Latin Crosswords

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

Monday, June 25, 2007

De Viro et Cardinale

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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 viro qui ad Cardinalem accessit: The Man Who Approached the Cardinal. 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:
accedere, amicitia, amittere, assequi, auditus, cardinalatus, despicere, dignitas, dignoscere, dissimulare, facetus, honor, iocus, pervenire, pristinus, promptus, sensus, tumidus, vetus, visus
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

2 To overtake, achieve
3 Witty, clever
4 To approach, go to
10 Public office, regard
12 Former, old-time
13 Friendship
16 Rank of cardinal
17 Old, long-time
18 To arrive, reach
19 Feeling, awareness

DOWN

1 Sight, power of seeing
2 To lose, let go of
5 Worth, rank
6 To discern, recognize
7 Ready, eager
8 To conceal, disguise
9 Puffed up, swollen
11 To look down on, despise
14 Hearing, power of hearing
15 Joke, jest

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