«Legal authority?» is the definition. (`Jurisdiction` can be synonymous with `legal power`)`The judge inspires the old city with language` is the play on words.`Judge` becomes `j`. `Old City` becomes `Your` (Ancient City State).` with` is a masquerade indicator (letters side by side). `Language` becomes `diction` (I`ve seen this in other clues**). j`+`is`=`jis« with `your` is `juris`. » juris`+`diction`=`JURISDICTION` Below are possible answers to the crossword puzzle The greatest status, authority or power. If you still haven`t solved the Greatest Status, Authority or Power crossword puzzle, search our database for the letters you already have!.