U            Element 92

TU            Et ___ Brute?

RUT            Antler rubbing season for deer

TOUR            S.S. Minnow’s was supposed to be 3 hours

GROUT        Bathroom tile gap-filler

TROUGH        Porcine feeding bin

TOUGHER        Rump roast vis a vis tenderloin steak

ROUGHEST        Least smooth

RIGHTEOUS        Brothers who sang “You’ve lost that lovin’ feelin”

GROUCHIEST    Most irritable and grumpy