Latin Crosswords

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

Tuesday, July 24, 2007

De Sacerdote et piris


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

Today's fable at Latin Via Fables is De Sacerdote et piris: The Priest and The Pears. 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:
acervus, augere, cibus, comedere, conspergere, epulae, fames, gulosus, ieiunus, imber, iter, lautus, lotium, ludibrium, nuptiae, pirum, reperire, sacerdos, torrens, vilis
Click here to get the crossword puzzle to print and fill in.

Click here to get the crossword puzzle solution.

Here are the clues:


2 To increase, enlarge, swell
4 Elegant, fashionable, clean
7 (pl.) banquet, feast
10 Greedy, gluttonous
12 Rain, shower
14 To sprinkle, spatter
15 (pl.) wedding, marriage party
17 Urine
19 Stream, rushing river
20 To find, discover


1 Fasting, starving
3 Hunger
5 Mockery
6 Cheap, worthless
8 Pear
9 Mass, heap, pile
11 Priest
13 To eat, consume
16 Food
18 Way, journey

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