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Crossword Puzzle by Cuppachino     April 10, 2010

The following crossword puzzle contains 82 answer words. I started with my own alias, plus 4 names of of my Germany mentors. Most words are linguistics-related terms, in English and German. Some clues are given in French.

ACROSS
1   Excessive pride, presumption
3   Land of Germanic folks
10   A list of words
12   Beautiful (spelled without Umlaut)
15   Symbols in sentences
16   The inflection of verbs
20   Weekend
21   ‹bersetzung
23   1 of 4 cases in German grammar
24   1 of 4 cases in German grammar
25   Instructor
30   They write poems
32   Goes thru 3 stages: Ridiculed. Opposed. Accepted.
35   Somewhere
37   Still / yet
38   Together
40   A, the, der, die, das
42   Or
43   ... therefore they are
45   Receives action of verb
46   Somehow
48   Practice
49   Describes the verb
52   Alias, reimt mit Schokolade
53   Madame
54   2 or more words
57   Herr Specht!
58   Clue of a foreign speaker
59   A name, starts with N, ends with A
60   Be resolute, with courage
63   Awesome, terrific
66   Wise, prudent
70   1 of 4 cases in German grammar
71   Follow the footprints
73   Action word
74   Monsieur
75   To think
78   Tag nach heute
80   Smart, clever
81   Rules of a language
82   That's why

Hope you enjoy this puzzle.  Remember: All the answers are in English or German, even though some clues are given in French.

 
DOWN
2   A name, starts with S, ends with E
4   And
5   The study of languages
6   A.K.A. 10 p.m.
7   Why?
8   Welcome
9   e.g.  I go.
11   Yours truly, me, moi, ich
13   To be or not to be
14   One who translates orally
17   Clear, deliberate reading
18   Of course
19   Melody of syllables
22   Linguistics social network
25   1 of 4 cases in German grammar
26   Un jour ou l'autre
27   Describes the noun
28   It is written or spoken
29   Formed by letters
31   Forms a sentence with predicate
33   A series of sentences
34   Stems from ignorance, breeds hatred
36   Tag bevor heute
39   Emergency
41   The entire set of letters
44   Not fantasy
47   Exactly
50   Before
51   Elegance or mercy
54   Rhyming writing
55   Have and have not
56   Zwischen gestern und morgen
57   Sam's Day
59   After
60   When you don't know what to say...
61   Allegory in "The Republic"
62   The "B" in z.B.
64   Never
65   Sounds like bitter
67   Again
68   Very
69   A name, starts with J, ends with A
72   Substitute for nouns
76   Expressing mood of verb
77   Always
79   Opposite of bad

 

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