Top 40 Thursday
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Hairdo that was sometimes sported by Prince
Hoppy brew: Abbr.
Live to tell the ___ (get through something difficult)
Pet ___ (personally annoying thing)
What sailors use to swab the deck
Famous ___ (brand of chocolate chip cookies)
Nut used in pralines
“I’m less than impressed”
Holiday with caroling for short
“Written in the Sand” band that won Vocal Group of the Year at the 2018 Academy of Country Music Awards: 2 wds.
Actor Patel of “Lion”
First name of Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s son
___ Martens (footwear brand familiarly)
“And so on and so forth”: Abbr.
Practitioner of a religion associated with reggae
“Tin Man” singer who won Female Vocalist of the Year at the 2018 Academy of Country Music Awards: 2 wds.
New York-___ pizza
Haul with difficulty
Australian bird that runs fast but can’t fly
Finless fish served in sushi
Special ___ (elite military missions)
“You Make It Easy” singer who won Entertainer of the Year at the 2018 Academy of Country Music Awards: 2 wds.
To the ___ (at the maximum possible level)
Why a game might go into sudden death
Iconic jazz singer Fitzgerald
Credentials for purchasing alcohol: Abbr.
“Mr. Roboto” band
“Viva ___ Vegas” (Elvis movie)
Gamblers calculate them
Downloadable purchase for a phone
Professional service charge
Period during which a patient gets better
Dove soap bar’s shape
Sonnet or limerick for example
Insect that thrives on rosebushes
Vehicles that get hailed on the street
Guns & ___ (magazine)
Something you could find through LendingTree
Suffix for “count” or “prophet”
At loose ___ (not knowing what to do)
Went kaput like a car engine
Former “Weekend Update” anchor Macdonald
Busy beaver’s engineering projects
Leave through a doorway
Percentage paid to a state on purchases: 2 wds.
1995 Alicia Silverstone movie
Backed up a motion during a business meeting
Have a mind like a steel ___
Freestanding banking devices: Abbr.
Got on in years
“Don’t fire ___ you see the whites of their eyes”
Word that can follow “contact” or “zoom”
Reject with no warning as a boyfriend
Opera set in ancient Egypt
It may be self-driving
“___ dead Jim” (“Star Trek” quote)
High school diploma alternative: Abbr.
Actors Helms and O’Neill