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General Crossword Questions for “yanks”

  • Animals entertaining North Americans
  • Gossips about North Americans
  • American soprano shows drawing power

Encyclopedia

  • Yanks is a 1979 John Schlesinger film, set in World War II in the village of Dobcross, in Greater Manchester, England. Near a small Lancashire town, a large US Army base is established and soon houses the rambunctious "Yanks" as they are known to the English. — “Yanks - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Unfortunately, the Yanks could only manage a 2-8 record during its first regular season. Because of a shortage of players caused by World War II, the Yanks were merged with the Brooklyn Tigers for the 1945 season, and styled as the Boston Yanks. — “Boston Yanks - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The New York Yanks American football team played in the National Football League under that name in the 1950 and 1951 seasons. In 1949, Boston Yanks owner Ted Collins had requested the NFL to fold his Boston team and give him a new one in New York City. — “New York Yanks - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • There were bottles and cases of queer-smelling stuffs, chemicals no doubt for experiments, and there were coils of fine copper wire and yanks and yanks of thin oiled silk. — “The Thirty-Nine Steps” by John Buchan

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