Updated: Sunday, November 5th, 2000
Still possessing a vestigial knowledge of ancient myths?
Then, apply your cunning to our cryptic descriptions in the boxes below:
One letter given and each X representing one other letter.
Having reached the right conclusions you'll read an ancient name
in the column marked with red.
|1.||X||E||X||X||X||X|| He's the proverbial old sage, who's always there where
the action is, and bringing hotheads to their senses
|2.||X||X||X||H||X||X||X|| They say his head kept singing even after the raving
bunch of Maenads had torn him apart
|3.||X||X||D||X||X|| Another raving woman, lethal to relatives, loyal to her
lover, until he deigned to leave her. Then she prepared
a brew much more fiery than mead
|4.||X||H||X||X||X||X||X|| Being a sage he only needed to look beyond his Dutch
nose to discover a Greek letter
|5.||X||E||X||X||X|| An old king at Iolcus-on-sea, restored to his youth by
this woman his son brought home by Hellespont
|6.||X||X||X||X||L||X||X||X||X||X||X|| Sailing through these clashing gateposts wasn't simple,
unless a dove had slipped through just in front of you
[combination of 2 words, slightly altered]
|7.||H||X||X||X||X||X||X||X|| This club-wielding hero could afford to be careless,
though he sailed into dire straits at least a dozen times
|8.||X||X||X||X||X|| The real first name of Beverly Hills 90210's foremost
hero, though our real hero is of a rather different cast
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