Fitting, perhaps, that on the shortest day of the year I should complete a puzzle in what I think is the shortest amount of time I have ever taken. And that's with making a mistake right off the bat by entering "afros" for 1A: Raised hairstyles (UPDOS)! (I'll give it a B, partly because it tricked me.)
I liked the theme of "unnamed objects," which gave such nice answers as CONTRAPTION, WIDGET, and WHATCHAMACALLIT. Perhaps because of Nelson Muntz I think of DINGUS more as a name a bully might call you, but Google supports the NYT pretty well here. So overall, I like the theme.
The fill was solid, too, with very little that got my dander up. NES (50A: Nintendo's Super ____) might be about the worst of it, and there were the standard ALOE, TET, and EELS, but they're not bad per se, just overused. And I suppose some might say that TWOEGG (11D: Like a medium-size omelet) is a bit random, but, well, I don't mind. I like eggs, so HEYYOU, don't OBSESS!
Mostly shorter fill today, but Mr. Haight makes good use of the space with fill like DEADEYE, ARABIC, MONALISA, and SLEPT.
Favorite clue/answer - 22D: Ivana's ex, with "the" (DONALD). I enjoyed how the "with 'the'" was completely superfluous. And I also like how it's diagonally touching MADMAN.