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70 results for MOTIF

27 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
See the dictionary definition for MOTIF.

DateGridClueAuthor
Fri Aug 31, 201845DRecurring symbolPeter Wentz
Sun Oct 22, 201796AFleur-de-lis, e.g.Tracy Gray
Wed Feb 10, 201610DDominant theme (2)John Guzzetta
Sun Sep 13, 201586DRecurring elementJoe DiPietro
Wed Aug 19, 201550DTheme (5)Timothy Polin
Sun May 3, 201579DTheme (5)Dan Schoenholz
Sun Aug 3, 201458DDecorator's creationIan Livengood
Wed May 28, 201438DDecorator's themeTim Croce
Thu Oct 13, 201111DUnifying theme (2)John Farmer
Sun Aug 28, 201130ADominant theme (2)Patrick Berry
Mon May 2, 20111DTheme (5)Caleb Madison
Sat Feb 12, 201138DInterior decorator's concern (2)Joel Fagliano
Tue May 11, 201019ARecurring melodyKeith Talon
Sun Oct 4, 200990ATheme (5)Todd McClary
Fri Jun 6, 200815DInterior designer's creationAshish Vengsarkar
Fri Apr 6, 200738AInterior decorator's concern (2)Will Nediger
Mon Dec 4, 200635ATheme (5)Richard Chisholm
Sun Dec 11, 200524DWallpaper design (2)Ben Tausig
Thu May 27, 20046DUnifying theme (2)Cathy Millhauser
Tue Apr 8, 20031DRecurring theme (4)Verna Suit
Tue Feb 18, 200328DRecurring theme (4)Holden Baker
Wed Oct 16, 200241DRecurring theme (4)Alan Arbesfeld
Thu May 7, 199823ARecurring subjectEd Pegg Jr.
Sun Aug 4, 199687AWallpaper design (2)D. Tuller
Sun Jan 22, 199561DRecurrent melodyFrances Hansen
Mon May 30, 199438ARecurring theme (4)Raymond Hamel
Wed Mar 9, 199428DPatternNorma Steinberg

1 result for MOTIF from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Nov 11, 2012diagramless33DDominant themePaula Gamache

42 results for MOTIF from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sun Jun 28, 199291ADesignSally CoyleMaleska
Wed Apr 10, 199136AThemeWilliam E. HeinemannMaleska
Tue Dec 19, 198919AThemeSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Wed Mar 15, 198928DSubjectMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Sun Jul 3, 198847DThemeJack R. HarnesMaleska
Fri Apr 29, 198848AThemeJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Mon Dec 21, 19875ARecurring themeFred TooleMaleska
Mon Sep 30, 19855AMain themeAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Fri Jan 7, 19831AUnderlying themeKathryn RighterMaleska
Fri Mar 12, 198217AThematic elementElaine D. SchorrMaleska
Fri Aug 5, 197725DCentral themeHal R. HollingerMaleska
Sat Mar 13, 19761ADominant themeLouise EarnestWeng
Wed Jul 4, 197320AThemeUnknownWeng
Tue Jan 27, 197039DCentral themeUnknownWeng
Sun Jan 25, 197039DCentral themeEugene T. MaleskaWeng
Fri Sep 15, 196746DThematic art element.Joseph LaFauciFarrar
Tue Aug 2, 196634DTheme in art.UnknownFarrar
Thu Mar 31, 196637ATheme.UnknownFarrar
Mon Mar 21, 19665ATheme.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jul 3, 19657DTheme, in music.UnknownFarrar
Sun Feb 21, 19651ATheme: Mus.Barbara L. GolubFarrar
Wed Jan 20, 196524DTheme.Louise EarnestFarrar
Sat Jan 9, 196527AMain theme.UnknownFarrar
Fri Nov 15, 19636DTheme.George LaczkoFarrar
Fri Nov 16, 196249DMain theme.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jul 19, 196228DTheme, in art.UnknownFarrar
Sat Mar 17, 196219ADominant feature.Jay SheldonFarrar
Thu Sep 8, 196031DMain theme, in the arts.UnknownFarrar
Thu Nov 26, 195926ATheme.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jun 28, 195934DTheme in fine arts.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun May 17, 1959142ATheme of a work.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Tue Dec 9, 195817ATheme.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Mon Jul 28, 195840DTheme in art.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Apr 6, 195896AMusical theme.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Thu Mar 20, 195848ARepeated figure in a design.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Sat Dec 1, 195622AMain theme, in art, music, etc.UnknownFarrar
Thu Nov 11, 195438ATheme to be elaborated.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Tue Oct 26, 195426AMain theme.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Tue Nov 25, 195230DMusical theme.UnknownFarrar
Sun Sep 9, 1951103ADominant feature.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Sun Oct 15, 195070ATheme.Alberta N. BurtonFarrar
Sun Mar 28, 194822DIn fine arts, the theme.Hilda E. AllenFarrar