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

This "SKA" answer was first appeared in "26 Jan 1994" NYT Crossword for the hint of "Some popular music". It was authored by Kenneth Haxton. Recently, the "SKA" answer has been used for "4 Dec 2023" NYT Crossword for the hint of "Upbeat precursor to reggae". It was authored by Sean Ziebarth. In the NYT Crossword, this answer has been used most frequently for the hint: "Reggae relative (18)". "SKA" appeared 134 times in Shortz Era puzzles. So lets take a look for clue and answer history of "SKA" word.

Date Grid Clue Author
4 Dec 2023 1D Upbeat precursor to reggae Sean Ziebarth
2 Dec 2023 48A ___ punk (genre for No Doubt) Royce Ferguson
24 Oct 2023 60D Music genre that influenced the Clash Daniel Grinberg
12 Sep 2023 64D Precursor to rocksteady Ella Dershowitz
10 Sep 2023 10D Reggae forerunner Adam Wagner
6 Sep 2023 59D Rocksteady precursor Blake Slonecker
26 Aug 2023 32A Product from Jamaica Adrian Johnson
21 Aug 2023 1A Jamaican music genre Jennifer Nutt
27 Jun 2023 41D Reggae relative Anthony Gisonda
21 Jun 2023 48A Music genre originating in Jamaica Jimmy Peniston
26 Apr 2023 69A Genre for the Mighty Mighty Bosstones Aaron M. Rosenberg
24 Jul 2022 42A Reggae-like genre Jessie Trudeau and Ross Trudeau
19 Jul 2022 25A Precursor to rocksteady and reggae Andy Kravis
21 Jun 2022 28A ___ punk (fusion genre with Jamaican rhythms) Alex Eaton-Salners
16 Apr 2022 21A Forerunner of rocksteady Hemant Mehta
15 Feb 2022 43D Reggae relative Claire Rimkus
9 Dec 2021 68A ___-core (punk offshoot) Alexander Liebeskind
16 Oct 2021 1A It’s said to have been born on Orange Street, in Kingston, Jamaica Caitlin Reid and Erik Agard
21 Sep 2021 30D Reggae relative Daniel Okulitch
15 Jul 2021 59A Genre for the Mighty Mighty Bosstones Max Carpenter
26 Nov 2020 22A Precursor of rocksteady Neville Fogarty
23 Nov 2020 52A Reggae relative Stanley Newman
12 Nov 2020 25A Genre for the group Sublime Kristian House
11 Oct 2020 122D Genre pioneered in 1950s-’60s Jamaica Gary Larson
22 Feb 2020 45A Jamaican genre Trenton Charlson
20 Jan 2020 52A Reggae relative Evan Kalish
25 Nov 2019 15D Reggae relative Daniel Mauer
31 Aug 2019 24A ___ punk (music hybrid) Brian Thomas
2 Jan 2019 13D Genre of the band Less Than Jake Jacob Stulberg
11 Jun 2018 42D Some Jamaican music Gary Cee
7 May 2018 57A Musical cousin of calypso Julie Bérubé
11 Apr 2018 20A Jamaican music genre Keiran King
25 Feb 2018 5D Jamaican export Will Nediger
25 Jan 2018 4D Music boomlet of the mid-’90s Alex Eaton-Salners
5 Oct 2017 58D Reggae forerunner Alan Arbesfeld
22 Aug 2017 37D Calypso-influenced genre Timothy Polin
7 Aug 2017 41A Reggae relative Kevin Christian
14 May 2017 26A Prince Buster’s genre Will Nediger
3 Apr 2017 36D Cousin of calypso Agnes Davidson and Zhouqin Burnikel
7 Mar 2017 29A Reggae relative Freddie Cheng
8 Feb 2017 32D Reggae grew from it Ned White
25 Jan 2017 53A Reggae forerunner Tracy Gray
19 Nov 2016 26A Precursor of rocksteady Mary Lou Guizzo and Jeff Chen
8 Sep 2016 63D Some music of the Wailers Joanne Sullivan
1 Jul 2016 58D Genre for Reel Big Fish James Mulhern
27 May 2016 59D Mighty Mighty Bosstones genre Damon Gulczynski
15 May 2016 76D Jamaican genre Patrick Berry
10 May 2016 26D Cousin of reggae David Kwong
17 Apr 2016 46D Reggae precursor Howard Barkin
25 Jan 2016 7D Jamaican music genre Ian Livengood
13 Jan 2016 6A The Rocksteady 7 genre Jeremy Newton
8 Dec 2015 51A Precursor to reggae Neville Fogarty
27 Nov 2015 4D Genre for the band Sublime Peter Wentz
21 Nov 2015 48A ___ punk (hybrid music genre) Natan Last
26 Oct 2015 66A Jamaican music genre Bruce Haight
20 Oct 2015 15D Cousin of reggae Sam Buchbinder
10 Jul 2015 10D Relative of calypso Barry C. Silk
24 Feb 2015 21D Some Jamaican music Elizabeth A. Long
14 Jan 2015 5D Cousin of calypso Caleb Emmons
25 Jul 2014 56D The English Beat’s genre Peter A. Collins
