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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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DateGridClueAuthor
Thu Jul 13, 201739DRecurring snippet in a bass line, sayLewis E. Rothlein
Mon Nov 23, 20153DSpeak extemporaneously (on)Parker Lewis
Sun Apr 7, 201390DMelodic phraseMatt Ginsberg
Wed Dec 5, 201221DJazz lineJim Hilger
Sun Aug 8, 201010DJazz phrase (4)Pam Klawitter
Thu Apr 2, 200941DMusical phrase (3)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Mon Nov 5, 20076AMusical phrase (3)Jeremy Horwitz
Sun Apr 8, 200763DComedic spielByron Walden
Sun Jan 1, 200643ATake off (on)Joe DiPietro
Mon Jan 3, 20057DJazz phrase (4)Gregory E. Paul
Sun Jun 20, 200474AJazz bit (2)Manny Nosowsky
Sun Mar 7, 200431AMusic bitTyler Hinman
Wed Jan 16, 200231DImprovised bitLinda Bushman
Tue Jul 31, 20011AJazz lickSarah Keller
Fri Oct 20, 200036AJazz bit (2)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Tue Jan 12, 19991DJazz phrase (4)Nancy Salomon
Wed Oct 21, 199846DBit of jazzMatt Gaffney
Sun Mar 24, 199618DSongwriter's starting point, maybeJ. K. Brill
Sun Jan 21, 199612DJazz phrase (4)R. Wolfe
Sun Nov 26, 199555AMusical phrase (3)Harvey Estes
Tue Sep 12, 199553DRepeated musical phraseGregory E. Paul
Sun Nov 20, 199491AJazz themeMatt Gaffney

1 result for RIFF from Variety puzzles.

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

23 results for RIFF from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Tue Sep 12, 198919AJazzman's repeated melodic phraseVirginia L. YatesMaleska
Tue Jul 22, 19861DJazzman's repeated phraseChristopher SherwoodMaleska
Thu Mar 28, 198573AJazz player's phraseJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Mon Jul 4, 198349AJazz passageLouis SabinMaleska
Sat Sep 20, 197547DMoroccan nativeA. J. SantoraWeng
Sun Sep 1, 197440DMoroccanGladys V. MillerWeng
Mon Apr 29, 19741DBerberJames BarrickWeng
Sun Dec 3, 1972101DMoroccanElmer ToroWeng
Thu Aug 11, 19663DNative of Morocco.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jan 12, 19661ABerber tribesman.UnknownFarrar
Tue Jan 4, 196664ARepeated phrase, in jazz.UnknownFarrar
Fri Nov 26, 196552AJazz theme.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jun 19, 196421DBerber of Morocco.UnknownFarrar
Sun Feb 16, 196434AJazz theme.George LaczkoFarrar
Tue Jan 2, 196248DMoroccan Berber.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Thu Mar 3, 196036ABerber of Moroccan coast.UnknownFarrar
Tue Dec 15, 195927DBerber of the Moroccan coast.UnknownFarrar
Fri May 24, 195758AHill Berber of Morocco.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Wed Dec 7, 19555ANative of the Moroccan coast.UnknownFarrar
Sat Sep 26, 195310ABerber of Morocco.Israel GitterFarrar
Tue Nov 27, 19511ARepeated melodic phrase in swing music.UnknownFarrar
Fri Oct 19, 195124DTribesman of North Africa.UnknownFarrar
Sun May 9, 194371AHilly coast region of Morocco.P. Joseph LamannaFarrar