1. Oates United States writer (born in 1938)
  2. ides in the Roman calendar: the 15th of March or May or July or October or the 13th of any other month
  3. Otis United States inventor who manufactured the first elevator with a safety device (1811-1861)
  4. Otus a genus of Strigidae
  5. Aedes yellow-fever mosquitos
  6. Aides the god of the underworld in ancient mythology
  7. Aotus douroucoulis
  8. Athos an autonomous area in northeastern Greece that is the site of several Greek Orthodox monasteries founded in the tenth century
  9. ethos the distinctive spirit of a culture or an era
  10. Odesa a port city of south central Ukraine on an arm of the Black Sea
  11. Watts English poet and theologian (1674-1748)
  12. weeds a black garment worn by a widow as a sign of mourning
  13. judas a one-way peephole in a door
  14. Judas (New Testament) the Apostle who betrayed Jesus to his enemies for 30 pieces of silver
  15. eighties the decade from 1980 to 1989
  16. at sea perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements
  17. idesia deciduous roundheaded Asiatic tree widely grown in mild climates as an ornamental for its heart-shaped leaves and fragrant yellow-green flowers followed by hanging clusters of fleshy orange-red berries
  18. Odessa a port city of south central Ukraine on an arm of the Black Sea
  19. otiose serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being
  20. Ute a member of the Shoshonean people of Utah and Colorado and New Mexico

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