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46 results for RIFF

22 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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Thursday, July 13, 201739DRecurring snippet in a bass line, sayLewis E. Rothlein
Monday, November 23, 20153DSpeak extemporaneously (on)Parker Lewis
Sunday, April 7, 201390DMelodic phraseMatt Ginsberg
Wednesday, December 5, 201221DJazz lineJim Hilger
Sunday, August 8, 201010DJazz phrase (4)Pam Klawitter
Thursday, April 2, 200941DMusical phrase (3)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Monday, November 5, 20076AMusical phrase (3)Jeremy Horwitz
Sunday, April 8, 200763DComedic spielByron Walden
Sunday, January 1, 200643ATake off (on)Joe DiPietro
Monday, January 3, 20057DJazz phrase (4)Gregory E. Paul
Sunday, June 20, 200474AJazz bit (2)Manny Nosowsky
Sunday, March 7, 200431AMusic bitTyler Hinman
Wednesday, January 16, 200231DImprovised bitLinda Bushman
Tuesday, July 31, 20011AJazz lickSarah Keller
Friday, October 20, 200036AJazz bit (2)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Tuesday, January 12, 19991DJazz phrase (4)Nancy Salomon
Wednesday, October 21, 199846DBit of jazzMatt Gaffney
Sunday, March 24, 199618DSongwriter's starting point, maybeJ. K. Brill
Sunday, January 21, 199612DJazz phrase (4)R. Wolfe
Sunday, November 26, 199555AMusical phrase (3)Harvey Estes
Tuesday, September 12, 199553DRepeated musical phraseGregory E. Paul
Sunday, November 20, 199491AJazz themeMatt Gaffney

1 result for RIFF from Variety puzzles.

May 4, 2003acrosticZShort, rhythmic phrase in jazzEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon

23 results for RIFF from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Tuesday, September 12, 198919AJazzman's repeated melodic phraseVirginia L. YatesMaleska
Tuesday, July 22, 19861DJazzman's repeated phraseChristopher SherwoodMaleska
Thursday, March 28, 198573AJazz player's phraseJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Monday, July 4, 198349AJazz passageLouis SabinMaleska
Saturday, September 20, 197547DMoroccan nativeA. J. SantoraWeng
Sunday, September 1, 197440DMoroccanGladys V. MillerWeng
Monday, April 29, 19741DBerberJames BarrickWeng
Sunday, December 3, 1972101DMoroccanElmer ToroWeng
Thursday, August 11, 19663DNative of Morocco.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, January 12, 19661ABerber tribesman.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, January 4, 196664ARepeated phrase, in jazz.UnknownFarrar
Friday, November 26, 196552AJazz theme.UnknownFarrar
Friday, June 19, 196421DBerber of Morocco.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, February 16, 196434AJazz theme.George LaczkoFarrar
Tuesday, January 2, 196248DMoroccan Berber.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Thursday, March 3, 196036ABerber of Moroccan coast.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, December 15, 195927DBerber of the Moroccan coast.UnknownFarrar
Friday, May 24, 195758AHill Berber of Morocco.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Wednesday, December 7, 19555ANative of the Moroccan coast.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, September 26, 195310ABerber of Morocco.Israel GitterFarrar
Tuesday, November 27, 19511ARepeated melodic phrase in swing music.UnknownFarrar
Friday, October 19, 195124DTribesman of North Africa.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, May 9, 194371AHilly coast region of Morocco.P. Joseph LamannaFarrar