There is probably a theme here, but I couldn't spot it in two or three minutes, so I lost interest. GOOD ONES: Star witnesses?
MAGI [particularly fond of this one] Rod in a hot rod
AXLE [I thought piston at first] Money mgrs.?
EDS [editors of the magazine] BTW: Smudge
BLUR [I had BLOT, and mine's better] Driving with abandon
JOY RIDING [JOY RIDING is just motoring for the fun of it; driving with abandon suggests dangerous maneuvering and/or speeding]
Sleigh ride song NOEL [Noels tend to be those Christmas songs which are religious in nature; sleigh ride songs ("Sleigh Ride," e.g.) are simply winter airs.]
Three grins = Loved it; Two grins = Enjoyed it; One grin = A bit bland for my taste; One teardrop = Not much fun