Word Ladder: U.S. States

Can you complete the three-letter word ladders, in which each column is a separate ladder and in which color-coded boxes are U.S. states?*

Gardening tool for weeding and breaking up soil
By what means?

Capital: Honolulu

Statute; regulation

The broadest muscle of the back


Gear; set of equipment

One's family and relations

Capital: Topeka
An adult male

Capital: St. Paul
Tack; rivet

Capital: Harrisburg
Capital: Juneau

Legendary boxer Muhammad


Home video game console released by Nintendo in November 2006
Capital: Madison

To treat someone with disrespect

2, in Spanish

The Morse code distress signal · · · – – – · · ·
Rapper Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones

An end-blown Middle Eastern flute

Region of the atmosphere and outer space seen from Earth
Chinese/Japanese sauce made with fermented beans

Coquettish; flirtatious


Main protagonist Draper of 'Mad Men'
A female deer

Rapper Andre Romelle Young, Dr. ___
Capital: Salem
Hellenic Telecommunications Organization S.A.
Mature female reproductive cells

Function word to describe purpose
The short, fine, soft hair of certain animals
Enjoyment; amusement

The star around which the earth orbits


To drink in small mouthfuls

A piece of bread dipped in gravy, soup, or sauce
The U.S. Republican party

Spirit whose predominant flavor is derived from juniper berries
Noise; ruckus
Female singer Frampton, or 'day' in Spanish
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  • *States, in colored boxes, are divided into three-letter fragments that span several columns and are read from left to right, with the clue for each in the leftmost box.
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Last Updated: Jul 3, 2017

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