Latin Crosswords

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

Monday, August 13, 2007

De Asino et Scurra


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 Asino et Scurra: The Donkey and The Buffoon. 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, admirari, amicire, asinus, crepitus, cur, dignus, ducere, edere, emittere, foetor, magistratus, magnus, minus, pulcher, quia, scurra, sonus, venter, vestis
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 Donkey
5 To cover, drap, wrap
7 Why
10 To approach, come near
12 To produce, give forth
14 Worth, worthy
15 Buffoon, clown
18 To be surprised, amazed
19 Sound
20 Office; officer, functionary


1 Lovely, pretty, handsome
3 Stomach, gut, belly
4 Because
6 To lead, command, consider
8 Stink, bad smell
9 Great, large
11 To send out, let go, discharge
13 Crackle, fart
16 Less
17 Garment, clothing

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