Language Quiz / Word Ladder: Anglo-American Incarceration

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Prison, in Victorian England;
U.S. spelling changed to [39]
Impudence or bile2
Coffin covering3
Opinion survey4
Where Santa lives, or who lives in Warsaw5
Sit for a portrait6
Elegant, luxurious, or fashionable7
Grab a snack8
Lexicographer who changed the spelling:
[9] [17][29]
OR: Mariner and zookeeper of Genesis
Chomsky, to friends and family10
Standard of behavior11
Annelid and not a man12
Cooler than hot13
Masses of gum or cash15
Joins in matrimony16
Lexicographer who changed the spelling:
[9] [17][29]
OR: Spiders' constructs
Nickname for Confederate soldiers18
Takes money by force
(not 'taxes'—that has five letters)
Bands of rioters20
A rolling stone doesn't gather Kate21
More than 'more'22
Surrounds a castle23
Lament or wail24
Horse with red and white hairs intermixed25
Howl along with a Katy Perry song26
Fly on outstretched wings27
Evening, en français28
Lexicographer who changed the spelling:
[9] [17][29]
OR: Spoil Bond's martini
Sirius, Regulus, or Betelgeuse30
Practice fighting31
Expectorated during a quarrel32
Stain or location33
Chimney grime34
At the end of a leg35
Jester or dummkopf36
Fencing weapon37
Do not succeed or pass38
Prison, in the United States;
spelling changed from [1]

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