-ing Present opening?
AMP [oldie but goodie]Bank deposit?
SILTTarget of a military press?
Theme: removing “ing” from phrases yields different onesVersace creation?
ITALIANDRESSPlant at Sotheby’s
BRITISHSHILLInvestment in fine fabric?
SILKSTOCKPleasure trip, and a hint to…
OUTING [that is, ING is out]
Three grins = Excellent: Loved it; Two grins = Good: Enjoyed it; One grin = Satisfactory: A bit bland for my taste; One teardrop = Unsatisfying: No fun