phrases lacking AGE (clever title) GOOD ONES: Plight when the caterer cancels?
HOST(age) PROBLEM River project evaluation?
DAM(age) ASSESSMENT Psychiatrist who falls asleep during sessions?
SHRINK(age) PROBLEM Cleaning out a clothes closet?
GARB(age) DISPOSAL Current designation
AC/DC Spat end
ULA [no ?
] Super finish?
IOR [this has a ?
] Rare indication?
RED [as in steak] Stock phrase
AT PAR [not a trite expression] Shooting Starr
BELLE [note two R's] Front end?
IER [too bad it wasn't AGE] It's a cinch in Sappho
OBI [a Japanese belt] Fussy twosome?
ESSES [note ?: the are two S's in fussy
] First name in nature photography
ANSEL [in both senses of the term] BTW:
Some old-time pop references: LON [Chaney]; IRENE [for the song "Goodnight Irene"]; ASTA [dog in The Thin Man
movies & books] ILS
is third person plural --- in French only
Three grins = Loved it; Two grins = Enjoyed it; One grin = A bit bland for my taste; One teardrop = Not much fun