Great title! Coming-out parties
DEBS [parties in the legal sense of persons]Go from green to red, often
RIPEN [not traffic lights]Their service is impeccable
ACERS [tennis servers, not waiters]You might wear it out
COAT [as in outdoors or through use]
Theme: omitted thDefy a parent?
CROSSONESPA [PA + th = path]Display a casual shirt?
SHOWONESTEE [TEE + th = teeth]Reaction to a New Year