prefix IN- is separated from the root word and read as two words GOOD ONES: How poets write?
IN VERSES [and the other 5 theme entries are as clever] Bath bathroom
LOO [Bath is an English city] One going downhill fast
SKIER Short notes?
IOU'S BTW: Learned
WISE [I know many learned people who are unwise; what I don't know is why this clue has been used, more than once, when there are so very many better clues for wise
, including "potato chip."]
Former Cubs slugger SOSA [I'd have clued it "Former Cubs cheater" or "Cub of ill-repute"]
Squeaker in Stuttgart MAUS
[but we're not German and we NEVER use this term]
Three grins = Loved it; Two grins = Enjoyed it; One grin = A bit bland for my taste; One teardrop = Not much fun