Fourwords (Puzzle #73)

Difficulty: * *    (explanation of difficulty)

Fourwords is like a 4×4 crossword puzzle. Fill in the grid with sixteen letters such that the eight four-letter words created agree with the eight clues.

Some shade trees
Former ruler of Venice  v v v v
Distribution  >
Precious stone  >
First principal  >
Odds and ____  >

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