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Blaine and Felicia's Christmas Homophone Puzzle (©2005)

Directions:  Fill each of the blanks with a pair of homophones (words that sound alike but are spelled differently).  See #9 as an example.  When you take the specified letter from each word and read them in order, they will spell out a quote by Agnes M. Pharo relevant to the season.

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  1. Christmas is a time of year when our family is ______ devoted to celebrating the ______ birth of Jesus. (1,1)

  2. The musical ornaments seemed like a ______ idea at the time, but now they are beginning to ______ on my nerves. (4,4)

  3. Rosemary got up early to enjoy the cool winter air and the lingering _____ but Michael slept in and ______ it. (2,3)

  4. So they wouldn’t have to charge Christmas purchases on their credit cards, Blaine and Felicia dug into their ______ of ______ in the cookie jar and went shopping. (1,4)

  5. With great ______, Jason ______ the present from its box and showed it off to Amara. (2,3)

  6. Christmas morning, Michael ______ up at the ______ in eager anticipation of Mom and Dad coming down to the living room to let him open his presents. (1,2)

  7. To avoid becoming part of a holiday feast, the young, woolly _______ went on the _____. (3,2)

  8. As we shopped at different malls, we saw several ______ in the _______ of Santa Claus. (4,3)

  9. The righT thing to do is to wrIte nice thank you cards for all your gifts. (5,3)

  10. Driving to church, we ______ the lot where we had purchased our Christmas trees in the ______. (3,4)

  11. You ______ to ______ the dough and then roll it out before cutting it into cute cookie shapes. (2,2)

  12. “______ Santa Claus, is Rudolph a special breed of ______ with that shiny red nose?”  (1,2)

  13. As the weather turned wet, Santa took hold of the ______ to steer his sleigh through the ______. (1,4)

  14. For fun, the kids decided to ______ Dad with a gift of ______ even though he doesn’t play golf. (2,4)

  15. Dressed in warm ______, the pioneer families trudged through the forest looking for ______ to use as their Christmas trees. (4,1)

  16. The college student sang a Christmas ______ so loudly in the library that it bothered the student sitting in a neighboring ______.  (4,3)

  17. The mischievous boy ______ a snowball ______ the open window. (1,2)

  18. For the Christmas Eve service, the church choir sang a beautiful choral ______ about ______ on Earth. (3,1)

  1. The hectic hours of shopping left Blaine and Felicia in a ______ as they realized there were only a few ______ until Christmas. (2,4)

  2. Though the millionaire spoiled his pet bunny with a twenty-four ______ golden ______ for Christmas, Flopsy just wanted one he could eat. (5,1)

  3. At Christmas, ______ warm yourself quicker if you sit on the hearth next to the burning ______ log. (2,2)

  4. We could not ______ to see the ______ Christmas tree, so we decorated it. (4,2)

  5. Felicia ______ in relief when her favorite ______ dish, homemade cranberry sauce, gelled to perfection. (3,4)

  6. The Frenchman made a grave ______ pas when he sent coal to his sweetheart and bonbons to his ______. (1,2)

  7. The hunter didn’t have the ______ to shoot the large antlered ______, so he let it go.  (4,4)

  8. Shortly after that, the sound that he _____ was of the buck rejoining his ______. (1,2)

  9. Michael used the ______ paper roll as a microphone as he began ______ a hip-hop version of “Jingle Bells.” (4,1)

  10. Hair, ears, eyes and ______ are just a few of the body parts that Amara ______. (4,5)

  11. Unfortunately Mom and Dad’s ______ is required before the kids can begin opening their ______. (3,6)

  12. We ______ Christmas breakfast promptly at ______. (2,4)

  13. Dad did such a ______ job when he went to ______ the eggnog that it missed the glass and ended up on the floor. (2,1)

  14. We were startled to see a little sparrow that _____ down the _____ and landed in Amara’s stocking. (3,1)

  15. Our voices got ______ yelling at the stubborn ______ who refused to pull our sleigh any faster. (2,3)

  16. I think I’ll ______ a long time after all the holiday meals are over before stepping on a scale to check my ______. (4,5)

  17. Felicia likes to ______ Christmas leftovers because it ______ up time when making meals later on. (3,1)

  18. When adding ______ fabric to Rosemary’s angel costume, Felicia knows the sewing machine is an indispensable ______. (2,1)

  19. Since the ______ avid golfers had the course to themselves on Christmas day, there was no need ______ them to yell ______! (3,3,4)

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