4 Mar 2014 50D Jamaican music genre Bruce Haight and Peter A. Collins
22 Jan 2014 41A Music genre that influenced No Doubt Jared Banta
9 Nov 2013 61D 2 Tone influence Michael Ashley
22 Oct 2013 23D Reggae precursor Kevan Choset
7 Apr 2013 33D Reggae precursor Matt Ginsberg
22 Jul 2012 95D Jamaican music Brendan Emmett Quigley
11 Jun 2012 37D Cousin of calypso Andrea Carla Michaels and Michael Blake
26 Dec 2011 9D Some Caribbean music Gary Cee
1 Dec 2011 21D Some Caribbean music Elizabeth A. Long
11 Nov 2011 7A Music genre of the Mighty Mighty Bosstones Alex Vratsanos
23 Apr 2011 27D Modern music genre Mike Nothnagel
7 Feb 2011 30D Jamaican music Lynn Lempel
7 Oct 2010 55A Reggae relative Patrick Blindauer
23 Aug 2010 20A Reggae relative Oliver Hill
3 Jan 2010 61D Reggae relative Jeremy Newton
7 Nov 2009 53D Music genre of the English Beat and the Specials Bob Klahn
1 Sep 2009 8D Precursor of reggae Steven Ginzburg
13 Jan 2009 24A Reggae relative Daniel Kantor and Jay Kaskel
25 Dec 2008 6A Music pioneered by Byron Lee and the Dragonaires Eric Tentarelli
28 Oct 2008 47D Jamaican music Allan E. Parrish
24 Oct 2008 39D Calypso relative Frederick J. Healy
22 May 2008 23A Reggae relative Richard Silvestri
11 May 2008 80A Calypso offshoot Tony Orbach and Patrick Blindauer
10 Apr 2008 41D Forerunner of rocksteady David J. Kahn
25 Feb 2008 27A Some Caribbean music Randall J. Hartman
9 Feb 2008 37D Kingston pop Shannon Burns
27 Jan 2008 121A Music with jazzlike riffs Mike Nothnagel
10 Jul 2007 59D Calypso cousin Pete Muller
17 Jun 2007 6D Some Jamaican music Tony Orbach & Patrick Blindauer
1 Jun 2007 5D Pop of Jamaica David Quarfoot and Katy Swalwell
30 Apr 2007 10D Jamaican music Allan E. Parrish
28 Feb 2007 24A Cousin of reggae Elizabeth C. Gorski
16 Sep 2006 23D Calypso relative Michael Shteyman
28 May 2006 119D Reggae relative Timothy Powell
21 Apr 2006 54D Music for Mods and Skinheads Manny Nosowsky
6 Nov 2005 29D Calypso kin Elizabeth C. Gorski
3 Apr 2005 85D Jamaican music Nancy Nicholson Joline
30 Dec 2004 31A Reggae relative Kyle Mahowald
28 Nov 2004 17D Cousin of reggae Elizabeth C. Gorski
23 Nov 2003 122D Jamaican music Leonard Williams
16 Nov 2003 54A Jamaica-based music Cathy Millhauser
24 Nov 2002 72A Caribbean music Nancy Salomon and Lee Glickstein
10 Jun 2002 45A Music with jazzlike riffs Sherry O. Blackard
21 Mar 2002 44A Influence on 1980’s pop Patrick Berry
23 Oct 2001 57D Jamaican music Leonard Williams
25 Sep 2001 28A Jamaican music A. J. Santora
17 Jun 2001 78A Jamaican pop David J. Kahn
11 Apr 2001 21A Music store section Brendan Emmett Quigley
10 Jan 2001 64D Reggae relative Richard Silvestri
21 Dec 2000 34D Relative of reggae Manny Nosowsky
14 Dec 2000 37D Cousin of reggae Peter Gordon
3 Dec 2000 109D Relative of calypso Elizabeth C. Gorski
3 Oct 2000 56D Relative of reggae Todd McClary
23 Aug 2000 23A Calypso offshoot William A. Ballard
22 Jul 2000 25D Jamaican pop Joan Williamson
27 Nov 1999 30A Calypso offshoot Patrick D. Berry
19 Sep 1999 45A Calypso-influenced music Manny Nosowsky
23 Mar 1999 36A Caribbean music Nathaniel Weiss
8 Nov 1998 70D Cousin of calypso Fred Piscop
24 Aug 1998 42D Music with a blend of folk and calypso Alan Jay Weiss
23 Jun 1998 20A Reggae relative Rich Norris
12 Apr 1998 56D Music with jazzlike riffs Randolph Ross
3 Jul 1997 64A Popular music variety Brendan Emmett Quigley
7 May 1997 40A Reggae relative Dean Niles
6 Feb 1997 58D Reggae variation D. J. Kahn
3 Nov 1996 8D Cousin of calypso M. Nosowsky
6 Aug 1996 11A Jamaica-based music F. Heaney
1 Mar 1996 39A Jamaican music Charles E. Gersch
18 Feb 1996 37D Relative of reggae Norma Steinberg
21 Jul 1995 50A Kingston music Matt Gaffney
12 Jul 1995 33A Jamaican music Robert Malinow
10 Jun 1994 25D Jamaican beat Wayne Robert Williams
26 Apr 1994 54A Kin of calypso music David Ellis Dickerson
26 Jan 1994 61D Some popular music Kenneth Haxton

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