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40 results for TINEAR

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Sun Jun 3, 201897ALiability of note?David J. Kahn
Sat Sep 9, 201720ADifficulty picking up subtletiesJohn Guzzetta and Michael Hawkins
Tue Nov 1, 201640ATone deafnessRuth Bloomfield Margolin
Tue Nov 19, 201348AMusical incompetenceDavid J. Kahn
Sun May 27, 201217DWhat a poor listener may haveByron Walden
Thu Jan 26, 20129DMusical liability (2)Alan Arbesfeld
Sun May 1, 201168DNoted weakness?Xan Vongsathorn
Sun Aug 22, 2010120AInability to appreciate musicPatrick Berry
Sat Jul 10, 201050AInability to get A's or B's?Joe DiPietro
Thu Feb 25, 201068AIt's not good for conductingHolden Baker
Sat Nov 21, 200930DKaraoke problemGary J. Whitehead
Wed Jun 10, 20092DMusical liability (2)Richard Silvestri
Thu Mar 19, 20095DMusician's weaknessLaura Sternberg
Fri Aug 8, 20089DConductor's baneMike Nothnagel
Wed Dec 12, 200747DMusical inabilityDaniel Kantor
Sun Dec 3, 200686ABad musician's "body part"Patrick Merrell
Sat Jan 21, 20062DMusic critic's baneBrendan Emmett Quigley
Mon Jul 22, 20022DMusical ineptitudeHarvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Sun Jul 14, 200284AInability to tell A from B, e.g.Patrick Berry
Sun May 26, 200227AMusician's liabilityElizabeth C. Gorski
Mon Nov 26, 200123AA nonmusician may have oneBette Sue Cohen

5 results for TINEAR from Variety puzzles.

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

14 results for TINEAR from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Fri Oct 1, 199336AMusical liabilityRand H. BurnsTaub
Sat May 1, 199351AConcert attendee's problemJune A. BoggsMaleska
Sun Jan 31, 199380AWhat Bernstein didn't haveWilson McBeathMaleska
Sun Jan 20, 19919DAural insensitivityBernard MerenMaleska
Thu Jun 4, 198721AFeature for the Oz woodsman?Mary S. SnyderMaleska
Sat Mar 24, 198441DChorus rejectee's problemHoslerMaleska
Sat Dec 20, 198033DLack of discernment re musicLouise EarnestMaleska
Mon Dec 13, 197615AMusical debitRuth N. SchultzWeng
Sat May 11, 197427DMusical drawbackFloy StrykerWeng
Sun May 11, 196921AHearing defect of sortsWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Sun Sep 1, 196823AUnmusical qualityWill WengFarrar
Wed Sep 1, 196540DTone-deaf one: Slang.UnknownFarrar
Tue Apr 13, 196514AInsensitivity of a kind: Slang.UnknownFarrar
Sun Aug 19, 1962103ASlangy symbol of insensitivity.Jack LuzzattoFarrar