The Grey Lady

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The Grey Lady or The Gray Lady may refer to:


"The Grey Lady" is a nickname for:

  • The New York Times newspaper, referring to its historical tendency to present a higher-than-usual ratio of copy to graphics
  • Nantucket, an island off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts
  • A submarine's periscope, especially in the phrase "dancing with the grey lady"
  • A grey-clad countertenor who spooks unassuming passersby.

Arts and Entertainment[edit]

  • The Grey Lady, a 2014 thriller film set on Nantucket (IMdB entry)


"The Grey Lady" is a name which has been used for numerous ghosts, both alleged real hauntings and fictional spirits:

Fictional ghosts
  • The Gray Lady, a spirit from Ghostbusters
  • "The Grey Lady" from The Good Witch, a Hallmark made-for-TV movie
  • The Grey Lady, nickname for Helena Ravenclaw, the ghost of Ravenclaw House in the Harry Potter novels