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New York Times, Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Author:
C. W. Stewart
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Carolyn W. Stewart

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVX} This is puzzle # 9 for Ms. Stewart. NYT links: Across Lite
Jim Horne 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
2
C
3
O
4
M
5
E
6
IN/OUT
7
L
8
A
9
W
10
A
11
S
12
K
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IN/OUT
14
L
O
P
E
Z
15
S
A
R
A
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D
A
I
S
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E
L
E
N
I
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T
W
I
G
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A
B
L
E
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T
A
L
O
N
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E
N
D
O
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W
M
E
N
T
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R
E
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A
P
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N
R
A
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IN/OUT
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C
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L
A
S
S
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B
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A
S
I
N
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E
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T
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S
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L
E
A
H
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A
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B
E
L
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S
T
A
R
E
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A
L
B
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I
N
O
R
O
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U
T
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T
E
N
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S
L
A
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Y
S
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S
T
E
R
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M
E
A
T
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T
O
N
E
L
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E
S
S
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S
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T
A
N
D
IN/OUT
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S
E
N
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B
A
A
L
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S
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A
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N
D
S
T
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O
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N
E
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S
A
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L
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S
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A
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I
S
E
E
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A
R
E
A
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T
B
I
L
L
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T
O
R
A
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I
M
E
T
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E
A
S
E
L
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IN/OUT
F
O
R
68
L
E
D
IN/OUT
69
D
R
A
W
IN/OUT
© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0304 ( 21,666 )
Across
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
Down
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

Answer summary: 16 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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