Literature Quiz / Hobbit Word Ladder

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Can you name the four-letter words involved in the plot of 'The Hobbit'?

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*The Hobbit begins in The Shire, at the Hobbit ___ of Bilbo Baggins.*
The world's largest producer and marketer of fresh fruit and vegetables
Paul Gustave ___ was a French artist, printmaker, illustrator and sculptor
*Remote dwarf relative of Thorin who wore a purple hood*
The ___ Rebellion was a failed 1841-1842 attempt to force broader democarcy on Rhode Island
*The Side-___ was a secret entrance to the Lonely Mountain, opened through a miniscule keyhole*
An unrefined, ill-mannered person
Varieties include cowboy, hiking, Wellington, and combat
'We're gonna need a bigger ___.'
An area allocated to a police officer to patrol
*One of the three trolls who captured Bilbo and the dwarves*
Q: Why did the ___ get locked up? A: He held up a pair of pants.
A hollow, cup-shaped percussion instrument
*Riven___, 'The Last Homely House East of the Sea', is a stopping place for the expedition*
A type of pickle. This is the worst clue on the quiz
Armadillidium vulgare, A.K.A. the ___ bug
A heap of things laid or lying one on top of another
Genus of conifer tree
Active sonar creates a pulse of sound, often called a '___'
*While Bilbo may have escaped the goblins, he is not yet above ground. Soon, the hobbit will stumble upon this vital item*
Your phone did this in the past tense
After a 2014 playoffs win, Seahawks CB Richard Sherman went on one of these
To feel a need or a desire for
In T.T. White's 'The Once and Future King, young King Arthur is know as this
*As Thorin and company descent east out of the Misty Mountains, they are attacked by these wolf creatures.*
To give notice, advice, or intimation to (a person, group, etc.) of danger
An agricultural building
This capital of Switzerland hosted the 1954 World Cup final
Rowan Atkinson plays this lovable English bachelor
*After escaping the goblins, the group stay with Beorn, a skinchanger who can assume the form of an immense ___
The eagles that saved the hobbits from their treed predicament have some of these on their faces
James van der ___
Matthew 5:5-- 'Blessed are the ____, for they shall inherit the earth.'
A Scottish silver coin in service from the late 16th century to the early 17th
*The company's next obstacle took a toll. Filled with the Necromancer's evil, ___Wood now stands in their way.
Darkness or thick mist that makes it difficult to see
A person of Turkish descent
To move around a central point
Past tense of tear
*Once the dwarves have escaped the Wood-Elves, they ride the barrels to Lake___.*
A layer of fine feathers found under the tougher exterior feathers
'___ of the Dead' was a 1978 zombie movie
Sewing method used for mending holes
To challenge or provoke (a person) into a demonstration of courage
*Sacked city(destroyed by Smaug)of Men between the Lonely Mountain and the Long Lake that was rebuilt after the Battle of the Five Armies, whose first king was Bard
Batman's Christian ___
Americas's favorite form of eagle
*___ the Bowman was a Man of Laketown, slayer of Smaug, and the first King of Dale
Without addition; basic and simple
Something paid after a taxi ride
Chicago's MLS team; also, rapid oxidation of a material in the exothermic chemical process of combustion
*After Smaug is killed, The Battle of ___ Armies is fought between the Goblins of the Grey and Misty Mountains and their allies, and the alliance of Men, dwarves, elves, etc.*
To ___ is to jump or fall into water
___ Franco is James Franco's younger brother
A small freshwater European cyprinid fish
Actor who played Jack Ewing on 'Dallas'
___ rats are members of the genus Neotoma
*In 'The Fellowship of the Ring', it is revealed that Bilbo has written the story of his adventure in 'The Hobbit' in this book, 'There and ___ Again'

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