last word of a phrase defines failure GOOD ONES: Sylvester, to Tweety
TAT [better than the knitting term because it has a sound] Big-grin borders
EARS [this one offers a picture] Mom or Dad, e.g.
PALINDROME Ma with a cello
YOYO BTW: Other, in Oaxaca OTRA
[the only good thing about the entry is the sound of OAXACA]
In one's birthday suit NAKED [my mother would have disowned me if I looked anything as I do today]
Three grins = Loved it; Two grins = Enjoyed it; One grin = A bit bland for my taste; One teardrop = Not much fun