Subtraction Dey job?
LALAWShower in public?
BEERBELLY [always wanted them --- now I see I’ve had them all along]
Theme: clue lacks initial number, which if added, leads to the answerquestions
FUNGUESSINGGAME [“Twenty” was subtracted from the clue]ers
FOOTBALLPLAYERS [“49-“ was subtracted]
Phils, e.g. NLERS
[along with ACERS are crosswordese at its worsty --- how does that grab you?]
Clues were challenging and the theme original --- and also tough.
Three grins = Excellent: Loved it; Two grins = Good: Enjoyed it; One grin = Satisfactory: A bit bland for my taste; One teardrop = Unsatisfying: No fun