Book-Based Random Crossword(8 x 8)

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  • 1. ” Daisy went up-stairs to ____ her face—too late I thought with humiliation of my towels—while Gatsby and I waited on the lawn
  • 5. He had come a long way to t___ blue lawn, and ___ dream must have seemed so close that he could hardly fail to grasp it
  • 8. About half way between West Egg and New York the motor road hastily joins the railroad and runs beside it for a quarter of a mile, so as to shrink away from a certain desolate ____ of land
  • 9. He ___ more than four dollars’ worth of food in half an hour
  • 10. “She’s a ____ one,” said Wilson, as if that answered the question
  • 11. They were careless people, Tom and Daisy—they smashed up things and creatures and then retreated back into their money or their vast carelessness, or whatever it was that kept them together, and ___ other people clean up the mess they had made
  • 12. He reached in his pocket, and a piece of metal, slung on a ribbon, fell into my ____
  • 14. Some little ____ had come up on the steps and were looking into the hall; when I told them who had arrived, they went reluctantly away
  • 16. From West Egg came the Poles and the Mulreadys and Cecil Roebuck and Cecil Schoen and Gulick the state senator and Newton Orchid, who controlled Films Par Excellence, and Eckhaust and Clyde Cohen and ___ S
  • 17. While we admired he brought more and the soft rich ____ mounted higher—shirts with stripes and scrolls and plaids in coral and apple-green and lavender and faint orange, and monograms of Indian blue
  • 21. 30 ” Study electricity, ___
  • 22. 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
  • 23. There must have been moments even that afternoon ___ Daisy tumbled short of his dreams—not through her own fault, but because of the colossal vitality of his illusion
  • 24. So he waited, listening for a moment longer to the tuning-fork that had been struck upon a ____
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  • 1. ” Watching Tom, I saw the ___ of muscle back of his shoulder tighten under his coat
  • 2. In the foreground four solemn men in dress suits ___ walking along the sidewalk with a stretcher on which lies a drunken woman in a white evening dress
  • 3. I ___ it as a night scene by El Greco: a hundred houses, at once conventional and grotesque, crouching under a sullen, overhanging sky and a lustreless moon
  • 4. She showed a surprising amount of character about it too—looked at the coroner with determined eyes under that corrected brow of hers, and swore that her sister had never seen Gatsby, that her sister was completely _____ with her husband, that her sister had been into no mischief whatever
  • 5. Gatz walking up and down excitedly in the ____
  • 6. ” He was reluctant to close the book, reading each ____ aloud and then looking eagerly at me
  • 7. ” as he bent over Wilson’s body that afternoon, and the adventitious authority of his voice ___ the key for the newspaper reports next morning
  • 13. Then the valley of _____ opened out on both sides of us, and I had a glimpse of Mrs
  • 14. In a moment Meyer Wolfsheim stood solemnly in the doorway, holding out ____ hands
  • 15. 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 ____ for Dutch sailors’ eyes—a fresh, green breast of the new world
  • 16. The shadow of a tree fell abruptly across the ___ and ghostly birds began to sing among the blue leaves
  • 18. He hadn’t ___ anything for a couple of days
  • 19. ___ Bird brought him around at the last minute and asked if we had room for him
  • 20. 00 ___ week Be better to parents “I come across this book by accident,” said the old man
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