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164 results for SITAR

55 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
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DateGridClueAuthor
Sat Aug 11, 201820AProminent instrument in raga musicRyan McCarty
Sun May 13, 201811DInstrument plucked with a mezrabNeville Fogarty and Erik Agard
Wed Apr 25, 201820DInstrument in "Norwegian Wood"Adam G. Perl
Sun Apr 8, 201842DInstrument whose name means "three strings"Patrick Berry
Tue Mar 21, 201736ABollywood soundtrack instrumentGeorge Barany and John D. Child
Thu Dec 1, 201612DStringed instrument usually played sitting downTimothy Polin
Wed Sep 28, 20163DInstrument with 18+ stringsMorton J. Mendelson
Fri Mar 20, 201530AStaple of Hindustani musicRoland Huget
Wed Nov 19, 201411DInstrument with sympathetic stringsJacob Stulberg
Sat Aug 23, 201429ABad member to pick?Timothy Polin
Mon Jun 16, 201420ACousin of a mandolinBruce Haight
Wed May 14, 201443AInstrument on the Beatles' "Norwegian Wood"Victor Barocas
Tue Oct 22, 201354AInstrument played by George Harrison (2)Kevan Choset
Sun Jan 6, 201379D"Norwegian Wood" stringsDan Feyer and Andrea Carla Michaels
Mon Jun 4, 201222DIndian instrumentJohn R. O'Brien
Sat Mar 5, 201118AIt has two bridges in IndiaRandolph Ross
Wed Jun 30, 201044AInstrument that's usually played cross-leggedKristian House
Tue Oct 21, 200811DInstrument played by George Harrison (2)Randall J. Hartman
Thu Jun 12, 200814AInstrument often played while sitting on the floorAlex Boisvert
Sat Mar 29, 200831DIt's heard on the Beatles' "Rubber Soul"Mike Nothnagel
Sun Mar 16, 200842DLong-necked instrument (3)Elizabeth C. Gorski
Thu Sep 20, 200742APear-shaped instrument (2)Alex Boisvert
Tue Jun 12, 200734DInstrument often accompanied by a pair of small drumsJonathan Gersch
Sun May 13, 20071DRelative of a mandolinJim Page
Wed Apr 18, 200753D"Norwegian Wood" instrument (4)Jim Page
Wed Mar 15, 200630APear-shaped luteLee Glickstein and Nancy Salomon
Thu Nov 3, 200524DFretted instrumentByron Walden
Sat Oct 29, 200547DInstrument accompanying a tamburaJoe DiPietro
Mon Jun 20, 200551AIndian stringed instrumentAlison Donald
Wed Jun 15, 200529D"Norwegian Wood" instrument (4)Richard Silvestri
Sun Jun 5, 200537DLutelike instrumentPatrick Merrell
Mon Aug 16, 200433DRavi Shankar's instrument (2)Joy C. Frank
Wed Aug 4, 200452DIt was played by George HarrisonRaymond Hamel
Wed Jun 9, 200414A15-Across's instrumentSeth A. Abel
Sat Dec 27, 200345AInstrument heard on "Within You Without You"Adam Cohen
Fri Oct 24, 200349DIt may be used to play a ragaSherry O. Blackard
Sun Mar 30, 200375D"Norwegian Wood" instrument (4)Alan Arbesfeld
Sat Oct 12, 200236D"Norwegian Wood" instrument (4)William I. Johnston
Sat Apr 13, 200251DThe Beatles' "Norwegian Wood" features itSherry O. Blackard
Tue Jan 15, 200262ARaga instrument (2)Kelly Clark
Sat Sep 8, 20011DSomething with stringsJim Page
Fri Sep 7, 200128AInstrument on the Beatles' "Within You Without You"Manny Nosowsky
Fri Jun 9, 20001DIndian music makerJoe DiPietro
Fri Oct 22, 199948DLong-necked instrument (3)Martin Ashwood-Smith
Sun May 9, 199956DLong-necked instrument (3)Nancy Nicholson Joline
Sun Sep 6, 199820ATinny-sounding instrumentRich Norris
Fri Jun 26, 199829AGeorge Harrison popularized itFrank Longo
Tue Aug 26, 199734DSound of the 60'sStephanie Spadaccini
Thu Jul 31, 199735ALong-necked luteTrip Payne
