uncomfortable, awkward, or even hostile. It can be a confrontation with someone who is angry or aggressive, or it can be a situation that is simply uncomfortable or awkward. It can also be a situation where two people are not in agreement and are unable to come to a resolution. Whatever the case, an unpleasant encounter can be a difficult experience to go through and can leave a lasting impression.