Final Advice for Space Cadets It goes from one joint to another
TIBIA [I thought bar hoppers]"Filthy" dough
LUCRE ["filthy lucre" is/was a common expression]Creeping joints
SETGO [I thought willing advocates]Pin cushion?
MAT [in wrestling]Dispossesor?
EXORCISTDoughnut for the road
SPAREBig name in compacts
ESTEE [I thought cars]
GRASPINGATSTRAWS, suggesting desperation, doesn't seem to fit the other theme answers which suggest "being out of it."
SLASH [it's a virgule, but slash
has become more popular]
Theme:In Music Theory...
refers to a musical sound]