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General Crossword Questions for “yankees”

  • Northern soldiers in the American Civil War
  • Northerners who've been pulled?
  • Americans travelling in southeast Kenya
  • Look for the state that's home to a rising baseball team
  • Americans aim at no uprising
  • Statesmen making bets
  • Americans look for no retreat

Encyclopedia

  • Features history of the New York Yankees, past and present players, controversies surrounding the team, and minor league affiliations. — “New York Yankees - Wikipedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The term Yankee (sometimes shortened to "Yank") has a few interrelated meanings, usually referring to someone either of general United States origin The meaning of "Yankee" has varied over time. In the 18th century, it referred to residents of New England. — “Yankee - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The Yankees – Red Sox rivalry is one of the oldest, most famous and fiercest rivalries in North American professional sports. The teams also finished tied for first in 1978, when the Yankees won a high-profile one-game playoff for the division title. — “Yankees – Red Sox rivalry - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • Regent Street is not unknown to Lascars and Malays; and at Bombay, in the Apollo Green, live Yankees have often scared the natives. — “Moby-Dick” by Herman Melville
  • Summer or winter, there's a great deal to be said in favor of my farm! And, take it in the autumn, what can be pleasanter than to spend a whole day on the sunny side of a barn or a wood-pile, chatting with somebody as old as one's self; or, perhaps, idling away the time with a natural-born simpleton, who knows how to be idle, because even our busy Yankees never have found out how to put him to any use? Upon my word, Miss Hepzibah, I doubt whether I've ever been so comfortable as I mean to be at my farm, which most folks call the workhouse. — “The House of the Seven Gables” by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • "I've not had such fine luck as you, by Jove! Things went confoundedly with me in New York; those Yankees are cool hands, and a man of gentlemanly feelings has no chance with them. — “Middlemarch” by George Eliot
  • If you look at it from the outside nothing could have been more unlikely than that Leonora, who is the proudest creature on God's earth, would have struck up an acquaintanceship with two casual Yankees whom she could not really have regarded as being much more than a carpet beneath her feet. — “The Good Soldier” by Ford Madox Ford
  • What odd people these Yankees are. — “Little Women” by Louisa M. Alcott

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