Tue Dec 3, 199646DRavi Shankar's instrument (2)R. Hartman
Wed May 24, 199537DRaga instrument (2)Wayne Robert Williams
Sun Apr 23, 199536DPear-shaped instrument (2)Randolph Ross
Wed Aug 10, 19949DEastern luteErnie Furtado
Thu Jan 20, 199436DLute's kinLois Sidway
Wed Dec 1, 199336AShankar's stringsTap Osborn

5 results for SITAR from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Sep 28, 2014cryptic7DSinger is returning instrument (5)Rosalie Moscovitch
Oct 14, 2012cryptic26DPrincipal takes one lute (5)Rosalie Moscovitch
Sep 26, 2004panda26AInstrument for one in the artsMel Taub
Aug 3, 2003cryptic23DCeleb carrying one stringed instrument (5)Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon
Dec 29, 2002acrosticELong-necked lute with movable fretsEmily Cox & Henry Rathvon

104 results for SITAR from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sun Oct 31, 199391DRaga-time instrument?Alfio MicciTaub
Fri Sep 10, 199328DLong-necked luteBeverly J. SewardTaub
Sat Apr 10, 199348DRaga-time instrument?Kevin BoyleMaleska
Fri Mar 26, 199322DShankar's stringsJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Thu Mar 18, 199337AInstrument for ShankarBernice GordonMaleska
Fri Mar 5, 199328AHindu instrumentRonald C. HirschfeldMaleska
Mon Feb 8, 199350DShankar plays it (5)Jim PageMaleska
Sun Jan 10, 199339DRavi Shankar's companionJune A. BoggsMaleska
Thu Dec 10, 199228DShankar's instrumentJudith PerryMaleska
Sun Nov 22, 199242DShankar's companionCharles M. DeberMaleska
Sun Sep 13, 199251DShankar's mediumFrances HansenMaleska
Sat Jul 11, 199243DShankar's luteErnie FurtadoMaleska
Sun Jun 21, 199287AProducer of 10 AcrossLouis SabinMaleska
Fri May 8, 199226DShankar's instrumentAlfio MicciMaleska
Sat May 2, 19923DIndian luteJesse RoarkeMaleska
Mon Dec 30, 199157ALute of IndiaFred TooleMaleska
Sun Apr 21, 199193AShankar's instrumentJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Sun Dec 9, 199069AShankar's companionDorothea E. ShippMaleska
Thu Oct 4, 199033DLute for ShankarWilliam CanineMaleska
Sun Sep 2, 199028AShankar's mediumFrances HansenMaleska
Wed May 30, 199059AShankar's instrumentNancy Scandrett RossMaleska
Wed Mar 14, 199052AShankar plays oneLois SidwayMaleska
Wed Dec 20, 198964AIndian luteBetty JorgensenMaleska
Sun Oct 8, 1989105AShankar's companionJim PageMaleska
Fri Jun 2, 198928DShankar instrumentMargaret W. HuskeyMaleska
Sun May 14, 198987AShankar's companionCharles M. DeberMaleska
Thu Feb 16, 198936DShankar's instrumentNancy JolineMaleska
Wed Dec 7, 198825DShankar's instrumentJoy L. WoukMaleska
Mon Aug 22, 19884DShankar's instrumentJudson G. TrentMaleska
Mon Feb 15, 198865AMusical instrument of 50 DownFred TooleMaleska
Sun Jan 4, 198728DHindu's stringed instrumentJim PageMaleska
Tue Dec 30, 198647AIndian luteMelvin KenworthyMaleska
Sun Feb 16, 198680AShankar's instrumentWarren W. ReichMaleska
Tue Sep 17, 198526DInstrument for ShankarBernice GordonMaleska
Sun Mar 10, 198552ASubcontinental luteBert RosenfieldMaleska
Sun Jun 19, 198355AWhat Shankar playsArnold MossMaleska
Thu Feb 17, 19839AAsian music sourceJoel D. LafargueMaleska
Sat Jan 15, 198318AShankar's stringsRobert KatzMaleska
Mon Sep 13, 198261AGuitar of IndiaAudrey KochMaleska
Tue Aug 3, 198242AShankar's instrumentPeter SwiftMaleska
Mon Jul 12, 198240AShankar's instrumentBette Sue CohenMaleska
Sun Mar 28, 198263AIndian luteTom MixonMaleska
