Latin Crosswords

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

Tuesday, July 17, 2007

De Sue et Cane


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 Sue et Cane: Pig and Dog. 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:
adulari, auris, canis, caro, cauda, consequi, coturnix, dominus, insane, instruo, irridere, murmur, odor, perdix, praeceptor, suavis, sus, vellicatio, verber, vesci
Click here to get the crossword puzzle to print and fill in.

Click here to get the crossword puzzle solution.

Here are the clues:


3 Dog
9 To fawn on, flatter
10 Whisper, whimper
11 To follow, ensue, obtain
12 Pig, sow
13 Scent, smell
14 Teacher, instructor
18 Madly, wildly
19 Master, lord


1 To feed on, enjoy
2 To prepare, build, teach
4 Sweet
5 Whip, flogging, beating
6 Pinching, twitching
7 Ear
8 To ridicule, make fun of
11 Meat, flesh
15 Quail
16 Tail
17 Partridge

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