My time: 5:07
Word geek Evan Kalish lets out his INNER NERD in this puzzle, showcasing five phrases that also have one: WIENER DOG, SCREENER DVDS, DINNER DATE, BANNER DAYS ("times when everything goes perfectly"), and DESIGNER DRUG.
"Nickname for a 12-time NBA star" is DWADE, for Dwayne Wade, a shooting guard mostly for the Miami Heat.
In other sports news, a DC baseball player is a NAT, as shown in December 4, 2017.
It's crossword mainstay NAS again, after a long hiatus without him. His album Illmatic was a clue on January 25, 2018.
"Tune from Turandot" is ARIA, like "Nessun Dorma." Remember?
And that puts a LOCKE on this Monday's puzzle. G'DAY!
Monday, November 26, 2018
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...
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