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'''natch'''<br>
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'''Naftali'''<br />
''passim''; "natch" is short for "natural," so in drug slang "on the natch" means sober.  
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33, Emma's ex-Mossad b.f.
  
'''Nazi'''<br />
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'''Nagra'''<br />
73; The term Nazi derives from the first two syllables of ''Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei'' (National Socialist German Workers’ Party, NSDAP), Hitler's fascist party which ruled Germany from 1933-1945.
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4 82
  
'''Nellis Air Force Base'''<br />
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'''Naser'''<br />
251; a United States Air Force base located in Clark County, Nevada. It is seven nautical miles (13 km) northeast of the central business district of Las Vegas.
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206 - olfactory laser
  
'''Nine of Diamonds, The'''<br />
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'''Nelson, George'''<br />
227; gambling joint in Las Vegas; "the fifth card in Wild Bill Hickok's last poker hand" 228; James Butler Hickok (1837-1876), better known as Wild Bill Hickok, was a figure in the American Old West. His skills as a gunfighter and scout, along with his reputation as a lawman, provided the basis for his fame, although some of his exploits are fictionalized. His horse was named Black Nell.
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123, furniture designer
  
The nine of diamonds also appears on pg. 24 of ''Against the Day''.
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'''Neo-Tokyo'''<br />
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69, Akira
  
'''Nixon, Richard Milhous.'''<br />
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'''NetBus'''<br />
32; 72; 109; Nixon (1913–1994) was born in Yorba Linda, California, was the 37th President of the United States from 1969–1974 and was also the 36th Vice President of the United States (1953–1961). Nixon was the only President to resign the office and also the only person to be elected twice to both the Presidency and the Vice Presidency. Along with [[R#Reagan| Ronald Reagan]], Nixon served as the embodiment of 'the Establishment', especially to California hippies. 117, 286; on currency;  120; on TV
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58 NetBus or Netbus is a software program for remotely controlling a Microsoft Windows computer system over a network. It was created in 1998 and has been very controversial for its potential of being used as a backdoor. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NetBus Wikipedia entry]
  
'''Noguchi, Brother'''<br />
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'''NetNet'''<br />
Thomas T. Noguchi (b. 1927) is a former Chief Medical Examiner-Coroner for the County of Los Angeles, who served in that position from 1967 to 1982. Known as the "coroner to the stars", he determined the cause of death in many high profile cases. He is most famous for performing autopsies on Marilyn Monroe, Robert F. Kennedy and Sharon Tate; 210
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88, an Internet-enabled laundromat in Montreal;
  
'''Noll, Greg'''<br />
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'''Nicks, Stevie'''<br />
Greg Noll (born 1937), aka "Da Bull" in reference to his way of "charging" down the face of a wave with apparent fearlessness, is a pioneer of big wave surfing; poster in St. Flip's pad, 303
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12 – "Landslide"  
  
'''Novak, Kim''' (b. 1933)<br />
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Two-time Golden Globe Award-winning American actress. She is best known for her performance in the classic 1958 film Vertigo. She retired from acting in 1991 and is now an artist of watercolor and oil paintings, sculpture and stained glass design; in ''Vertigo'', 298
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'''''Now, Voyager'' (1942)'''<br />
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'''Nigel'''<br />
American drama film directed by Irving Rapper. The screenplay by Casey Robinson is based on the 1941 novel of the same name by Olive Higgins Prouty, who borrowed her title from a line in the Walt Whitman poem "The Untold Want," which reads in its entirety, "The untold want by life and land ne'er granted, / Now voyager sail thou forth to seek and find." Bette Davis' portrayal garnered her an Academy Award nomination, and the film continues to be popular not only due to its star power but also the "emotional crescendos" engendered in the storyline; 147
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32, Ziggy's friend
  
'''Nuestra Familia'''<br />
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'''Night Train'''<br />
Criminal organization of Mexican American (Chicano) prison gangs with origins in Northern California; Tariq Khalil and Glen Charlock, 290
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20 – a flavored fortified wine. These wines (sometimes called bum wines or twist-cap wines) are inexpensive fortified wines that typically have an alcohol content between 13% and 20% alcohol by volume and are usually made of grape and citrus wine, sugar, artificial color, and artificial flavor.
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'''Nightengale, Buddy'''<br />
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61, seating
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'''Nintendo'''<br />
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64 - 72
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'''noob'''<br />
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58 newbie
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'''''noraebang'''''<br />
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147, Korean karaoki, the Lucky 18;
  
 
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Revision as of 08:36, 7 September 2013

Naftali
33, Emma's ex-Mossad b.f.

Nagra
4 82

Naser
206 - olfactory laser

Nelson, George
123, furniture designer

Neo-Tokyo
69, Akira

NetBus
58 NetBus or Netbus is a software program for remotely controlling a Microsoft Windows computer system over a network. It was created in 1998 and has been very controversial for its potential of being used as a backdoor. Wikipedia entry

NetNet
88, an Internet-enabled laundromat in Montreal;

Nicks, Stevie
12 – "Landslide"

Nigel
32, Ziggy's friend

Night Train
20 – a flavored fortified wine. These wines (sometimes called bum wines or twist-cap wines) are inexpensive fortified wines that typically have an alcohol content between 13% and 20% alcohol by volume and are usually made of grape and citrus wine, sugar, artificial color, and artificial flavor.

Nightengale, Buddy
61, seating

Nintendo
64 - 72

noob
58 newbie

noraebang
147, Korean karaoki, the Lucky 18;

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