Top 40 Thursday
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“You haven’t changed ___!”: 2 wds.
Vessel for cooking soup
Brewery product with “amber” and “wheat” varieties
Brand of chocolate candy packaged in a long roll
2020 Emmy nominee Issa ___
___ Van Winkle
Surprise Taylor Swift album that was released July 24 and debuted at #1 on the Billboard charts
Big mouth, in slang
Band that included Lance Bass: 2 wds.
“Just so everyone’s aware …”: Abbr.
Channel that mostly airs reruns of cop shows
Instant coffee brand made by Starbucks
Smooth-talking, in an insincere way
Musician/songwriter from Fun who collaborated on 14-Across: 2 wds.
“I have absolutely no ___” (“Beats me”)
Corporate bigwig: Abbr.
“Eh, I’ll pass”
Grates, as a lemon
Harden of the Houston Rockets
___ Air (upscale section of Los Angeles)
___ Schirmer (attorney on “Billions”)
14-Across’s lead single, which also debuted at #1 on the Billboard charts
Plural of “la,” in Paris
Actor Diggs who guest-starred throughout the first season of “Muppets Now”
___ Vegas Strip
___ at your heartstrings (elicit sympathy)
Sound that’s like “woof” and “ruff”
Ghost in Super Mario World
Needing medicine and bed rest, perhaps
Japan’s biggest city
Any object used in a play
Boating implement that was used as a murder weapon in “The Talented Mr. Ripley”
Land-based military force
“Cowardly” creature in “The Wizard of Oz”
Long story about grand adventures
Early stage of an insect’s life cycle
Communicate silently with your hands
Competitor of Aquafina and Evian
Fill up, as a truck or a baked potato
A little more frequently than “never”
Small distance unit on a ruler
“___ first you don’t succeed …”: 2 wds.
Bosom buddies, in texts
“Citizen ___” (Orson Welles movie)
Moved very slowly, like molasses
Ruling ___ (privileged people who make the laws)
Joe Biden’s wife
The “m” in “E = mc²”
Lockup on a ship
___ Dhabi (United Arab Emirates’ capital)
Like Neil Patrick Harris and Ben Platt
“Earth to ___” (Disney series starring Paul Rugg)