Top 40 Thursday
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Clear hairstyling goo
“These ___ a few of my favorite things …” (lyric in “The Sound of Music”)
Appreciative poem or song
Cleveland NBA player, for short
Leave standing at the altar
English singer/songwriter who won the 2019 Grammy for Best New Artist: 2 wds.
Something to catch a whiff of
Big color on Valentine’s Day
The Dalai ___
2020 hit by 13-Across, nominated for three Grammy Awards: 3 wds.
Dont Start Now
“Planet of the ___” (2001 sci-fi remake)
“___ of the Road” (1992 Boyz II Men hit)
First name of Spider-Man villain Dr. Octavius
Go ___ good home (get adopted, like a rescue dog): 2 wds.
“Ant-Man” actor Rudd
Salad entrée dessert, perhaps
2020 song by 13-Across that credits INXS band members as cowriters: 3 wds.
Break My Heart
Barbecue ___ (option at a soul food restaurant, often)
“___ Man” (2008 Jim Carrey film about a guy who stops saying no)
Actor who plays Fin Tutuola on “Law & Order: SVU”: Hyph.
2018 hit that Calvin Harris and 13-Across performed on the 2019 Grammys: 2 wds.
Plastic storage container
Prefix that means “modern”
Microbrewery offering with a strong hops flavor: Abbr.
Thor or Loki, for example
Last part of a college’s URL
Picked up by watching a YouTube tutorial, perhaps
Perform like Lil Baby
Actress Mendes of “The Other Guys”
“Elementary” actor ___ Quinn
Instant replay speed: Hyph.
Drinking tube that is green at Starbucks and orange at Dunkin’
“Always Be My Maybe” actor Daniel ___ Kim
“It’s his ___ fault”
Actor Channing of the “Magic Mike” movies
___ Speedwagon (“Can’t Fight This Feeling” band)
Durable wood used for floors and furniture
Rower’s implement that sounds like “ore”
Computer key that also says “option” on Mac keyboards
Tomato ___ (concentrated ingredient sold in small cans)
Timid as a mouse
Actor Cox who stars in “Succession”
Christina who portrayed Lizzie Borden in a Lifetime movie and series
Movie critic Roger
African mammal voiced by Eric Andre in 2019’s “The Lion King”
___-Wan Kenobi (Ewan McGregor’s “Star Wars” role)
___ in the air (weather that’s turned chilly)
Word that can go before “foam” and “shell”
Soak (up), as with a sponge