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  • This week's theme: Women Writers
    Women's History Month

    Across

    1. * Emma Lazarus (b.1849 - d.1887) wrote "The New Colossus" (1883) --a sonnet inscribed on the pedestal of The ___ of Liberty
    7. * (3091) "mraF koorbynnuS fo ___" :ti etorw (3291.d - 6581.b) niggiW salguoD etaK
    14. * It was written by Virginia Woolf (b.1882 - d.1941)
    16. * rohtua (3491) "daehniatnuoF ehT"
    17. Desolation
    18. Q. "Is ___ computer company?" A. "Yes, it is."
    20. * Ms. Giovanni (Writer of the poetry collection at #13D)
    21. Continuing in the same way (abbr.)
    22. * D33# ta retirW eht fo emaN tsriF
    23. Piquant, minus the "ty"
    24. .vorp naidanaC
    25. * Word in a Brontë title
    27. Bird's Bed ...but it's backwards?
    29. Carpentry tools
    30. * "The World I Live ___" (1908) is a book by Helen Keller (b.1880 - d.1968)
    31. Word with Out
    33. * "Because I Could Not Stop for ___": Poem written by Emily Dickinson (b.1830 - d.1886)
    35. * (9491.d - 0091.b) llehctiM teragraM yb nettirw levon cissalc-- (6391) "dniW eht htiw enoG" ni elacoL
    37. Certain degree, for short
    38. * Novel by Jane Austen (b.1775 - d.1817)
    41. Ms. Gabor
    42. Type of Theater: Commedia dell' ___
    43. Calvin's last name (Fashion Designer)
    44. Injury to the skin
    46. * "___ Kill a Mockingbird" (Classic novel of 1960 written by Harper Lee)
    47. * "How do I love ___? Let me count the ways.": Famously poetic words written by Elizabeth Barrett Browning (b.1806 - d.1861)
    48. Train sound, when doubled
    50. * "My ___" (1918): Novel by Willa Cather (b.1873 - d.1947)
    53. In other words, briefly
    55. Make-a-Word! S-_-l-i-_-o-_ (Valley in California)
    56. Dewy-eyed
    57. Compass point
    59. Secret rendezvous
    61. * "Little ___ Fauntleroy" (1886): Story by Frances Hodgson Burnett (b.1849 - d.1924)
    62. "yoB ylenoL" fo regnis eht fo emaN tsaL
    63. * (5391) "___ eht no esuoH elttiL" :ti etorw (7591.d - 7681.b) redliW sllagnI aruaL
    65. * Characters created by Beatrix Potter, with Flopsy
    67. * "___ from Nam" (1991): Novel by Danielle Steel
    68. * Ms. Garth: Actress who starred in the television movie based on the novel "Star" (1990) written by Danielle Steel

    Down

    1. Painful
    2. Verity
    3. * Gertrude Stein (b.1874 - d.1946) wrote it: "The Autobiography of ___ B. Toklas" (1933)
    4. Shade of a Shoe
    5. World org.
    6. * Author who won the Pulitzer Prize for the novel at #35D
    7. Recommending letters on a toothpaste tube
    8. Tower in Toronto
    9. Sturdy Stalks
    10. * Feeling in a Danielle Steel novel ...but it's backwards?
    11. Make-a-Word! _-l-i-_-_-s (Rapidly closes the eye)
    12. reirreT fo epyT
    13. * "Cotton Candy on a ___" (1978)
    15. Sad announcements in the newspaper, for short
    19. * The writer mentioned at #14A wrote this novel: "___ Dalloway" (1925)
    22. * Hercule is one of her characters
    23. * "Mistral's Daughter" (1982) is one of the novels by this popular writer (bkwds.)
    26. * Said in a Library: "Our special section on Women Writers ___ the front of the library near the reference desk."
    28. Dark clouds
    30. Choler
    32. Mr. Scrooge, without the "ezer"
    33. * From 1993 to 1995, she (Last Name) was the Poet Laureate of the United States
    34. * (7891.d - 3091.b) ecuL ehtooB ___ :(6391) "nemoW ehT" etorw ohw thgirwyalP
    35. * "The ___ of Innocence" (1920)
    36. * "The ___ Peter Rabbit" (1902) is a story written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter (b.1866 - d.1943)
    38. * Couplet by Dorothy Parker (b.1893 - d.1967) that says Men seldom make passes / At girls who wear glasses.
    39. Make-a-Word! M-e-_-_-_-r (Trusted advisor)
    40. ___ there, done that!
    45. * "That Was Then, ___ Now" (Novel of 1971 written by S.E. Hinton)
    47. Type of goose (bkwds.)
    49. Q. "Is ___ prefix that means eight?" A. "Yes."
    50. * ".sretirW nemoW tuoba repap mret ___ gnikrow m'I" .A "?gniod uoy era tahW" .Q
    51. * Angst for an Author: "There is no ___ the bottle!"
    52. * Q. "What is the name of the heroine in Lucy Maud Montgomery's books?" A. "It's ___ think."
    54. Noted canal
    58. Comfort
    60. 12 mo. periods
    61. Make-a-Word! _-a-_-_-l (Jacket collar part)
    62. Ms. Jillian
    64. Star (Initials) of "Benson" (TV)
    66. Atomic #10

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