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76 results for RIPOSTE

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Wed Feb 1, 20175DClever comebackMatthew Sewell and Jeff Chen
Sun Feb 23, 2014126AComeback (9)A Namesake of 119-Across
Sat Dec 22, 201240DComeback (9)Tim Croce
Fri Aug 20, 20105D"Touché!" elicitorBrad Wilber
Sun Oct 21, 2007122AComeback (9)Brendan Emmett Quigley
Sun Apr 11, 200452DCertain zingerPatrick Merrell
Sun Mar 30, 200325AComeback (9)Alan Arbesfeld
Wed Oct 16, 200248DComeback (9)Alan Arbesfeld
Fri Aug 30, 200215AInsult follower, perhapsPatrick Merrell
Sun May 27, 200193DThrust after parryingDana Motley
Sun Feb 4, 200164DDorothy Parker deliveryFrank A. Longo
Fri Feb 11, 200040DZinger, maybeElizabeth C. Gorski
Sat Nov 21, 199839AParry followerJoe DiPietro
Sun May 25, 1997105AComeback (9)Cathy Millhauser
Mon Nov 13, 19955DSnappy comebackNorma Steinberg
Thu Jul 20, 199517AComeback (9)Gerald R. Ferguson
Fri Feb 24, 19953DComeback (9)Rich Norris
Fri Apr 29, 199438DComeback (9)Randolph Ross

5 results for RIPOSTE from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Dec 21, 2014panda37DReply to site proMel Taub
Sep 6, 2009cryptic18ASnappy comeback from spite or hurt (7)Bob Stigger
Jun 14, 2009cryptic27APie orts dirtied counter (7)Daniel Raymon
Nov 27, 2005acrosticEAttacking maneuver with an epeeEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon
May 4, 2003acrosticLAnswering attack in a sword fightEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon

53 results for RIPOSTE from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sat Sep 18, 19933DSharp comebackMartin Ashwood-SmithTaub
Mon Aug 30, 199344DFencer's thrustSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Sun Sep 6, 19925DCounterstrokeAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Sun May 26, 19919DComebackAlfio MicciMaleska
Tue Jan 29, 199150AFencing maneuverMelvin KenworthyMaleska
Sun Nov 4, 199079DClever comebackFrances HansenMaleska
Fri Mar 30, 199042DRetort quicklyRhonda KrausMaleska
Sun Jul 19, 198782DSharp replyKathryn RighterMaleska
Sat Jun 27, 198714ASwift retortJoe ClonickMaleska
Wed Nov 27, 198547ARetortJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Thu Jun 20, 198510DSwift, sharp answerBarbara J. WeakleyMaleska
Wed Mar 20, 19857DSharp responseLois SidwayMaleska
Sun Mar 4, 198484DSnappy comebackJack L. SteinhardtMaleska
Sun Nov 9, 198041ASnappy comebackBert H. KruseMaleska
Wed Jul 12, 197824DRejoinderWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sun May 16, 197681DRetaliatory maneuverWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Mon Feb 9, 19768AVerbal comebackMel RosenWeng
Wed Feb 4, 197638DWitty retortJack LuzzattoWeng
Thu Jan 23, 197547ACountermoveSara V. TuckermanWeng
Tue Aug 13, 197443DComebackBert BeamanWeng
Sun Mar 31, 197490ARetortWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Sat Feb 24, 197317AQuick retortUnknownWeng
Thu May 4, 197230DCounterstrokeUnknownWeng
Wed Feb 24, 197110DCounterstrokeUnknownWeng
Wed Mar 12, 196929AComeback.Nancy SchusterWeng
Thu Mar 24, 196635ARetort.UnknownFarrar
Sun Mar 15, 196484AFencing thrust.Ruth W. SmithFarrar
Thu Oct 31, 196339AFencing thrust.UnknownFarrar
Sat Aug 18, 196224DQuick, sharp retort.Eugene T. MaleskaFarrar
Thu Aug 16, 196238DRepartee.UnknownFarrar
Sun Feb 5, 196171DWitty retort.Dortha F. MarksFarrar
Fri Dec 30, 196028AQuick retort.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jan 10, 1960101DWitty retort.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Tue May 5, 195938AQuick return thrust.Melville P. LiveranceFarrar
Fri Jan 24, 19587DVerbal thrust.Marcia GladstoneFarrar
Wed May 9, 195643DQuick and sharp reply.S. A. KayFarrar
Thu Oct 27, 195537DQuick and sharp retort.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Sat Apr 16, 19557DQuick return thrust.UnknownFarrar
Fri Jan 7, 19554DAn answering sally.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Dec 19, 195447AQuick retort.Ruth H. OliverFarrar
Wed Oct 28, 195310DSwift retort.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Mon Nov 17, 195239AA quick thrust with sword or word.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 20, 195261ASharp answer.Ralph AndersonFarrar
Sun May 25, 195254ACrackling repartee.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Apr 27, 195223ASmart reply.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sat Oct 20, 195138DQuick, sharp retort.UnknownFarrar
Sun Sep 16, 195188AVerbal thrust.Charles CrossFarrar
Sun Aug 5, 1951111DWitty answer.Samuel K. FliegnerFarrar
Mon Feb 26, 195135DQuick and sharp retort.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Apr 2, 195056AQuick return, in fencing.Leonard GoldbergFarrar
Sun Jan 22, 1950126AQuick retort.Alice CookFarrar
Sun Dec 4, 194925AQuick retort.Alberta N BurtonFarrar
Sun Dec 26, 194827AAramis' counter-thrust.Thomas MeekinFarrar