words doubled surrounded by S's yield odd phrases GOOD ONES: German cars bought by Riyadh residents?
SAUDI AUDIS Cafeteria carriers gone missing?
STRAY TRAYS Stories you've heard a bajillion times?
STALE TALES Out-of-tune string instruments?
SHARP HARPS BTW:
Guy or fellow MALE [might have been "Guy or Joe" which are both specific and both generic names]
Arthur ASHE [this clue was used some months back --- Arthur would be the first to tell you he was not an icon. Rod Laver was. Bjorn Borg was. But if being a fine athlete and a true gentleman makes him an icon, then he's your man.]
Three grins = Loved it; Two grins = Enjoyed it; One grin = A bit bland for my taste; One teardrop = Not much fun