This puzzle is in an original format with questions about The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry that have answers made up of words represented by numbers for each letter. After students answer the questions, they will fill in a chart of numbers by writing in the letter that was written above each number. The final step in solving the puzzle is to use the letters and numbers deciphered to list 6 Christmas carol titles. An answer key is provided. This activity requires comprehension of the story and higher-level thinking skills. It is an excellent activity to link literature with fun and the holiday.