It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker. Please consider supporting our site by purchasing an account.

Find clues or match patterns

See all the clues for any answer word, or all answers that match a specified pattern

Pattern matching options:
Sort items:
Answer length:
Enter a word or pattern:

Support XWord Info today

Access this site for a full year:

  1. Select your level
  2. Choose how to pay

Click here for info about support levels.

$50 — Angel

Full access + download

$20 — Regular User

Full access, limited Finder

$10 — Casual User

Students & seniors

120 results for VIOLA

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

DateGridClueAuthor
Sun Jan 14, 201858A"Twelfth Night" twinJoel Fagliano
Tue Sep 5, 201716AString quartet member (9)Michelle Kenney and Jeff Chen
Mon Feb 13, 201754AString quartet instrumentBrent Sverdloff and Michael Blake
Sat Jan 28, 201755AIt may be used by a person who is bowingDamon Gulczynski
Mon Nov 7, 201615ARelative of a celloBruce Haight
Tue Aug 16, 201640DCello cousinLynn Lempel
Wed Dec 30, 201557AString quartet member (9)Mary Lou Guizzo and Jeff Chen
Sun Jun 7, 2015107A"Twelfth Night" womanSamuel A. Donaldson
Fri Feb 20, 201539DCousin of a contrabassDavid Woolf
Wed Jun 11, 201453DPart of a string quartetIan Livengood
Thu May 1, 201415AMember of the chordophone familyBrandon Hensley
Mon Dec 17, 201266AString quartet member (9)Elizabeth A. Long
Tue Mar 27, 201259AIt takes a bow in an orchestraTodd McClary
Thu Aug 19, 201014ALover of Orsino in "Twelfth Night"Kristian House
Tue Oct 27, 200915AInstrument played with a bowChuck Deodene
Sun Apr 27, 200816DIt's bowedOliver Hill
Sun Apr 29, 200722ASomething that might be tucked under the chinHenry Hook
Sun Nov 14, 200419A"Twelfth Night" roleHarvey Estes and Nancy Salomon
Mon Sep 15, 200326DString quartet member (9)Sheldon Benardo
Mon Feb 3, 200326DQuartet member (2)Sheldon Benardo
Thu Jan 30, 200349DOrchestra seatAlan Arbesfeld
Tue Aug 13, 200238AString section memberRobert Malinow
Fri Oct 5, 200123DSolo part in Benjamin Britten's "Lachrymae"Elizabeth C. Gorski
Thu May 17, 200140AKind of concertoDavid J. Kahn
Wed Nov 15, 200041DCousin of a celloChuck Deodene
Sun Oct 10, 199999DString quartet member (9)Cathy Millhauser
Mon Apr 19, 199916AString quartet member (9)Gregory E. Paul
Thu Jan 28, 199915AString quartet member (9)Henry Hook
Sun Sep 6, 199878DQuartet member (2)Rich Norris
Wed Feb 11, 199817AIt's tucked under the chinNancy S. Ross
Tue Jul 29, 199748ASolo in Berlioz's "Harold in Italy"Elizabeth C. Gorski
Thu Jan 23, 199762AWalter Trampler's instrumentF. Hansen
Fri Jul 12, 199649DCy Young winner, 1988Chuck Deodene
Tue Dec 12, 199553AString quartet member (9)Gregory E. Paul
Mon Aug 28, 199536AString quartet member (9)Elizabeth C. Gorski

3 results for VIOLA from Variety puzzles.

DateTypeGridClueAuthor
Feb 1, 2009diagramless61DString quartet memberPaula Gamache
Apr 11, 2004cryptic7DVirgin Islands love Louisiana instrument (5)Fraser Simpson
Nov 15, 1998panda30DMiss OlivaMel Taub

