My time: 15:10! That's a new world record! I mean personal best!
Another fun theme, this one with groups of four. The first four I spotted was EYES, giving GLASSES WEARER. After that, the four TOPS and MOTOWN SINGERS came easily. It really helped that I have a Master's in Asian history, so knew right away that "faction in China's Cultural Revolution" was GANG OF FOUR.
I tried to spell BORZOI ("Russian wolfhound") as *BORSHOI at first, then realized it didn't fit.
I've never heard of "ESPN broadcaster" Bob LEY and I don't really care, though it is kind of interesting that he is the longest-tenured employee there.
More sports: Walter HAGEN, whom I've sort of heard of?
I like "crack" for ACE, as in "a crack shot."
Haven't we had A-TEAM and TOSSED very recently?
I put *GRE for GED again!
My time: 6:43 . -- Benjamin Kramer serves us up an ace of a puzzle with this VOLLEYBALL-loving grid. The themed answers LIP SERVICE, th...
My time: 11:43 . -- Today we are treated to a themeless by Sam Ezersky. It's nothing jaw-dropping, but it's a solid Saturday. ...
My time: 17:47 , just one minute too slow for the record! -- Ross Trudeau collected a series of cryptids from divers geographical areas ...