Sun Dec 6, 198199AHindu luteBert RosenfieldMaleska
Sun Oct 25, 198170DShankar's instrumentNancy A. WoodMaleska
Tue Aug 11, 19817DHindu guitarJudson G. TrentMaleska
Tue Apr 21, 198141AShankar plays itJankeMaleska
Sat Nov 1, 198021AShankar plays itWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Sat May 24, 198066AIndian luteDavid A. ScullyMaleska
Sat Feb 16, 198015AShankar's instrumentRobert KatzMaleska
Sun Feb 10, 198060DShankar plays itLouis BaronMaleska
Sun Apr 22, 197938AShankar plays itNancy W. AtkinsonMaleska
Sat Apr 14, 197956AHindu instrumentA. J. SantoraMaleska
Mon Nov 27, 197820AShankar's instrumentSchwarzbaumMaleska
Wed Jul 13, 197739AShankar instrumentYoungMaleska
Sun May 8, 1977105AEastern instrumentYael GaniMaleska
Fri Nov 5, 197610DShankar's instrumentJordan S. LasherWeng
Sun Oct 24, 1976118ANeed for 104 AcrossJohn WilligWeng
Sun Aug 29, 197653DShankar's instrumentAlfio MicciWeng
Sun Jun 13, 197625AHindu luteFrances HansenWeng
Thu May 6, 197650ADelhi instrumentTap OsbornWeng
Tue Apr 20, 197625DStringed instrumentJim PageWeng
Sat May 17, 197546AHindu guitarHallie & Gerald ParsonsWeng
Mon May 5, 197565AShankar's instrumentMcAulayWeng
Mon Mar 31, 197547AShankar's instrumentDorothea E. ShippWeng
Fri Feb 8, 197426DInstrumentMaura B. JacobsonWeng
Tue Jul 31, 19733DIndian instrumentUnknownWeng
Sun Feb 25, 1973140AIndian luteArnold MossWeng
Wed Oct 25, 197226DShankar's luteUnknownWeng
Sun Oct 8, 197217DHindu guitarElaine D. SchorrWeng
Tue Aug 8, 197246DHindu luteUnknownWeng
Mon May 29, 197226DHindu guitarUnknownWeng
Sun Jun 13, 197137AShankar's instrumentThomas W. SchierWeng
Thu Jan 14, 197164AIndian luteUnknownWeng
Wed Jun 3, 197032AStringed instrumentUnknownWeng
Thu Mar 12, 197017DShankar's instrumentUnknownWeng
Wed Sep 3, 196931AA Beatle instrument.UnknownWeng
Sun Jun 29, 196972DHindu guitarLewis C. BreakerWeng
Tue Mar 18, 196943ALong-necked guitar.UnknownWeng
Wed Feb 19, 19696DPopular instrument.UnknownWeng
Fri Aug 23, 19687DRavi Shankar's instrument.Louise EarnestFarrar
Sun Nov 19, 196748DHindu guitar.William LutwiniakFarrar
Mon Jan 23, 196753DHindu guitar.Sara V. TuckermanFarrar
Tue Dec 13, 196648DHindu guitar.UnknownFarrar
Sun Feb 14, 196593DHindu musicmaker.Anne FoxFarrar
Wed Nov 4, 196431AHindu guitar.UnknownFarrar
Fri Nov 11, 196048DHindu guitar.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jul 30, 196050DHindu guitar.UnknownFarrar
Sun May 4, 195834DHindu guitar.W. E. JonesFarrar
Mon Jun 7, 195438DOriental guitar.Albert BlumFarrar
Tue Mar 9, 195431AGuitar of Nehru’s land.UnknownFarrar
Wed Nov 11, 195326DMusical instrument of India.Arthur SchulmanFarrar
Sat Aug 1, 195347DHindu guitar.UnknownFarrar
Sat Dec 20, 195246DOriental guitar.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jul 3, 195227DHindu guitar.UnknownFarrar
Sat Aug 4, 195163AHindu guitar.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jul 11, 195129DHindu guitar.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 16, 195090DHindu guitar.Louis BaronFarrar
Sun Apr 3, 1949107DHindu guitar.D. G. CaywoodFarrar
Sun Feb 27, 194934AHindu guitar.S. K. FliegnerFarrar
Sun Feb 20, 194975AHindu guitar.Harold T. BersFarrar
Sun Sep 16, 194565DGuitar.Harriot T. CookeFarrar
Sun Jan 7, 1945120DHindu guitar.Lester KeeneFarrar
Sun May 14, 194488DHindu guitar.G. O. ButlerFarrar
Sun Dec 13, 194257AOriental guitar.Charles ErlenkotterFarrar