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211 Results for OCTET

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

Wednesday, January 3, 201814DLarge chamber music groupBruce Haight
Sunday, November 5, 201735DSanta's reindeer, e.g.Natan Last
Sunday, May 21, 201737ASquare dance group, e.g. (5)Randolph Ross
Friday, June 17, 201627AGood-sized combo (2)Zhouqin Burnikel
Monday, February 8, 201652DSinging eightsomePaolo Pasco
Thursday, January 28, 20169DThis puzzle's special squares, e.g.Elizabeth C. Gorski
Thursday, January 21, 201651DEightsome (3)David Phillips
Monday, January 4, 201646AGroup of eight (2)Herre Schouwerwou
Wednesday, May 27, 201537ALittle big band, maybeJim Quinlan
Monday, May 18, 201556DDuo quadrupledGene Newman
Friday, April 10, 201546DLargish bandDavid Phillips
Friday, January 30, 201543DThe electrons of oxygen, e.g.David Phillips
Monday, December 8, 201419ASquare dance group, e.g. (5)Kevin Christian and Andrea Carla Michaels
Wednesday, September 10, 201412DThe black pawns, e.g.Jim Peredo
Wednesday, August 14, 201314ASquare dance group, e.g. (5)Sarah Keller
Monday, April 8, 201312DEightsome (3)Janet R. Bender
Saturday, December 25, 201047DCertain chamber pieceStanley Newman
Sunday, March 21, 201070DMaids a-milking in a Christmas song, e.g.Adam Fromm
Wednesday, March 17, 201052DQuarterfinals qualifiers, e.g.Patrick Merrell
Monday, August 25, 200836DEight-piece bandAndrea Carla Michaels and Michael Blake
Monday, March 31, 20085AGroup of eight musiciansJeff Armstrong
Sunday, March 23, 200890DCertain chamber groupRobert W. Harris
Tuesday, March 4, 200853DWedding band, maybe (3)Kevin Donovan
Tuesday, January 15, 200851DFour duos (2)Stella Daily and Bruce Venzke
Tuesday, October 16, 200757DLargish combo (3)Michael Kaplan
Thursday, February 15, 200751DString ensemble, maybe (2)Elizabeth Rehfeld
Sunday, December 10, 200643DWedding band, maybe (3)David J. Kahn
Monday, September 18, 200626DSanta's reindeer, minus RudolphDave Tuller
Monday, August 28, 20069ADuo times fourStanley Newman
Sunday, July 30, 200635DString group, maybeVictor Fleming and Bonnie L. Gentry
Monday, June 19, 200655DGroup of eight (2)Raymond Hamel
Thursday, November 10, 200546ALarge vocal groupLee Glickstein and Craig Kasper
Thursday, September 29, 200527DFour pairsSam Bellotto Jr.
