Keener’s Classical Crossword

4th April 2016 – a quick Classical crossword I made.

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1. Trojan hero, son of Priam (6) 1. Trojan queen, wife of Priam (6)
4. Nymph, mother of Achilles (6) 2. Inner chamber of a classical temple (5)
9. Nymph, entertained Odysseus for 7 years (7) 3. Town [Latin] (7)
10. I learn [Latin]; dance genre (5) 5. Serpentine monster, killed by Heracles (5)
11. Classical scholar, Mary (5) 6. Tile used for Roman mosaics (7)
12. Roman siege catapults; donkeys (7) 7. What Penelope was to Odysseus, or what Menelaus was to Helen (6)
13. Relating to linguistic functions (11) 8. Latin term for modern human species (4,7)
18. Roman silver coins (7) 14. Historical novelist b. 1905, Mary (7)
20. Greek Founder of Athenian Academy (5) 15. Titan, father of Prometheus (7)
22. Horse [Latin] (5) 16. Word such as fortiter, bene or pulchre
23. First name of Classicist writer Haynes (7) 17. Type of play written by Plautus (6)
24. Science of plant life, from Greek word for plant, herb (6) 19. Substance used instead of plaster for some of the body reconstructions in Pompeii (5)
25. Turn to bone, from Latin word for bone (6) 21. Ancient Greek wind instruments (5)

 

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