A tee sound is added to an ordinary phrase creating an odd one: Title: TEA TIME GOOD ONES: Sale of Babe Ruth to the Yankees?
MIGHTY MISTAKE ["my mistake"] Babe's home
STY [the pig, Babe] Ideal chaser?
ISM Arabian pop
SIRE [mix of the exotic and mundane --- and "pop" can mean several things] December number
NOEL [rather incongruous to refer to a specialty song by the mundane "number"] More work
UTOPIA [More, the writer] Esthetic and egis, for example
VARIANTS [they can be spelt with A's: spelt
is also a variant] Dog star's first name?
RIN [Rin Tin Tin, not the heavenly body] Digs in the snow?
IGLOO Tongue site
SHOE [I thought palette and deli] Car starter?
Covered in ink TATTED [kind of a neologism; it used to mean "knitted" which is kind of obsolete] LAP cat
may be found on some web list, but I'm not buying it; is it like a lapdog?
Sulky state SNIT [denotatively yes, but a snit
connotes agitation --- opposite of a "sulky state"]
Three grins = Loved it; Two grins = Enjoyed it; One grin = A bit bland for my taste; One teardrop = Not much fun