OPEChoose paper over plastic?
made it harder than Use
would have been]Like any theme ans. in this puzzle
ACR [I was thinking car
, etc.]Survey taker: Abbr.
RESP [I was mind stuck on the surveyor, not the surveyed]Shoots for dinner
ASPARAGUSAshpalt layer, perhaps
ROADBASE [I was thinking the doer, not the done]
The two-car theme was most original, and to get nine of them in the grid must have been a chore. I have no interest in car models today, but advertising certainly works since I had heard of them all.
I particularly liked:Beethoven's 32...
for SONATALEGACYFeature of the Queen's English
for REGALACCENTNice plot?
I have a particular affinity for 6-Across. Of course, I'm neither a sorcerer nor ancient, though I am fast approaching the latter. Thanks, Don.