Latin Crosswords

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

Friday, August 24, 2007

De Viro clusteria recusante


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 Viro clusteria recusante: The Man Who Refused An Enema. 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, admodum, aegrotare, aspera, caput, catervatim, cluster, convalescere, dives, dolere, eiicere, furor, insuetus, iubere, mederi, mel, musca, percire, podex, salutaris
Click here to get the crossword puzzle to print and fill in.

Click here to get the crossword puzzle solution.

Here are the clues:


4 Rich, wealthy man
6 To hurt, feel pain
9 To heal, cure, remedy
11 Rough, harsh, severe
13 To be ill
16 To get well, recover
17 Enema
18 Healthful, beneficial
19 To stir up, excite
20 Quite, very, exceedingly


1 Rage, madness
2 Rear-end, anus
3 Honey
5 To command, order
7 To throw out, eject
8 Unfamiliar, unaccustomed
10 In troops, crowds, swarms
12 To come near, approach
14 Fly (insect)
15 Head

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