: last letter of a phrase is changed from X to G GOOD ONES: Like the answers to starred clues before they were edited for content?
X-RATED *Law against certain intra-family marriages?
OEDIPUS REG BTW: Healthy greens
KALES [one would think a professional wordsmith would chose to distinguish between healthy
] Ajar, poetically
OPE [in my experience OPE is a verb, not an adjective: "ope your limpid pools," not "the door is ope"] Curly-tailed canine
PUG [their tails are not curly but curled]
Three grins = Loved it; Two grins = Enjoyed it; One grin = A bit bland for my taste; One teardrop = Not much fun