Book-Based Random Crossword(8 x 8)

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  • 1. ” The rain cooled about half-past three to a damp mist, through which occasional thin drops ____ like dew
  • 5. Its vanished trees, the trees that had made way ___ Gatsby’s house, had once pandered in whispers to the last and greatest of all human dreams; ___ a transitory enchanted moment man must have held his breath in the presence of this continent, compelled into an aesthetic contemplation he neither understood nor desired, face to face ___ the last time in history with something commensurate to his capacity ___ wonder
  • 8. Dressed up in white flannels I went over to his lawn a little after seven, and wandered around rather ill at ____ among swirls and eddies of people I didn’t know—though here and there was a face I had noticed on the commuting train
  • 9. ” “She ran out ___ road
  • 10. I had them both on their feet with the desperate suggestion that they help me make tea in the kitchen when the demoniac Finn brought it in on a ____
  • 11. And as the moon rose higher the inessential houses began to melt away until gradually I became aware of the old island here that flowered once for Dutch sailors’ eyes—a fresh, green breast of the ___ world
  • 12. He threw dust into your ____ just like he did in Daisy’s, but he was a tough one
  • 14. Turning me around by one arm, he moved a broad flat hand along the front vista, including in its sweep a sunken Italian garden, a half ____ of deep, pungent roses, and a snub-nosed motor-boat that bumped the tide offshore
  • 16. ” “He come out to see me ___ years ago and bought me the house I live in now
  • 17. Finally we came to Gatsby’s own apartment, a bedroom and a bath, and an ____ study, where we sat down and drank a glass of some Chartreuse he took from a cupboard in the wall
  • 21. He ___ come a long way to this blue lawn, and his dream must have seemed so close that he could hardly fail to grasp it
  • 22. “After that my own ____ is to let everything alone
  • 23. Out of the corner of his ___ Gatsby saw that the blocks of the sidewalks really formed a ladder and mounted to a secret place above the trees—he could climb to it, if he climbed alone, and once there he could suck on the pap of life, gulp down the incomparable milk of wonder
  • 24. I’d never ____ him since then
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  • 1. ” as he bent over Wilson’s body that afternoon, and the adventitious authority of his voice ___ the key for the newspaper reports next morning
  • 2. “A young major just out of the army and covered over with medals he got in the ___
  • 3. ___ Bird brought him around at the last minute and asked if we had room for him
  • 4. In a moment _____ Wolfsheim stood solemnly in the doorway, holding out both hands
  • 5. And one ____ morning—— So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past
  • 6. They were never quite the same ____ in physical person, but they were so identical one with another that it inevitably seemed they had been there before
  • 7. He must have looked up at an unfamiliar sky through frightening leaves and shivered as he found what a grotesque thing a rose is and how ___ the sunlight was upon the scarcely created grass
  • 13. ” “He come out to see me two _____ ago and bought me the house I live in now
  • 14. And as the moon rose higher the inessential houses began to melt ____ until gradually I became aware of the old island here that flowered once for Dutch sailors’ eyes—a fresh, green breast of the new world
  • 15. Jordan Baker instinctively avoided clever, shrewd men, and now I saw that this was because she felt safer on a plane where any divergence from a ____ would be thought impossible
  • 16. And one fine morning—— So we beat on, boats against ___ current, borne back ceaselessly into ___ past
  • 18. It was indirectly ___ to Cody that Gatsby drank so little
  • 19. Daisy and Tom were sitting opposite each other at the kitchen table, with a plate of cold fried chicken between them, and two bottles of ___
  • 20. Gravely the ___ turn in at a house—the wrong house
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