Top 40 Thursday
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“___, humbug!” (Scrooge’s grouchy comment)
Sandwich shop purchase, for short
___ an arm and a leg (be expensive)
___ & Tina Turner (duo inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame)
Miner’s quest, often
Sotomayor who replaced David Souter on the US Supreme Court
Alternative rock band formed in Wisconsin whose best-selling single is 1996’s “Stupid Girl”
Listing of songs in Billboard magazine
“King Kong” animal
Beats by ___ (headphones brand)
Reusable carriers to take grocery shopping
Color of Ernie and Zoe on “Sesame Street”
Fashion magazine whose name translates into English as “she”
“Blade Runner 2049” actress ___ de Armas
Alternative rock/folk band formed in Wisconsin that’s best known for 1983’s “Blister in the Sun”: 2 wds.
“Pokémon” character ___ Ketchum
___ crates (prize boxes in video games)
Actress Roberts of “American Horror Story”
Set aside your money for later: 2 wds.
Airline passenger’s table
Sequence of play scenes
Rob McElhenney role on “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia”
“Keep your wits ___ you”
Indie folk band formed in Wisconsin that’s featured on Taylor Swift’s 2020 hit “Exile”: 2 wds.
Prepares water, as for pasta
___ of the Covenant (biblical relic Indiana Jones looked for in a 1981 movie)
Reddit Q&A session: Abbr.
Male baby horse
“Owner of a Lonely Heart” band
Woman who lives in a convent
___ shot (important person)
Letters that indicate an assumed name
“Let ___ Cry” (Hootie & the Blowfish hit)
TV shows like “The Young and the Restless”
Andy who cohosted CNN’s New Year’s Eve show with Anderson Cooper
“Served ___ bed of rice” (menu description): 2 wds.
How to address an older gentleman
Tit for ___ (even exchange)
Kid’s knee injury
Toaster food item with a hole in it
“The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo ___” (2006 sequel)
Goodbye, in Honolulu
In first place: 2 wds.
Type of rays that created the Hulk
Opponent in battle
Actress Mendes whose partner is Ryan Gosling
Clear ___ bell: 2 wds.
Chooses by voting
“Thank you,” in Paris
Bank’s storage room
“But wait, there’s ___!”
“The Bachelorette” network
Scary shout during Halloween
Liquid that’s “struck” underground
San Francisco’s ___ Area Rapid Transit
The Scooby gang’s Mystery Machine, for example
Australian bird whose eggs weigh a pound or more