OECD Observer Crossword Q2 2017

With Myles Mellor

What precious metal do investors like? And Spanish for gold? What is another word for price? Try this quarter's OECD Observer Crossword.


    1  Middle name of the president who would have been 100 this year

    7  Economic ____ is related to supply and demand

    9  Key economic stat

  10  European sea, for short

  11  Special-interest org., for short

  12  Subject that's often tied to tax revenues

  15  Pilotless plane, being tested for use in package deliveries

  18  Price

  20  Type of chart in excel

  21  Morning time

  23  Type of car now being tested to improve road safety, 2 words

  27  __, senor!

  28  Gold, corn, coffee, or steel for example


    1  Budgetary

    2  Stipulations in a contract

    3  Precious metal that investors turn to as a safe haven

    4  Increasing

    5  Time delay

    6  Optimistic

    8  Fountain, for one

  13  Spanish for gold

  14  Popular

  15  Fizzles out

  16  Archaeologist's find

  17  Listening device

  19  Source of solar power

  20  Letter ending

  22  Soup in a sushi bar

  24  Starting word in a champagne

  25  Third in a line of kings

  26  ___ de Maupassant

©OECD Observer No 310 Q2 2017

Economic data

GDP growth: +0.6% Q3 2017 year-on-year
Consumer price inflation: 2.4% Nov 2017 annual
Trade: +4.3% exp, +4.3% imp, Q3 2017
Unemployment: 5.6% Nov 2017
Last update: 16 Jan 2018


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