of first word of a phrase and the last word are common phrases but interrupted by ERY [GRO
CERY NEGLECT & CURS
ORY WORD]GOOD ONES: Group of sweet-talking experts?
FLATTERY PANEL Foes with bows?
ARCHERY ENEMIES Confrontation-ending device
LASER [I guess so!] 18 for Al, e.g.
ATNO [atomic number] Deer or elk, sometimes
PLURAL BTW: "Chantilly Lace"
and "Blue Velvet"? FINERY TUNES [the idea is that chantilly and velvet are finery, but the the tune "Chantilly Lace" is in no way fine --- it's a great rocker, though] Eure-et-Loir
is not used in our language.
Hard to accept a high school diploma is a degree, but… (I'd prefer "End of H.S.") Having good night vision
CAT EYED [makes sense, but I'm not buying it as a common metaphor]
Three grins = Loved it; Two grins = Enjoyed it; One grin = A bit bland for my taste; One teardrop = Not much fun