This web browser is not supported. Use Chrome, Edge, Safari, or Firefox for best results.

New York Times, Monday, January 22, 1973

11-Down : Informer

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
1
S
2
E
3
L
4
M
5
A
6
L
7
A
8
M
9
B
10
O
11
S
12
L
13
O
14
O
C
E
A
N
15
O
M
E
R
16
R
T
E
S
17
O
U
T
R
E
18
B
O
N
E
19
M
O
O
S
20
I
M
21
P
O
R
T
E
22
O
O
N
A
23
G
24
E
N
O
A
25
A
D
26
O
L
L
S
27
T
E
N
A
N
T
28
S
T
E
P
U
P
29
W
A
S
T
E
30
S
P
I
R
E
31
I
32
F
33
S
34
A
R
N
E
35
P
R
O
36
O
G
L
E
37
S
S
A
38
A
39
M
A
I
N
40
A
N
E
A
R
41
R
42
U
L
I
N
G
43
S
N
O
O
P
S
44
G
E
M
I
N
I
45
B
A
N
N
S
46
J
A
M
B
47
D
A
48
S
49
T
A
R
D
50
U
B
E
R
51
F
R
O
E
52
Y
A
53
H
54
O
55
O
56
R
O
N
A
57
U
D
O
S
58
A
G
A
L
S
59
A
N
T
E
60
L
S
T
S
61
N
A
M
E
S
© 1973, The New York TimesNo. 8,563
Across
1
Alabama city : SELMA
6
Farm animal : LAMB
10
Olav's seat : OSLO
14
Davy Jones's milieu : OCEAN
15
Hebrew measure : OMER
16
Highways: Abbr. : RTES
17
Bizarre : OUTRE
18
Shin or rib : BONE
19
Bovine sounds : MOOS
20
Value, in Spain : IMPORTE
22
O'Neill relative : OONA
23
Port south of Milan : GENOA
25
"___ House" : ADOLLS
27
One with a lease : TENANT
28
Accelerate : STEPUP
29
Squander : WASTE
30
Pinnacle : SPIRE
31
Stipulations : IFS
34
English composer : ARNE
35
Between quid and quo : PRO
36
Flirty look : OGLE
37
Retirement agency: Abbr. : SSA
38
With full force : AMAIN
40
Approach, in poetry : ANEAR
41
Decision : RULING
43
Pries : SNOOPS
44
Castor and Pollux : GEMINI
45
Betrothal notice : BANNS
46
Doorway part : JAMB
47
Coward : DASTARD
50
Over, in Bonn : UBER
51
Cleaving tool : FROE
52
Coarse person : YAHOO
56
Writer Jaffe : RONA
57
Japanese herbs : UDOS
58
Arabian head-cords : AGALS
59
Chip in : ANTE
60
Vessels of W.W. II : LSTS
61
Designates : NAMES
Down
1
Great Lakes canals : SOO
2
Old French coin : ECU
3
Permit : LET
4
Season in vinegar : MARINATE
5
Flower of buttercup family : ANEMONE
6
Timber wolf : LOBO
7
Cupid : AMOR
8
Thinking process : MENTATION
9
Poultry man : BREEDER
10
Imitation gold : ORMOLU
11
Informer : STOOLPIGEON
12
Uris et al. : LEONS
13
Bones : OSSA
21
Boone or O'Brien : PAT
23
High, low and neutral : GEARS
24
Process of being trapped : ENSNAREMENT
26
Poetic word : OPE
27
"___ brillig and the slithy ... " : TWAS
28
Bit of holly : SPRIG
30
Early explorers of Mexico : SPANIARDS
32
Plane-wing parts : FLAPS
33
Hindu weights : SERS
36
Upstate N.Y. lake : ONONDAGA
38
Name in boxing : ALI
39
Attentive : MINDFUL
40
Of certain European peoples : ANARYAN
42
Shadows : UMBRAE
43
U.S. agency : SBA
44
African republic : GABON
46
Rights, in law : JURA
48
Chimney output : SOOT
49
Hardy heroine : TESS
53
Emoter : HAM
54
Bullring cheer : OLE
55
Sleuthing agency of W.W. II : OSS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

Found bugs or have suggestions?

Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

Previous puzzle | Next puzzle