First words of phrases mean unusual GOOD ONES: Entertainer with many fans?
EXOTIC DANCER [are there still fan dancers?] Keys at the keys
ALICIA Chocolate dog
This Tuesday seemed a bit more challenging than usual --- which may be better for the majority of LAT solvers.
Three grins = Loved it; Two grins = Enjoyed it; One grin = A bit bland for my taste; One teardrop = Not much fun