Thursday, December 23, 200412DSquare dance group, e.g. (5)Nancy Salomon
Sunday, June 27, 20045DChess pawns, e.g.Peter Abide and Steven Kahn
Friday, November 7, 200347ASquare dance group, e.g. (5)Jim Page
Wednesday, October 15, 200340ALargish combo (3)John Greenman
Friday, July 25, 200341AJazz combo, maybeMichael Shteyman
Sunday, April 27, 200374AStravinsky's "___ for Wind Instruments"Jon Delfin
Thursday, February 20, 200339DCertain jazz comboPeter Sarrett
Sunday, October 6, 2002120AGroup of strings, maybeMyles Callum
Tuesday, June 4, 200244ALargish combo (3)Matthew J. Koceich
Sunday, September 16, 200155ANoted Schubert piece in F majorBill Zais
Sunday, April 8, 2001123AA cappella group, maybeRandolph Ross
Sunday, March 25, 200165ABeethoven's "___ for Winds in E flat major"Trip Payne
Sunday, March 4, 200135DVocal ensemble, maybeCathy Millhauser
Monday, November 20, 200028DMerger of two barbershop groupsRandall J. Hartman
Sunday, October 15, 200034ARow of pawns, e.g.Patrick Berry
Sunday, July 16, 2000100DWedding band, perhapsDavid J. Kahn
Monday, June 5, 200041AEight-person bandWilliam A. Ballard
Wednesday, February 2, 200032DGood-sized combo (2)Richard Chisholm
Tuesday, October 26, 199951DString ensemble, maybe (2)Kevin McCann
Monday, September 20, 199963AFour duos (2)Gregory E. Paul
Monday, February 1, 19992DEight-man bandDorothy Smitonick
Saturday, August 22, 199826AWedding band, maybe (3)David J. Kahn
Saturday, December 6, 199747DSerenaders, possiblyDavid J. Kahn
Monday, October 13, 199763AMusical eightsomeGregory E. Paul
Friday, September 26, 199727DChamber group, perhapsChuck Deodene
Sunday, June 29, 199734DEight is enough for thisDavid J. Kahn
Tuesday, January 28, 199744ASmall choirE. C. Gorski
Thursday, November 7, 199630DMendelssohn's ___ in E flat major (2)G. R. Ferguson
Sunday, July 14, 199664DJazz group, maybeJ. Schmalzbach
Friday, November 24, 199526DMendelssohn's ____ in E flat major (2)Bob Klahn
Wednesday, October 12, 19945ARock's UB40, e.g.Gregory E. Paul
Wednesday, September 7, 199431DEightsome (3)Cathy Millhauser

4 results for OCTET from Variety puzzles.

December 24, 2017acrosticVMaids a-milking, in "The 12 Days of Christmas"Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon
October 26, 2008acrosticLBrubeck group that played "Schizophrenic Scherzo"Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon
July 4, 2004cryptic27AGroup of musicians turned to hugging and so forth (5)Richard Silvestri
June 24, 2001diagramless26DMendelssohn work in E flatPeter Gordon

142 results for OCTET from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Sunday, August 22, 199394AMusical groupBernard MerenMaleska
Monday, July 19, 199353DSinging groupMichael S. MaurerMaleska
Sunday, July 11, 199354DMusical groupErnst TheimerMaleska
Saturday, March 20, 199322AEnnead, almostWilliam S. McIlrathMaleska
Tuesday, March 2, 19937DDouble quartetBert H. KruseMaleska
Sunday, February 21, 199313DMusical compositionBert H. KruseMaleska
Thursday, February 11, 199353DMusical groupMichael A. RampinoMaleska
Monday, October 5, 199237DSinging groupWalter CovellMaleska
Monday, November 25, 199151AEight singersSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Tuesday, October 8, 199129DSeptet plus oneStanley GlassMaleska
Sunday, May 5, 199117DGroup of eightA. J. SantoraMaleska
Friday, April 19, 199160ADouble quartetRobert H. WolfeMaleska
Sunday, May 27, 199021AComposition for eightShirley SolowayMaleska
Wednesday, March 21, 199061APiece for eightBetty JorgensenMaleska
Thursday, March 8, 199059AGroup of eightErnst TheimerMaleska
Sunday, December 10, 198935AGroup of eightJim PageMaleska
Wednesday, November 22, 198974AGroup of eightGayle DeanMaleska
Friday, November 10, 198914AMusic for eightCalista LuminatiMaleska
Wednesday, August 2, 198935DDouble quartetMimi MoodyMaleska
Saturday, June 24, 198921AComposition for eightBetty JorgensenMaleska
Friday, February 17, 198940AGroup of eightArthur S. VerdescaMaleska
Saturday, October 1, 198812DSonnet partVirginia ButlerMaleska
Sunday, July 10, 198874DDouble quartetKay SullivanMaleska
