June 04, 2006


A very smooth NYT creation from Fred Piscop, with the NUISANCE, PAIN, PEST, and DRAG theme entries joined by the central NAMES, and embedded in a non-Mondayish grid with entries like NAKED EYE, LEXICON, KIT KAT, and PASSPORT. What else can be said about a Monday puzzle?

NYS tba
LAT 2:47
NYT 2:44
CS 2:40
Newsday 2:17