Top 40 Thursday
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Smart ___ (wise guy)
Purchases at a used music store: Abbr.
Drops in the grass in the morning
Burton who guest-hosted “Jeopardy!” in July
“Your baby is so cute!”
Have a debt to pay
Actress Téa of “Madam Secretary”
2021 #1 hit whose title is fruit from Georgia
“I couldn’t care ___!”
Melodramatic music genre
“Yummy” singer with the 2021 #1 song at 16-Across and the #1 album at 44-Across: 2 wds.
Simple housing structure
Plug-___ (application additions)
Sound shown as Z’s in comic strips
Actress Wong who voices a middle-schooler on Netflix’s “Big Mouth”
Place with bench presses and squat racks
Victoria’s Secret selection
What a trawler catches fish in
___ the floor with (defeat in a big way)
“Best Part” singer who’s featured, along with Giveon, on 16-Across: 2 wds.
Argentine soccer superstar Messi’s nickname
2021 #1 album that includes 16-Across
Baby bird that hoots
Garten who hosts the Food Network’s “Barefoot Contessa”
Serves supper to
Family member that sometimes follows “tiger” or “soccer”
Day-___ (extremely bright)
Cook eggs or a steak in a pan: 2 wds.
Not just a percentage
Harper who wrote “Go Set a Watchman”
Charles Darwin’s theory
Candy ___ (Christmas sweets)
Skater Yamaguchi who won an Olympic gold medal
Hat worn by a baseball player
Wise Hindu teachers
Homer Simpson’s exclamation
Actor Bentley of “American Horror Story”
Director Ethan or Joel
2016 animated film starring Matthew McConaughey as a koala and theater owner
Child known for her cooking show
Boy band with the hit “Bye Bye Bye”: 2 wds.
Reggae star known for “Redemption Song”: 2 wds.
Do some fall crop gathering
Far from easy
Word that can follow “oat” or “piece”
Word flashing on a pinball machine, sometimes
___ Eye dog
Make angry: 2 wds.
Opposite of express, in term of trains
Manholes are used to access it
Weather Channel personality Cantore
___ Pizzeria & Grill (restaurant chain)
Yosemite ___ (Looney Tunes character)
Inflated sense of self
Academic suffix in an address bar
1/48 of a cup, in a recipe: Abbr.