Antedating of "Yahtzee"

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Wed Mar 14 19:58:50 UTC 2007

Yahtzee (OED 1957)

1956 _Lincoln_ (Nebraska) _Star_ 2 June 9  (adv't) YAHTZEE  A
thought-provoking game for teenagers and adults.  Any number may play,
each has individual score sheet.

Fred Shapiro

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