THONG [spare = meager]Chop-chop
APACE [I like the symantic divergence]Board for nails
EMERY [I was thinking wood shop stuff]Hub near the Loop
OHARE [sounds like a lasso]Lets the fur fly?
SHEDS [not "fights"]
The theme words with misspellings (extra vowels together) was tough for me. When I see thee e
's in a row in a grid, I know I'm on the wrong track. Same is true with two i'
s and two a
's. So I was forced to reconsider what was already correct. It was fun. Aleph follower
BETH [not sure why we get a letter from a foreign alphabet as a clue for a word that is a woman's name]
(NYET is common enough in our language to fit in.)
When will be the next time that a grid will feature four contiguous i