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The Hobbit

Print and complete the puzzle.  It helps if you have read this classic tale by Tolkien, of course!
Three pages will print:  puzzle, clues and answers.

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1.   Thorin's blade, the Goblin-cleaver.
2.   He's the Lucky Number.
3.   Likes to blow smoke-rings.
6.   Appearing as a bear at times, keeps the bees and guards the lines.
9.   Bilbo ran out of his house without any of these.
10.   Useful to escape from a dungeon in.
11.   How many birds in five fir trees?
13.   A game played beside a dark, deep lake.
14.   Knocks snails.
16.   Sun shines upon the keyhole.
18.   Taught his grandmother how to eat these.
19.   Black above, black below, stay on the trail and don't go slow.
20.   Dwalin's spare hood and cloak were what color?

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2.   Slept sweetly and grew fat, though not from the contents of his dreams.
4.   They'd sit on the dwarves and squash them to jelly.
5.   Named for the sound he made in his throat.
7.   Black Arrow's owner.
8.   The ancient city, ruined by the dragon.
12.   Bilbo lost more than spoons - he also lost this.
13.   Smells like Elves.
15.   Sting got its name stinging these.
17.   It was his birthday-present, or so he often said.
21.   The heart of the mountain.
22.   The lake-town of the men.
23.   Bilbo clung to this part of Dori while in flight.
24.   Shiny and round, but lost on the ground.

 

Answer Key
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