82 results for VIOLA from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

DateGridClueAuthorEditor
Sun Jun 2, 199119DString-quartet memberTimothy S. LewisMaleska
Sun Feb 24, 199149A"Twelfth Night" heroineArthur S. VerdescaMaleska
Sat Jun 3, 198946AA Cy Young Award winner: 1988William BaxleyMaleska
Fri May 12, 19893DPansyWilliam E. HeinemannMaleska
Thu Nov 17, 198848DFour-stringed instrumentErnie FurtadoMaleska
Sun Apr 10, 19882DWorld Series M.V.P.: 1987William CanineMaleska
Sun Apr 12, 1987128AShakespearean lassJacques LiwerMaleska
Sun Feb 22, 198767APansyDorothy SmitonickMaleska
Fri Apr 25, 198631DShakespearean lassJoy L. WoukMaleska
Wed Feb 26, 198658AStringed instrumentNorma SteinbergMaleska
Sat Aug 10, 19853DSebastian's sisterArnold MossMaleska
Mon Jul 29, 198512DStringed instrumentSidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Thu Jun 20, 198567A"Twelfth Night" ladyBarbara J. WeakleyMaleska
Sun Jan 29, 19847DStringed instrumentJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Thu Jun 23, 198358AStringed instrumentAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Sun May 15, 198397ASebastian's twinBert RosenfieldMaleska
Sun Jun 27, 198247AChamber instrumentI. Judah KoolykMaleska
Thu May 27, 198247DOrchestra memberEmory H. CainMaleska
Thu Apr 22, 198250DStringed instrumentEli WesoffMaleska
Thu Feb 18, 198229D"Twelfth Night" roleJudson G. TrentMaleska
Fri Feb 12, 198238AStringed instrumentWhittenMaleska
Fri Jul 31, 198144AMember of a string quartetNancy McCarthyMaleska
Fri Jan 30, 198151DDuke Orsino's brideJean J. DavisonMaleska
Sun Jan 4, 198116DDuke Orsino's brideNancy A. WoodMaleska
Fri Jul 4, 198044DShakespearean heroineJean J. DavisonMaleska
Sun Jan 6, 1980114AType of pansyFrances HansenMaleska
Sun Dec 2, 197988AGirl in "Twelfth Night"George Rose SmithMaleska
Fri Mar 31, 197837A"Twelfth Night" heroineGurnerMaleska
Wed Sep 29, 197610D___ d'amoreVirginia ButlerWeng
Sat Aug 21, 197648DStringed instrumentH. Hastings ReddallWeng
Tue Feb 10, 197640DStringed instrumentJames A. BrusselWeng
Tue Jul 22, 197521DStringed instrumentJackie AidieurWeng
Tue Mar 11, 197533D"Twelfth Night" heroineRaymond F. EisnerWeng
Thu Jun 20, 197414AMusical instrumentVirginia ButlerWeng
Thu Jan 31, 19741A"Twelfth Night" heroineJoan DeRossoWeng
Sun Feb 25, 197326AShakespearean roleArnold MossWeng
Mon May 29, 197229DDvorak's instrumentUnknownWeng
Tue Feb 29, 197238A"Twelfth Night" heroineUnknownWeng
Fri Jul 24, 197021AOrchestra instrumentUnknownWeng
Sun Jul 6, 196948AShakespearean characterBert BeamanWeng
Mon Jan 20, 196930DShakespearean role.UnknownWeng
Mon Oct 14, 196866ASebastian's twin.UnknownFarrar
Sat May 4, 196824DStringed instrument.UnknownFarrar
Wed Jun 14, 19673DStringed instrument.Wells GemberlingFarrar
Tue Apr 18, 196761A"Twelfth Night" role.Helen FasuloFarrar
Sat Jul 2, 196658ASebastian's sister.UnknownFarrar
Wed Dec 22, 19657DSebastian's twin.UnknownFarrar
Tue Dec 14, 196523AWinner of Duke Orsino.UnknownFarrar
Sun Feb 2, 196414AShipwrecked lady.Hume CraftFarrar
Mon Sep 2, 196326DMusical instrument.UnknownFarrar
Mon Jul 22, 196348DStringed instrument.UnknownFarrar
Thu Jul 11, 196331DSebastian's twin.UnknownFarrar
Wed Sep 6, 196133APansy.UnknownFarrar
Sun Aug 6, 196120DStringed instrument.Christine ValenceFarrar
Tue Apr 18, 19616DPart of a string quartet.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jan 22, 19612DPart of a string quartet.Hume R. CraftFarrar
Fri Apr 8, 196061AStringed instrument.UnknownFarrar
Tue Nov 24, 195926DQuartet instrument.UnknownFarrar
Sat Nov 14, 195958A"Twelfth Night" role.UnknownFarrar
Sun Jul 5, 195963ASebastian's twin.Jules ArensbergFarrar
Mon Jun 22, 195916AStringed instrument.UnknownFarrar
Fri Aug 8, 195826DSebastian's twin sister.S. A. KayFarrar
Sun Jun 1, 195856AFour-stringed musical instrument.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sun Sep 2, 195697AMember of a string quartet.Herbert EttensonFarrar
Wed Feb 8, 195625DMusical instrument.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Sun Oct 23, 195596AOne of the strings.George ArguimbauFarrar
Fri Sep 30, 195512DTenor violin.UnknownFarrar
Sat Jul 23, 195552ADuke Orsino's bride.Marion MoeserFarrar
Wed Jul 20, 195534AShakespearean heroine.UnknownFarrar
Sat Oct 2, 195415ACharacter in "Twelfth Night."Jules ArensbergFarrar
Thu May 27, 195430D"Twelfth Night" heroine.Harold ReinFarrar
Sun Feb 8, 195310ASebastian's twin.Alice CookFarrar
Sat Sep 6, 195216ABetween a violin and a bull fiddle.UnknownFarrar
Wed Aug 27, 195218DShipwrecked lady of "Twelfth Night."UnknownFarrar
Sat Jun 14, 195266ASebastian's twin sister.UnknownFarrar
Sat Dec 8, 195119ABride of Orsino.UnknownFarrar
Mon Feb 5, 195116AShe weds Duke Orsino.UnknownFarrar
Sun Apr 4, 194859ASebastian’s twin sister.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sun Jan 11, 19486DDuke Orsino's page in "Twelfth Night."Alberta N. BurtonFarrar
Sun Apr 9, 1944139DOrsino's bride in Twelfth Night.Willard N. JordanFarrar
Sun Mar 19, 1944139AHeroine of "Twelfth Night."Lester KeeneFarrar
Sun Mar 7, 194378AShipwrecked lady in "Twelfth Night."P. Joseph LamannaFarrar