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Fabian's Bit Bucket
45, fictional bar in the early days of dotcom boom, "still has Zima on tap" — In computing, the bit bucket is jargon for where lost computerized data has gone, by any means; any data which does not end up where it is supposed to, being lost in transmission, a computer crash, or the like, is said to have gone to the bit bucket — that mysterious place on a computer where lost documents go, as in: "What happened to that important spreadsheet that I was just editing?" OR "Oh, it went into the bit bucket." Wikipedia entry

108 - Fictional "Deep Web directory for spooks"

33 - legendary NYC Upper West Side market - their bags are ubiquitous; 35; Fairway bag, 165

False Lunchmeat
42, when numbers don't add up

Fast and the Furious, The
247 - movie Ernie's watching at the Sony multiplex at WTC

Favre, Brett
215 - Former quarterback of Green Bay Packers NFL team

Fergus the nightman
205 - at the Deseret

Filene's Basement
13 - The oldest off-price retailer in the United States, focused on high-end goods, and known for its distinctive, low-technology automatic markdown system. "... every article is marked with a tag showing the price and the date the article was first put on sale. Twelve days later, if it has not been sold, it is reduced by 25 percent. Six selling days later, it is cut by 50 percent and after an additional six days, it is offered at 75 percent off the original price. After six more days — or a total of 30 — if it is not sold, it is given to charity." (New York Times - 1982); tabloidworthy Dolce & Gabbana number" 149;

Filter Factory language
45, Photoshop

3, Vyrva's daughter; 32; anime camp, 135;

flash drive

Franklin, Aretha
98, at Grammys

180 - One who commits a fraud, riffing on tortfeasor

33 - one who eats or snacks, especially often or in large quantities. Origin: Yiddish fresn or German fressen (of animals) to eat, eat ravenously

49, Rachel and Jennifer Aniston haircut; Friends was American sitcom created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman, which aired on NBC from September 22, 1994 to May 6, 2004. The series revolves around a group of friends in the New York City borough of Manhattan.

98 - Yiddish: "slap"

22, The FTSE 100 Index, also called FTSE 100, FTSE, or, informally, the "footsie," is a share index of the 100 companies listed on the London Stock Exchange with the highest market capitalization. It is one of the most widely used stock indices and is seen as a gauge of business prosperity for business regulated by UK company law

81 - A Furby (plural Furbys or Furbies) is an electronic robotic toy resembling a hamster or owl-like creature which went through a period of being a "must-have" toy following its launch in the holiday season of 1998, with continual sales until 2000. Over 40 million Furbies were sold during the three years of its original production, with 1.8 million sold in 1998, and 14 million in 1999. Its speaking capabilities were translated into 24 languages.

Further Lane
64 Through the years East Hampton's wealth has evolved emanating out from the village taking over the farmland that had once been dominated by potato fields. The most dazzling row of mansions remains in the village of East Hampton on the closest road paralleling the ocean along Further Lane and Lily Pond Lane. (,_New_York)

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