Latin Crosswords

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

Tuesday, July 03, 2007

De Vidua virum petente


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 Vidua virum petente: The Widow Seeking a Husband. 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:
abire, animus, arcte, carere, clavis, coitus, cor, discors, dives, felix, illepidus, ingratus, maritus, mulier, prudens, sagax, sententia, vicinus, vidua, vir
Click here to get the crossword puzzle to print and fill in.

Click here to get the crossword puzzle solution.

Here are the clues:


1 Widow
3 Sharp, perceptive
5 Sensible, prudent
6 Happy, fortunate
7 To lack
9 Husband
11 Encounter, intercourse
12 Rich, wealthy
13 To go away
14 Heart, judgment
15 Lacking in charm, refinement
16 Unwelcome, unpleasant
17 Key


2 In disagreement, discordant
4 Mind
8 Neighboring, neighbor
9 Woman, wife
10 Opinion, thought
13 Closely, tightly
18 Man, husband

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