Type Righting Strike zone?
LANE [bowling]Key for Debussy?
ILE Rocket tail?
PSTWork on a plot
While the theme may be mundane, its clue at 62-ACROSS set the record for length. Ominous situation
DEARJOHN [not sure how ominous such a letter is … my guess is that the recipient may be catching a break] ENERO
Three grins = Excellent: Loved it; Two grins = Good: Enjoyed it; One grin = Satisfactory: A bit bland for my taste; One teardrop = Unsatisfying: No fun