11.06.14 — Parting of the Red Sea

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Thursday, November 6, 2014

Puzzle by Matt Ginsberg / Edited by Will Shortz

RED / PARTING / SEA (19-, 36- AND 54-Across and 11- and 41-Down), MOSES (19A. Leader of a noted 37-Across), EGYPT (54A. Location of the 37-Across), ISRAELI (11D. Beneficiary of the 37-Across, n modern times) and PHARAOH (41D. Loser on account of the 37-Across) constitute the interrelated group of this Thursday crossword.

Other —  BEER PONG (10D. Party game); EMIGRATED (20A. Left for good); “As if you could kill time without injuring ETERNITY”: Thoreau, “Walden”; GUARANTOR (50A. Co-signer, say); HEDONIST (15A. One who’s just out for a good time); HONOLULU (28A. Southernmost U. S. capital); PARIS (25d. Setting for much of “Inglourious Basterds”); PESACH (25D. Feast of unleavened bread); PTOMAINE (37D. Product of organic decay); SAO PAULO (59A. 2014 World Cup host); ST THOMAS (44A. Home of Charlotte Amalie); TIRE IRON (62A. Spare item?).


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