TO THINE OWN SELF BE TRUE

New York Times, Sunday, June 27, 2010

Author: Michael J. Doran
Editor: Will Shortz
Michael J. Doran
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 68 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Doran. NYT links: Across Lite

JimH notes: On July 14, 2010, Mike Doran's local paper, The Times Record, ran this interview with him.
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© 2010, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Low-lying land : SWALE
6. "Dirty rat," e.g. : SLUR
10. Moves quickly : DARTS
15. Take the edge off? : SAND
19. Tower city resident : PISAN
20. Ensure that a G is actually a G, say : TUNE
21. ___ Lane, home of London's Theatre Royal : DRURY
22. Pulitzer-winning James : AGEE
23. Irate : FILMCRITIC
25. Universal soul, in Hinduism : ATMAN
26. Troubadour's subject : LOVE
27. Coffin frames : BIERS
28. Isled : OLYMPICLUGER
31. Bank : DEPEND
34. Benz of Mercedes-Benz fame : KARL
36. Ready : ALLSET
37. Lovingly, in music : AMOROSO
39. Macedonian capital : SKOPJE
41. Texas' state tree : PECAN
45. Talk until you're blue in the face : RANT
46. Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
48. Shanghai-born N.B.A. star : YAO
49. Way in the past : AGESAGO
51. Tina's role on "30 Rock" : LIZ
52. Islander : TABLOIDWRITER
55. Father's speech: Abbr. : SER
56. Defendant's testimony, maybe : ALIBI
58. Elton John and Paul McCartney : SIRS
59. Miró Museum architect José Luis ___ : SERT
60. Word of greed : MINE
61. In ___ (unmoved) : SITU
63. What most Mormons do : TITHE
66. Breaks up : DISBANDS
68. Rout : LICKING
71. Naproxen, commercially : ALEVE
73. Double-breasted winter wear : PEACOAT
74. Greatly desires : ACHESFOR
76. Moran and Gray : ERINS
78. Think, in olden times : TROW
79. Financial aid factor : NEED
80. One taking a bow? : EROS
82. When the tempest occurs in "The Tempest" : ACTI
84. Grandson of Adam : ENOCH
87. Bit of video gear, for short : CAM
88. Iran : ELECTIONLOSER
92. When written three times, fraternity in "Revenge of the Nerds" : RHO
93. Lets off : EXEMPTS
95. Hinduism, e.g.: Abbr. : REL
96. Dentist's request : OPEN
97. Swedish toast : SKAL
98. Actress Hatcher and others : TERIS
99. Large planes have two : AISLES
101. Attorney general under Reagan : EDMEESE
103. Like some investments : NORISK
106. "___ the picture!" : IGET
108. Rose and rose and rose : SOARED
109. iPhone : TELEMARKETER
113. Word with kilowatt or business : HOURS
115. Mix : OLIO
116. "___ no?" : YESOR
117. Ibid. : EBAYPATRON
122. Certain Scot : GAEL
123. Cat-tails connector : ONINE
124. Trident feature : TINE
125. Bush with the memoir "Spoken From the Heart" : LAURA
126. Title girl on the first Beatles album : ANNA
127. Baja babies : NENES
128. Suffix with hip : STER
129. Madrid misses: Abbr. : SRTAS
1. Lotion letters : SPF
2. What to play Super Mario Galaxy on : WII
3. Communication for the deaf: Abbr. : ASL
4. St. Louis airport : LAMBERT
5. City near Sherman Oaks : ENCINO
6. Mix : STIR
7. Ukrainian city in W.W. I fighting : LUTSK
8. College, across the pond : UNI
9. Close again, as a wine bottle : RECORK
10. Event depicted in "Saving Private Ryan" : DDAY
11. Drawers in some college dorm rooms? : ARTMAJORS
12. Make wrinkly : RUMPLE
13. Crumbs, in "Hansel and Gretel" : TRAIL
14. Makes match up : SYNCS
15. Private greetings? : SALUTES
16. Awestruck : AGOG
17. Actress Campbell : NEVE
18. A couple of bucks? : DEER
24. Part of Eritrea's border : REDSEA
29. Christopher of "Back to the Future" : LLOYD
30. Recipient of Jesus' healing : LEPER
31. Alfalfa's sweetie : DARLA
32. Google or Yahoo! service : EMAIL
33. Icon : PONZISCHEMER
35. Area in Queens : ASTORIA
38. Earth and moon : ORBS
40. What a dog might "shake" with : PAW
42. Ideal : CASINOWORKER
43. Outline of a sort : AGENDA
44. What the weary get, in a saying : NOREST
47. Got off : ALIT
49. Off the bottom, as an anchor : ATRIP
50. Words before "go" : GETSET
52. South American monkeys : TITIS
53. Basketry fiber : ISTLE
54. Roadside bomb: Abbr. : IED
57. Competed in a velodrome : BIKED
60. "Heart of Georgia" : MACON
62. Like a mild earthquake, maybe : UNFELT
64. Every other hurricane : HER
65. Fiji competitor : EVIAN
67. Less furnished : BARER
68. Surgeon's tool : LANCET
69. Sherpa's tool : ICEAXE
70. Al et al. : GORES
72. Pen : ENCLOSE
75. ___-A-Fella Records : ROC
77. Pull over : STOP
81. Call from home? : STRIKEONE
83. Therapist's reply : ISEE
85. Part of many an action movie : CHASE
86. In hiding, with "up" : HOLED
88. English racing town : EPSOM
89. Suffix with pant : IES
90. Half of an old comedy duo : OLLIE
91. Becomes : ENDSUP
94. Long Island town where the Wright Brothers experimented : MINEOLA
97. Ocean dweller with five points : SEASTAR
99. Is a polite host to : ASKSIN
100. Marsh sights : EGRETS
102. Fable teachings : MORALS
104. Silky material : RAYON
105. "Me, Myself & ___," 2000 Jim Carrey movie : IRENE
107. "The ___ of Fife had a wife": Shak. : THANE
109. "Spartacus" attire : TOGA
110. Panache : ELAN
111. Certain claim : LIEN
112. Square root of nueve : TRES
114. Open hearing, in law : OYER
118. Drill part : BIT
119. Cause of a bump in the road : RUT
120. "... boy ___ girl?" : ORA
121. "If I Ruled the World" rapper : NAS

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