Culinary Crossword 2003-208 Fruits by James T. Ehler
NOTE: PRINT page to work on puzzle. A link to the solution is below.
CLICK HERE to return to Previous Page


1. A type of plum almost spherical in shape.
5. Medium-sized largely seedless mandarin orange with thin smooth skin.
8. Usually large hard-shelled seed.
9. This citrus fruit is frequently dyed to improve its appearance.
10. Large oval smooth-skinned tropical fruit with juicy aromatic pulp and a large hairy seed.
11. Yellow-fleshed fruit related to custard apples.
14. A russet colored pear, juicy & tender, keeps very well in cold storage. (6,5,4)
16. Evergreen tree cultivated in the Mediterranean region since antiquity and now elsewhere; has edible shiny black fruits.
18. Small wild or half-domesticated Eurasian plum bearing small ovoid fruit in clusters.
19. Spice tree native to the Spice Islands, the tree yields 2 different spices.
20. Fruit with a single hard stone.


    1. Succulent thick-rinded orange-sized tropical fruit; AKA marmalade box.
    2. Cleopatra pome. (5,5)
    3. A small variety of cantaloupe grown in Israel.
    4. The most widely grown acid species of citrus fruit.
    6. A citrus fruit originally named for a city in Morocco.
    7. A nut from a plant in rose family, related to plums, peaches and apricots.
    9. A tree bearing olivelike fruit, also called Russian olive.
    12. Large tropical fruit with leathery skin and soft pulp; related to custard apples.
    13. A city in England known for a famous sauce.
    14. A plant that has escaped from cultivation.
    15. Wild plum of northeastern United States having dark purple fruits with yellow flesh.
    17. The extremely sweet fruit of a palm.


Copyright © 2003 James T. Ehler, All rights reserved.

Please feel free to link to any pages of from your website.

For permission to use any of this content please E-mail:

All contents are copyright © 1990 - 2012 James T. Ehler and unless otherwise noted.     All rights reserved.

You may copy and use portions of this website for non-commercial, personal use only.

Any other use of these materials without prior written authorization is not very nice and violates the copyright.     Please take the time to request permission.


August 2011

No need to print them - you can solve them online.

But, if you would rather print them, the new print friendly puzzle versions are much better then these older ones!