This crossword puzzle and word search are derived from the short story "Hearts and Hands" by O. Henry. The puzzle has 25 clues and answers, and the word search has 40 items related to the story. The answer KEYS are provided. This is an excellent supplementary exercise for students as they read the short story, or it can be used as a review. The word search may be a good pre-reading exercise. This is a good lesson plan for the early finisher or for a substitute teacher.