Friday, July 8, 198830DMusical groupMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Sunday, July 3, 198852DA Mendelssohn opus in E flat majorJack R. HarnesMaleska
Wednesday, December 9, 198751DTwo foursomesWilliam CanineMaleska
Thursday, September 17, 198746DGroup of eightH. Hastings ReddallMaleska
Monday, July 20, 198714AMendelssohn masterworkArthur M. WhelanMaleska
Sunday, July 12, 198791DChamber groupLouis SabinMaleska
Tuesday, May 12, 198714ASinging groupMelvin KenworthyMaleska
Saturday, February 14, 198739AGroup of eightAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Tuesday, February 3, 198718AChamber-music groupJames R. BurnsMaleska
Monday, June 23, 198626DDouble quartetNancy McCarthyMaleska
Friday, May 30, 198629DGroup of eightGayle DeanMaleska
Monday, March 24, 198642AChamber groupWhittenMaleska
Monday, September 30, 198533DEight performersAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Saturday, January 5, 198541AMendelssohn opus, e.g.Kenneth HaxtonMaleska
Monday, October 22, 198430DGroup of eightGrace FabbroniMaleska
Monday, October 8, 198449DEnnead minus oneWilliam CanineMaleska
Monday, August 27, 19848DMusical groupVirginia L. YatesMaleska
Sunday, June 17, 198466DEight of a kindCharles M. DeberMaleska
Tuesday, May 22, 19842DRowing crewMarie WestMaleska
Tuesday, March 15, 198337ADuo quadrupledA. J. SantoraMaleska
Monday, November 8, 198262ADuo quadrupledSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Sunday, June 20, 198295DGlee-club unitTap OsbornMaleska
Monday, February 8, 198261AGroup of eightChristy RidleyMaleska
Sunday, January 24, 198255ASinging groupEdward J. MarcheseMaleska
Friday, January 1, 19826DChoral groupC. J. AngioMaleska
Wednesday, July 22, 198130AMusical groupLouis SabinMaleska
Friday, May 15, 198118AGroup of eight singersWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Wednesday, February 18, 198163ASchubert's Opus 166, e.g.Gene StoneMaleska
Sunday, November 16, 198057ADouble quartetAlfio MicciMaleska
Thursday, October 30, 198050DMusical groupBensonMaleska
Sunday, October 5, 19801AChamber ensembleRaymond F. EisnerMaleska
Sunday, August 10, 198099DDouble quartetMarjorie PedersenMaleska
Sunday, April 27, 198064DGroup of eightJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Wednesday, February 27, 198028DDouble quartetRaeMaleska
Thursday, December 6, 197925DQuintet plus trioC. J. AngioMaleska
Saturday, April 29, 19784DDouble quartetMeltzerMaleska
Sunday, January 1, 1978103AMusical groupFrances HansenMaleska
Wednesday, December 28, 197724AGroup of eight singersRaymond F. EisnerMaleska
Wednesday, August 3, 19775DMusical comboAlfio MicciMaleska
Friday, July 1, 197721AMusical groupAnthony B. CanningMaleska
Sunday, June 26, 19778DNonet minus oneSam LakeMaleska
Wednesday, June 30, 197625DMusical groupDeWitt AndersonWeng
Monday, April 12, 197613AMusical groupMartha J. DeWittWeng
Wednesday, April 9, 197545AMusical groupSamuel K. FliegnerWeng
Saturday, December 14, 197430DMusical groupElizabeth A. YaroWeng
Friday, December 6, 19741AMusical workJack L. SteinhardtWeng
Friday, August 30, 19749DMusical pieceJoan DeRossoWeng
Saturday, October 13, 19731AMusical groupUnknownWeng
Saturday, July 21, 197313DMusical groupUnknownWeng
Friday, April 27, 197350DMusical compositionUnknownWeng
Wednesday, November 8, 197215DMusical groupUnknownWeng
Tuesday, June 13, 197261AMusical groupUnknownWeng
Friday, May 19, 197226DMusical groupUnknownWeng
Sunday, May 14, 197250AMusical groupEdward J. O'BrienWeng
Sunday, July 25, 197116DSinging groupMary Ann CodeWeng
Sunday, July 18, 197144DMusical groupAnthony MorseWeng
Friday, June 4, 197145DSinging groupUnknownWeng
Sunday, May 9, 197154AMusical groupMarian PearceWeng
Wednesday, October 14, 197029DMusic groupUnknownWeng
Monday, April 20, 197040AMusical groupUnknownWeng
Wednesday, December 31, 196917AMusical group.UnknownWeng
Wednesday, March 26, 196925DMusical group.UnknownWeng
Sunday, January 12, 196942DGroupWilliam A. Lewis Jr.Weng
Tuesday, October 29, 196859AMusical group.UnknownFarrar
Friday, October 25, 196841ASee 25 Across.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, June 29, 19687DSinging group.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, December 27, 19674DSinging group.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, November 26, 196741DChoral group.Will WengFarrar
