Keener’s Classical Crossword 2

11th April 2016 – another quick (mainly) Classical Crossword I made.

Crossword 11 April 2016

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1. Daughter of the god of the winds, who married the son of the morning star (7) 1. Titan god of endurance and astronomy (5)
8. Talented weaver who challenged Athena and was punished (7) 2. Island home of Tiberius for the last ten years of his principate (5)
9. Legendary Aeolian tribe whose home was in Thessaly; Ixion was one of them (7) 3. No longer in trouble; ex silvis (3,2,3,5)
10. Daughter of a Titan; a name borrowed by Shakespeare (7) 4. Christian festival first observed around the 2nd century AD (6)
11. rigidum, cadaver (5) 5. Borough in north east London, significant area of Roman occupation (7,6)
13. City in north east Spain, enlarged by Scipio, became capital of Hispania (9) 6. Indigenous faith of the Japanese people (6)
15. incredulitas (9) 7. Oldest daughter of Creon; town in Attica (6)
18. Great mythological Greek hunter (5) 12. Vehicle for hire, derived from mediaeval Latin for “charge” (4)
21. Ancient Roman goddess of war (7) 14. Last Julio-Claudian emperor (4)
22. Classics teacher, headmaster and now lecturer at New College Oxford, David (7) 15. Reduce the gold or silver in currency, as happened several times in Rome (6)
23. Fifth of twelve boroughs of Berlin (7) 16. Of the woodland – like a nymph maybe (6)
24. Small Jewish towns in Eastern Europe (7) 17. Son of Labyrinth creator (6)
  19. Arctic peoples (5)
  20. Fifth or seventh day of Roman month (5)

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)