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TO THINE OWN SELF BE TRUE

New York Times, Sunday, June 27, 2010

Author:
Michael J. Doran
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Michael J. Doran

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 142, Blocks: 68 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Doran. NYT links: Across Lite
Jim Horne 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 TimesNo. 0627 ( 22,146 )
Across
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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
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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
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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
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Dentist's request : OPEN
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Swedish toast : SKAL
98
Actress Hatcher and others : TERIS
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Large planes have two : AISLES
101
Attorney general under Reagan : EDMEESE
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Like some investments : NORISK
106
"___ the picture!" : IGET
108
Rose and rose and rose : SOARED
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iPhone : TELEMARKETER
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Word with kilowatt or business : HOURS
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Mix : OLIO
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"___ no?" : YESOR
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Ibid. : EBAYPATRON
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Certain Scot : GAEL
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Cat-tails connector : ONINE
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Trident feature : TINE
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Bush with the memoir "Spoken From the Heart" : LAURA
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Title girl on the first Beatles album : ANNA
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Baja babies : NENES
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Suffix with hip : STER
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Madrid misses: Abbr. : SRTAS
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Lotion letters : SPF
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What to play Super Mario Galaxy on : WII
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Communication for the deaf: Abbr. : ASL
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St. Louis airport : LAMBERT
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City near Sherman Oaks : ENCINO
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Mix : STIR
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Ukrainian city in W.W. I fighting : LUTSK
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College, across the pond : UNI
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Close again, as a wine bottle : RECORK
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Event depicted in "Saving Private Ryan" : DDAY
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Drawers in some college dorm rooms? : ARTMAJORS
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Make wrinkly : RUMPLE
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Crumbs, in "Hansel and Gretel" : TRAIL
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Makes match up : SYNCS
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Private greetings? : SALUTES
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Awestruck : AGOG
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Actress Campbell : NEVE
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A couple of bucks? : DEER
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Part of Eritrea's border : REDSEA
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Christopher of "Back to the Future" : LLOYD
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Recipient of Jesus' healing : LEPER
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Alfalfa's sweetie : DARLA
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Google or Yahoo! service : EMAIL
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Icon : PONZISCHEMER
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Area in Queens : ASTORIA
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Earth and moon : ORBS
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What a dog might "shake" with : PAW
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Ideal : CASINOWORKER
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Outline of a sort : AGENDA
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What the weary get, in a saying : NOREST
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Got off : ALIT
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Off the bottom, as an anchor : ATRIP
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Words before "go" : GETSET
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South American monkeys : TITIS
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Basketry fiber : ISTLE
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Roadside bomb: Abbr. : IED
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Competed in a velodrome : BIKED
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"Heart of Georgia" : MACON
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Like a mild earthquake, maybe : UNFELT
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Every other hurricane : HER
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Fiji competitor : EVIAN
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Less furnished : BARER
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Surgeon's tool : LANCET
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Sherpa's tool : ICEAXE
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Al et al. : GORES
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Pen : ENCLOSE
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___-A-Fella Records : ROC
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Pull over : STOP
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Call from home? : STRIKEONE
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Therapist's reply : ISEE
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Part of many an action movie : CHASE
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In hiding, with "up" : HOLED
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English racing town : EPSOM
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Suffix with pant : IES
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Half of an old comedy duo : OLLIE
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Becomes : ENDSUP
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Long Island town where the Wright Brothers experimented : MINEOLA
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Ocean dweller with five points : SEASTAR
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Is a polite host to : ASKSIN
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Marsh sights : EGRETS
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Fable teachings : MORALS
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Silky material : RAYON
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"Me, Myself & ___," 2000 Jim Carrey movie : IRENE
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"The ___ of Fife had a wife": Shak. : THANE
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"Spartacus" attire : TOGA
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Panache : ELAN
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Certain claim : LIEN
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Square root of nueve : TRES
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Open hearing, in law : OYER
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Drill part : BIT
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Cause of a bump in the road : RUT
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"... boy ___ girl?" : ORA
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"If I Ruled the World" rapper : NAS

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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