MARIA is an answer for the NYT Crossword puzzle. Here you can get the history and usage for MARIA in NYT Crossword from 1994.

This "MARIA" answer was first appeared in "22 Feb 1994" NYT Crossword for the hint of "“West Side Story” song (3)". It was authored by Fred Piscop. Recently, the "MARIA" answer has been used for "8 Dec 2023" NYT Crossword for the hint of "Song title in both “The Sound of Music” and “West Side Story”". It was authored by Robert Logan. In the NYT Crossword, this answer has been used most frequently for the hint: "Newswoman Shriver (6)". "MARIA" appeared 55 times in Shortz Era puzzles. So lets take a look for clue and answer history of "MARIA" word.

Date Grid Clue Author
8 Dec 2023 23D Song title in both “The Sound of Music” and “West Side Story” Robert Logan
9 Apr 2023 8A When repeated, a 1999 #1 Santana hit John Ewbank
2 Feb 2023 40A Natalie Wood’s role in 1961’s “West Side Story” Elise Corbin
2 May 2022 26A “Ave ___” (prayer) Erik Agard
24 Apr 2022 105D Name that’s “all the beautiful sounds of the world in a single word,” on Broadway Sam Ezersky
13 Mar 2022 68D Rachel Zegler’s role in 2021’s “West Side Story” Christina Iverson and Katie Hale
29 Jun 2019 50D Santa ___ (historic ship) Kameron Austin Collins
3 Sep 2017 109A Educator Montessori Andrew Zhou
6 Feb 2017 1D Santa ___ (one of Columbus’s ships) Andy Hinz
27 Nov 2016 112A Santa ___ Matt Ginsberg
20 Sep 2016 56D “West Side Story” seamstress Tracy Bennett
30 Jul 2016 1D Santa ___ Lily Silverstein
2 Nov 2015 22A Sharapova of tennis Loren Muse Smith and Andrea Carla Michaels
24 Apr 2015 43A Madre de Jesús Joe Krozel
22 Feb 2015 106D “West Side Story” heroine Patrick Berry
7 Dec 2014 71A Bartiromo of Fox Business Jeff Chen
14 Nov 2012 33D Santa ___ Joe DiPietro
10 Aug 2012 36A “Do-Re-Mi” singer John Lampkin
4 Jun 2012 53D See 68-Across John R. O’Brien
4 Jan 2011 54A Tony’s “West Side Story” love David Hanson
2 Oct 2010 30A She’s a problem that needs to be solved, in song Barry C. Silk
27 Sep 2010 59A “Ave ___” (Latin prayer) Janice M. Putney
23 Feb 2010 31D Mrs. Arnold Schwarzenegger Joanne Sullivan
21 Sep 2009 14A Tia ___ (coffee liqueur) Mark Feldman
12 May 2009 44A See 37-Across Wayne and P. K. King
22 Sep 2008 7D “I just met a girl named ___” (“West Side Story” lyric) Peter A. Collins
29 Feb 2008 15D “___ Full of Grace” (2004 film) Patrick Berry
17 Nov 2007 11D Musical character who sings “My Favorite Things” Brad Wilber
2 Aug 2006 15A Mrs. Arnold Schwarzenegger Harvey Estes
13 Nov 2005 51D 1957 song that begins “The most beautiful sound I ever heard …” Brendan Emmett Quigley
29 Oct 2005 28A Song in “The Sound of Music” Joe DiPietro
11 Sep 2005 85A Educator Montessori Patrick Berry
6 Jul 2005 27D Julie Andrews role in “The Sound of Music” Raymond Hamel
27 Apr 2005 58D A Shriver Lyell Rodieck
21 Jun 2004 15A Soprano Callas Craig Kasper
25 Jun 2003 23A A von Trapp Leonard Williams
30 May 2001 50D Santa ___ Joe DiPietro
11 Sep 2000 31D Newswoman Shriver Gregory E. Paul
25 Aug 2000 26A Zoe’s role in “Master Class” Elizabeth C. Gorski
23 May 2000 68A “The Sound of Music” lady Monica Krausse
20 Jul 1999 39A Ave ___ Joy L. Wouk
14 Jun 1999 6D Newswoman Shriver Norma Steinberg
30 May 1999 49A “The Sound of Music” song Cathy Millhauser
6 Jan 1998 26A Newswoman Shriver Ed Early
1 Mar 1997 30A Black ___ (paddy wagon) Jim Page
17 Nov 1996 35D “West Side Story” song N. N. Joline
20 May 1996 66A Newswoman Shriver G. E. Paul
4 Mar 1996 55D “Ave___” S. B. Whitten
26 Nov 1995 99D Baroness von Trapp Harvey Estes
25 Jul 1995 62A Newswoman Shriver Gregory E. Paul
3 Nov 1994 50A “West Side Story” song Cathy Millhauser
25 Sep 1994 32A “West Side Story” girl Nancy Nicholson Joline
1 May 1994 21A Natalie played her Peter Gordon
28 Feb 1994 48D Newswoman Shriver Sidney L. Robbins
22 Feb 1994 1A “West Side Story” song Fred Piscop

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