Latin Crosswords

Puzzles for Latin students and anyone interested in the ancient Greco-Roman world.

Wednesday, June 27, 2007

De Sene et Puella

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I'm using some new crossword puzzle software (online, fast, easy) to create new puzzles to go with the new Aesop's fables I'm posting at LatinViaFables.com.

Today's fable at Latin Via Fables is De Sene puellam in uxorem accipiente: The Old Man Who Took a Young Girl as His Wife. You can visit the Latin Via Fables page for this fable to see the Latin text, English translation and some grammar help.

Word List. Here is an alphabetical word list of the Latin words included in the puzzle:
annus, coelibatus, debitum, deesse, disponere, ducere, exigere, imprudens, invenire, male, peragere, permanere, puella, senex, septuagesimus, solvere, tempus, uxor, vir, vita
Click here to get the crossword puzzle to print and fill in.

Click here to get the crossword puzzle solution.

Here are the clues:

ACROSS

6 To find, discover
7 Seventieth
8 To finish, complete
10 To unbind, pay off
11 To drive out, finish
12 Year
14 Debt, duty, obligation
17 Man
19 To lead, command, take

DOWN

1 Life
2 To remain, endure
3 Foolish, unsuspecting
4 State of being a bachelor
5 To arrange, order
9 Girl
13 Wife
14 To lack, be wanting
15 Time
16 Badly, poorly
18 Old man

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