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39 results for TINEAR

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

Saturday, September 9, 201720ADifficulty picking up subtletiesJohn Guzzetta and Michael Hawkins
Tuesday, November 1, 201640ATone deafnessRuth Bloomfield Margolin
Tuesday, November 19, 201348AMusical incompetenceDavid J. Kahn
Sunday, May 27, 201217DWhat a poor listener may haveByron Walden
Thursday, January 26, 20129DMusical liability (2)Alan Arbesfeld
Sunday, May 1, 201168DNoted weakness?Xan Vongsathorn
Sunday, August 22, 2010120AInability to appreciate musicPatrick Berry
Saturday, July 10, 201050AInability to get A's or B's?Joe DiPietro
Thursday, February 25, 201068AIt's not good for conductingHolden Baker
Saturday, November 21, 200930DKaraoke problemGary J. Whitehead
Wednesday, June 10, 20092DMusical liability (2)Richard Silvestri
Thursday, March 19, 20095DMusician's weaknessLaura Sternberg
Friday, August 8, 20089DConductor's baneMike Nothnagel
Wednesday, December 12, 200747DMusical inabilityDaniel Kantor
Sunday, December 3, 200686ABad musician's "body part"Patrick Merrell
Saturday, January 21, 20062DMusic critic's baneBrendan Emmett Quigley
Monday, July 22, 20022DMusical ineptitudeHarvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Sunday, July 14, 200284AInability to tell A from B, e.g.Patrick Berry
Sunday, May 26, 200227AMusician's liabilityElizabeth C. Gorski
Monday, November 26, 200123AA nonmusician may have oneBette Sue Cohen

5 results for TINEAR from Variety puzzles.

May 11, 2014diagramless37DMusical ineptitudeFred Piscop
August 26, 2012acrosticHTrouble hitting pitches (2 wds.)Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon
February 21, 2010cryptic26ASetback for a musician in entering "Rent" (3,3)Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon
December 16, 2007cryptic16AProblem for a musician in splitting rent (3,3)Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon
June 17, 2007diagramless1DBad trait for a music criticBarry L. Cohen

14 results for TINEAR from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Friday, October 1, 199336AMusical liabilityRand H. BurnsTaub
Saturday, May 1, 199351AConcert attendee's problemJune A. BoggsMaleska
Sunday, January 31, 199380AWhat Bernstein didn't haveWilson McBeathMaleska
Sunday, January 20, 19919DAural insensitivityBernard MerenMaleska
Thursday, June 4, 198721AFeature for the Oz woodsman?Mary S. SnyderMaleska
Saturday, March 24, 198441DChorus rejectee's problemHoslerMaleska
Saturday, December 20, 198033DLack of discernment re musicLouise EarnestMaleska
Monday, December 13, 197615AMusical debitRuth N. SchultzWeng
Saturday, May 11, 197427DMusical drawbackFloy StrykerWeng
Sunday, May 11, 196921AHearing defect of sortsWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Sunday, September 1, 196823AUnmusical qualityWill WengFarrar
Wednesday, September 1, 196540DTone-deaf one: Slang.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, April 13, 196514AInsensitivity of a kind: Slang.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, August 19, 1962103ASlangy symbol of insensitivity.Jack LuzzattoFarrar