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Word Puzzle - Famous Books

Guess each short clue. Then combine the answers to create the name of a book.
Combine the answers using sounds, not spelling!
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Last updated: March 10, 2020
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First submittedMarch 10, 2020
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Clue
Answer
Put on clothes (yesterday)
Wore
Fingers, thumb and palm
Hand
Small spherical green vegetables
Peas
(Book title)
War and Peace
 
 
A biblical boat
An ark
A tiny bird with a sticking up tail and loud voice
A wren
Sang the 1980s hit '99 red balloons'
Nena
(Book title)
Anna Karenina
 
 
Second person pronoun
You
A round fort in Ireland where fairies live
Liss
Perceives with the eyes
Sees
(Book title)
Ulysses
 
 
Humble, unimportant
Lowly
Dark brown or black hydrocarbon that's used to make roads
Tar
(Book title)
Lolita
 
 
Cut the grass with a machine
Mow
Small piece of glass or wood that makes up a necklace
Bead
German pronoun meaning 'I'
Ich
(Book title)
Moby Dick
Clue
Answer
Crazy
Mad
Built structure that holds back water
Dam
Tool used to fire an arrow
Bow
This word can be used to intensify an adjective
Very
(Book title)
Madame Bovary
 
 
The star in our solar system
Sun
Actor Adam (The Wedding Singer, Little Nicky)
Sandler
Writing with a rhythm, often rhyming
Verse
(Book title)
Sons and Lovers
 
 
Fibre harvested from sheep
Wool
British call it 'Autumn' - Americans call it?
Fall
(Book title)
Wolf Hall
 
 
Discovered after a search
Found
The opposite of night
Day
Avoid, ignore or reject
Shun
(Book title)
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Level 84
Mar 10, 2020
Great stuff. Especially enjoyed the second one down in each column. Funny and creative :)
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Level 63
Mar 11, 2020
Thank you! I feared the latter might get complaints for being too tortuous! I will have to do some more.
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Level 72
Mar 21, 2020
Very nice quiz! I got only 27, but it was a lot of fun trying to guess the titles.
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Level 63
Mar 22, 2020
Thank you for the encouragement, Maya.
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Level 21
Aug 29, 2022
I love the idea!!

Very hard for a non-native though..!

I think it is tortuous indeed sometimes.

German pronoun doesn't sound at all like the sound we're looking for in the answer...

Thanks for the quiz!