New York Times, Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Author: C. W. Stewart
Editor: Will Shortz
Carolyn W. Stewart
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVX} This is puzzle # 9 for Ms. Stewart. NYT links: Across Lite

JimH notes: This unusual rebus puzzle by Carolyn Stewart doesn't follow the normal rules. Each rebus square can contain either IN or OUT. Both work in each direction.
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IN/OUT
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C
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O
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M
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E
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IN/OUT
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L
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A
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W
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K
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IN/OUT
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L
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P
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S
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D
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E
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R
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P
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IN/OUT
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C
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O
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IN/OUT
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Across Down
1. Revenue / Result : IN/OUTCOME
6. Many a holiday visitor / Bandit : IN/OUTLAW
10. Welcome, as a visitor / Try to make a date with : ASKIN/OUT
14. Comedian George : LOPEZ
15. 1980s Geena Davis sitcom : SARA
16. Locale for a seat of honor : DAIS
17. 1985 Kate Nelligan title role : ELENI
18. Chickadee's perch : TWIG
19. Up to the job : ABLE
20. Condor's claw : TALON
21. College asset : ENDOWMENT
23. Glean : REAP
25. Oldest U.S. civil liberties org. : NRA
26. At a lecture, say / Surpass in quality : IN/OUTCLASS
29. Steel helmets with visors : BASINETS
34. Daughter of 28-Down : LEAH
35. Genesis victim : ABEL
37. Gawk : STARE
38. Priest's garb : ALB
39. Choice for a dog, as well as a hint to this puzzle's theme : INOROUT
41. Half a score : TEN
42. Has rolling in the aisles : SLAYS
44. Trick ending? : STER
45. Gist : MEAT
46. Lacking inflection : TONELESS
48. Sub / Excel : STANDIN/OUT
50. D.C. bigwig : SEN
51. False god : BAAL
52. Grand Canyon material : SANDSTONE
57. Doritos dip : SALSA
61. "Uh-huh" : ISEE
62. What a surveyor surveys : AREA
63. Govt. security : TBILL
64. ___ Bora, wild part of Afghanistan : TORA
65. The Box Tops' "___ Her in Church" : IMET
66. Painter's prop : EASEL
67. Soon to get / Trying to get : IN/OUTFOR
68. Ushered / Showed the door : LEDIN/OUT
69. Attract / Protract : DRAWIN/OUT
1. Fjord / Bargain locale : IN/OUTLET
2. Mixer : COLA
3. Autobahn auto : OPEL
4. Holiday display : MENORAH
5. Periodicals not brought by a postal carrier : EZINES
6. Foot part / Go beyond : IN/OUTSTEP
7. White House adjunct : LAWN
8. Parched : ARID
9. They may be covered and circled : WAGONS
10. Unwavering : ADAMANT
11. Kemo ___ : SABE
12. Brick baker : KILN
13. Map feature / Start : IN/OUTSET
22. Watch location : WRIST
24. ___ example : ASAN
26. Arriving at the tail end / Survive : IN/OUTLAST
27. It has four strings : CELLO
28. Brother of Rebecca, in the Bible : LABAN
29. Some Muppet dolls : BERTS
30. Burn balm : ALOE
31. Consumed : EATEN
32. Tire feature : TREAD
33. Submitted, as an entry / Emitted : SENTIN/OUT
36. Honcho : BOSS
39. Antilles, e.g. : ISLES
40. ___ Major : URSA
43. Spouse's response : YESDEAR
45. India's ___ Coast : MALABAR
47. Necessitate : ENTAIL
49. Tried : TASTED
51. Hit so as to make collapse / Win over : BEATIN/OUT
52. '60s protest / Skip, as a dance : SITIN/OUT
53. From : ASOF
54. Peter at the ivories : NERO
55. "It's either you ___" : ORME
56. Poverty : NEED
58. Marge's TV daughter : LISA
59. What Cain did to 35-Across : SLEW
60. Tired / Total : ALLIN/OUT

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