Tiling around bathtub - annoying problem...

Recently installed a new 5' acrylic tub in a new alcove in a new bathroom. Alcove has ~5" wall on each side to center tub on a 5'11" wall. The front edge of the tub extends slightly past the surface of the 5" walls on either side (exact tub placement was determined by location of floor joists and need to leave adequate clearance around the toilet that sits next to the tub). Here's the layout (hopefully this will display correctly):
___________ 5" | | 5" ----|__________|---- | tub | | O[]| toilet
Tub surround is typical 6x6 porcelain tile to about 54" above top of tub. Tile wraps around outside corners and covers the 5" alcove walls also. Have already tiled inside of alcove and about half of the 5" walls (from top of tub upwards). Problem: front edge of tub does not extend far enough to be flush with or go past the surface of tile--about half of the thickness of the tile sticks out past the edge of the tub.
At this point, I'm not willing to tear out a bunch of stuff to fix this problem-- this is month 14 of a gut rehab that could go on forever anyways! I already have list of things I could/should have done to prevent this. I'm looking for suggestions about how to work with what I have. Tile around it, caulk the gap and live with it? Sand down the front edge of the tub at the corners and tile over it? (Is that possible?!) Other options I haven't thought of? Appreciate your suggestions!
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snipped-for-privacy@andrew.cmu.edu wrote:

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snipped-for-privacy@andrew.cmu.edu wrote:

Didn't I see this posted in another forum or here before? My orginial suggestion (or suggestion to another poster with same issue) was to extend out those alcove walls. From your description it seems as you have already tiled.
If I understand your issue I think I would try to file/sand/cut the edge of the tub (We are talking about the tile lip, right?) Then tile/caulk as required.
If you can post a picture it would be helpful.
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