FYI: The legendary names for the Magi who came to Bethlehem are Gaspar, Melchior, and Balthasar.

Christmas Carol Quiz
by Bryan Schoeffler (Bath, NY); slightly altered by Kang Na

  1.    Move hitherward the entire assembly of those who are loyal in their belief
  2.    Listen, the celestial messengers produce harmonious sounds
  3.    Nocturnal time-span of unbroken quietness
  4.    An emotion excited by the acquisition or expectation of good given to the terrestrial sphere
  5.    Embellish the interior passageways
  6.    Exalted heavenly beings to whom harkened
  7.    Twelve o’clock on a clement night witnessed its arrival
  8.    The Christmas preceding all others
  9.    Small municipality in Judea south of Jerusalem
10.    Diminutive masculine master of skin-covered percussionistic cylinders
11.    Omnipotent supreme being who elicits ecstatic respite to distinguished males
12.    Tranquility upon the terrestrial sphere
13.    Obese personification fabricated of compressed mounds of minute crystals
14.    Expectation of arrival to populated area by mythical, masculine perennial gift giver
15.    Natal Celebration devoid of color, rather albino (as a hallucinatory phenomenon for me)
16.    In awe of the nocturnal time span characterized by religiosity
17.    Geographic state of fantasy during the season of mother nature’s dormancy
18.    The first person nominative plural of a triumvirate of far eastern heads of state
19.    Tintinnabulation of vacillating pendulums in inverted, metallic, resonant cups
20.    In a distant location the existence of an improvised unit of newborn children’s slumber furniture
21.    Proceed forth declaring upon a specific geological alpine formation
22.    Jovial yuletide desired for the second person singular or plural by us