Book-Based Random Crossword(8 x 8)

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  • 1. ” So the whole caravansary had fallen in like a ____ house at the disapproval in her eyes
  • 5. ___ Bird brought him around at the last minute and asked if we had room for him
  • 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. Evidently some wild ___ of an oculist set them there to fatten his practice in the borough of Queens, and then sank down himself into eternal blindness, or forgot them and moved away
  • 10. After changing my clothes I went ____ door and found Mr
  • 11. 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
  • 12. Probably it was some final guest who had been away at the ____ of the earth and didn’t know that the party was over
  • 14. “If we were young we’d ____ and dance
  • 16. He drew me into his office, remarking in a reverent voice that it was a ___ time for all of us, and offered me a cigar
  • 17. His eyes leaked continuously with excitement, and when I took the bag and umbrella from his hands he began to pull so incessantly at his sparse ____ beard that I had difficulty in getting off his coat
  • 21. A waiter knocked and came in with crushed mint and ___ but, the silence was unbroken by his “thank you
  • 22. “After that my own ____ is to let everything alone
  • 23. At the gray ___ hour there were always rooms that throbbed incessantly with this low, sweet fever, while fresh faces drifted here and there like rose petals blown by the sad horns around the floor
  • 24. 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
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  • 1. “You young men think you ___ force your way in here any time,” she scolded
  • 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. “Orderi di Danilo,” ran the circular legend, “Montenegro, Nicolas ___
  • 4. Through this twilight universe Daisy began to move again with the season; suddenly she was again keeping half a dozen _____ a day with half a dozen men, and drowsing asleep at dawn with the beads and chiffon of an evening dress tangled among dying orchids on the floor beside her bed
  • 5. He had reached an age where death no longer has the quality of ghastly surprise, and when he looked around him now for the first time and saw the height and splendor of the hall and the great rooms opening out from it into other rooms, his grief began to be mixed with an ____ pride
  • 6. “He ____ he knows the car that did it
  • 7. He had reached an ___ where death no longer has the quality of ghastly surprise, and when he looked around him now for the first time and saw the height and splendor of the hall and the great rooms opening out from it into other rooms, his grief began to be mixed with an awed pride
  • 13. ” Only the _____ and I were near enough to hear what he said, but the policeman caught something in the tone and looked over with truculent eyes
  • 14. “I can’t seem to remember, but I think we talked about the Nordic ____
  • 15. “Any ____ where they are
  • 16. He was on the point of collapse, so I took him into the music room and made him ___ down while I sent for something to eat
  • 18. It eluded us then, but that’s no matter—to-morrow we will ___ faster, stretch out our arms farther
  • 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. ___
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