Tuesday, May 2, 196733DSinging group.William LutwiniakFarrar
Saturday, March 11, 196753AMusical composition.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Wednesday, February 15, 19672DSingers' group.Cora GoodmanFarrar
Wednesday, July 6, 196615AMusical group.UnknownFarrar
Monday, May 9, 196662AMusic group.UnknownFarrar
Friday, April 22, 19669DSonnet part.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, February 1, 196631AMusical group.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, October 19, 19656DMusical group.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, March 25, 196539AMusical composition.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, March 14, 19658DSinging group.Hume R. CraftFarrar
Monday, March 8, 196544AMusical group.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, February 14, 196565AMusical composition.Anne FoxFarrar
Tuesday, September 29, 196425DSinging group.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, February 13, 196432APiece of music.George LaczkoFarrar
Monday, August 5, 196354DMusical group.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, April 30, 196350DSingers' group.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, October 10, 196248DMusical group.UnknownFarrar
Friday, March 23, 196241AMusical composition.Joseph S. CrowellFarrar
Tuesday, December 26, 196165AChamber music group.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Friday, October 20, 196154DMusical composition.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, May 6, 196115AMusical group.UnknownFarrar
Friday, January 22, 196025AGroup of eight.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, April 15, 195911DMusical group.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Wednesday, June 25, 195822APart of a sonnet.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Monday, February 24, 195822DSinging group.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, December 7, 195758APart of a sonnet.UnknownFarrar
Monday, December 2, 195747DVocal group.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, November 23, 195714AGroup of eight.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, June 15, 195747DSinging group.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Friday, May 31, 19573DSinging group.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, January 9, 195742DSinging group.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sunday, April 1, 195623DSinging group.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Tuesday, July 5, 195517ADouble quartet.Philip G. RosemondFarrar
Saturday, June 11, 19554DPart of a sonnet.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Saturday, April 16, 19552DDouble quartet.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, July 4, 1954119ASonnet part.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sunday, August 23, 195365ASinging group.Albert CarrollFarrar
Sunday, June 28, 195373APart of a sonnet.Marion MoeserFarrar
Thursday, June 11, 195329DDouble quartet.George HendersonFarrar
Wednesday, November 19, 195234DSinging group.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, September 21, 1952119DSinging group.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sunday, September 2, 195132DSinging group.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Tuesday, July 10, 195160AA double quartet.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, October 14, 195054DDouble quartet.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, October 4, 195015ASinging group.Leonard GoldbergFarrar
Sunday, April 16, 195097AFirst part of sonnet.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Sunday, September 4, 194971DTwo more than in 122 across.William Spaar Jr.Farrar
Sunday, March 30, 194725AGroup of eight.Louis JenkinsFarrar
Sunday, June 9, 194669ADouble quartet.Louis JenkinsFarrar
Sunday, March 17, 194643DDouble quartet.Lewis JenkinsFarrar
Sunday, August 2, 1942141ASmall chorus.Charles ErlenkotterFarrar

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