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Tabloid of the Damned
53, blog operated by March Kelleher

TAG Heuer
31 - High-end wristwatch

Tail 'Em and Nail 'Em
4 - Max's fraud-investigation agency;

See "Ice, Tallis"

Tanger Outlets
179 A chain of shopping outlet malls. Tenants in its centers include Liz Claiborne, Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Polo Ralph Lauren, Reebok, Tommy Hilfiger, Nautica, Abercrombie & Fitch, Hollister, Eddie Bauer, Brooks Brothers and Nike.

37 - Files distributed as a tar archive, a computer file format that can combine multiple files into a single file called "tarball", usually compressed

Tarnow, Elaine & Ernie
56, Maxine's parents, demonstrated against Salvador and Nicaragua and Raygun; Elaine at WTC, while Ernie's at Sony multiplex, 247;

Tarnow, Maxine
1, aka Loeffler, Jewish, 24; and Heidi, 25; 84, pissing; singing "Are You with Me Dr. Wu" at Korean karaoke, 156; sidekick mode with March, 162; decertified, 172; dream, 194; MILF, 219; Eric's footjob, 225;r ubbing her feet together wistfully, 346; "some version of herself" 412;

"Long as I'm tubeside by nine" 92; "tubal overlay" 125; Channel 13 yakker, 249; 290; 293; 298; 321; 327; 367;

Temple, Shirley

43 - a tile-matching puzzle video game originally designed and programmed by Alexey Pajitnov in the Soviet Union. It was released on June 6, 1984 while he was working for the Dorodnicyn Computing Centre of the Academy of Science of the USSR in Moscow. He derived its name from the Greek numerical prefix tetra- (all of the game's pieces contain four segments) and tennis, Pajitnov's favorite sport. Wikipedia

Thrubwell, Lloyd
Cousin of Cornelia, works for the CIA, 350; 393

459 - a "cute nyashetchka" Misha and Grisha met in a bar


"Time After Time"
332 - Cyndi Lauper's 1984 hit; Wikipedia

time travel
242 - "an unforgiving discipline [requiring] years of pain, hard labor, and loss, and there is no redemption — of, or from, anything"; "time troopers from the Montauk Project" 339; "Someday, Eric, they're going to have the time machine" 346; "fold of space-time" 473;

Tiny Desk Unit
254 - New Wave band that was one of the first bands to play the original location 9:30 Club;

Title 18
5 - Title 18 of the United States Code is the criminal and penal code of the federal government of the United States. It deals with federal crimes and criminal procedure. Wikipedia

83 The Beretta 3032 Tomcat and Beretta 3032 Tomcat Inox are semi-automatic pistols designed and manufactured by Beretta. They are chambered in .32 ACP and are small pistols, designed for concealed-carry and use as backup weapons.

138 - "torpedo" is 1920s slang for a hitman or hired gun

100, Placido Domingo and Hildegard Behrens;

Train Wreck
69, a brand of strong marijuana

Traipse, Lester
150 - Former owner of, till Ice bought it; stealing from Ice, 171; body found in deluxe Upper West Side apartment (the Deseret), 196; alive with blond bombshell, 197; death details, 204; ghostly scurrying in Maxine's peripheral vision, 259; 305; ghost, 370; 377; in DeepArcher, 427;

Trebek, Alex
200 - Host of the long-running TV game show "Jeopardy"

5 - whistleblower at a snack food company in Jersey, Maxine's client

Tri-state Area

Trump, Donald

232 - a rich young person who adopts a bohemian lifestyle and lives in a nonaffluent area.

Tubby Hook
161, Sid selling speed out of;


TWA Flight 800
118 - "blown out of the sky over Long Island Sound"; Trans World Airlines Flight 800 (TWA 800), a Boeing 747-100, exploded and crashed into the Atlantic Ocean near East Moriches, New York, on July 17, 1996, at about 8:31 PM EDT, 12 minutes after takeoff from John F. Kennedy International Airport on a scheduled international passenger flight to Rome, with a stopover in Paris. All 230 people on board were killed, the third-deadliest aviation accident to occur in U.S. territory.

There are conspiracy theories around this crash, the two most prevalent are that of a terrorist bomb on board, or a missile striking the plane (attributed by some to American armed forces and by others to non-state actors). Those supporting these alternative explanations for the crash typically claim that the NTSB's explanation was created as a cover-up; that the NTSB did not investigate sufficiently; or that the NTSB did not have all the evidence it should have had to reach the correct conclusion. Wikipedia entry

295 - "builds and maintains virtual private networks" acquired by Gabriel Ice;

Typhphani and Djennyphrr
180 - group therapy session on TV

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