themeless: 30 blocks GOOD ONES: Something up grandma's sleeve?
HANKY Words of Hope
QUIP [Bob Hope] First of seven?
ESS [S- is the first letter of the word seven
] One in doubt?
SILENT-B [I'm getting better at these, but I need the question mark] Fall setting
EDEN [not seasonal] BTW:
All 26 letters were used.
Am I imagining it, or are there more baseball clues this year than ever before? Nobility
PEERS [peers are members of the nobility; peerage
For a puzzle lacking a theme, this one is most enjoyable for its smart and divergent cluing.
Three grins = Loved it; Two grins = Enjoyed it; One grin = A bit bland for my taste; One teardrop = Not much fun