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    The Overachiever - Ray Lucas Surmounts All Obstacles as He Guides the Jets Back to Respectability

    The Jets' season may be over, for all intents, but don't tell that to Ray Lucas. The team dropped to 4-7 on Sunday and threw itself a near insurmountable obstacle to the playoffs. And while Lucas was bitterly disappointed after the loss to Indianapol...

    by Paul Forrester on November 30, 1999
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    Helter-Shelter - The Mayor Wants the NYPD to Arrest the Homeless. Ever Been There?

    Gordie L'Dera Age 60 Resides Bronx Occupation Administrative assistant What do you think about the mayor having the homeless arrested? I'm old enough to remember when they opened the hospitals and kicked everyone out. My husband predicted that s...

    on November 30, 1999
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    Broadway Blues - The Longest-Running, and Most Predictable, Show in New York

    The Rangers are, and may forever be, a problem child. One whose antics force his beleaguered parents to sigh again and again, "What's wrong this time?" No matter what promises these boys proffer each September, they are generally broken by Decembe...

    by Stu Hackel on November 30, 1999
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    Letters

    Barb-Err-Us Transgender peopleand especially those who are masculine-identifiedare courageously beginning to mobilize and speak out about their years of struggle, as was proven by this month's "Body and Soul" health conference at the Lesbian & Gay...

    on November 30, 1999
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    No Fems Allowed in the Fight Club - What Hillary Can Learn From Ruth's 1997 Campaign Against Rudy

    By now, Hillary Clinton must know that running for office in New York is a blood sport. But has anyone told her that traditionally, no women are allowed in the ring? Maybe she thinks she's being hounded just because she's Hillary. After all, even bef...

    by Cynthia Cotts on November 30, 1999
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    Spoilsports of the Century - Mitch Blood Green, Heavyweight Boxer, 19801998

    Beyond the celebrated 4 a.m. TKO loss to Mike Tyson (at Dapper Dan's on 125th St. in 1988), Blood Green's street legacy is one for the ages. There's the time embarrassed state officials revealed Green's total 54 citations for a decade's worth of ille...

    by John Stravinsky on November 30, 1999
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    Sports

    We Are Number One Giants Stadium is just ringed with restrooms. Still, Jockbeat has never waited less than 15 minutes to use the john during a football game there. And at certain times, well, every minute counts. That's why we were so relieved wh...

    on November 30, 1999
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    Nation

    Environmental Destruction Agency WTOS Eco Disaster The revolt in the streets of Seattle Monday was aimed as much as anything at the way the World Trade Organization is run, doing its dirty business within secret tribunals of corporate lawyers. T...

    by James Ridgeway on November 30, 1999
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    Tricks of the Trade - Landlords Use Obscure Law to Ditch Rent Rules

    There was a time when, if the landlord of 446-450 West 19th Street wanted tenants out, he'd use several means: He might flood them out, freeze them out, or just plain scare the heck out of them by putting goons in some apartments or leaving the bu...

    by J.A. Lobbia on November 30, 1999
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    Quentin Crisp, 19081999

    The queen is dead. Long live the queen. Quentin Crispwho was out before Rupert Everett, outlandish before Elton John, and alive before George Michaelwas the British wit-raconteur-pansy par excellence. A dear man with pinched features and the look o...

    by Michael Musto on November 30, 1999
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    The Ling Thing - 'Ally McBeal' Uses Ancient Oriental Secret

    Fox's "most erotic Ally McBeal ever" featured our heroine succumbing to the wiles of an Asian sex kitten. Although the otherwise scatterbrained and fickle Ally declared, "I'm not gay," co-counsel Ling Woo exploded Ally's boundaries with a pucker. "Th...

    by Chisun Lee on November 30, 1999
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    Leaving Your Past Behind

    Two months ago in California, a thrift-store owner bought the contents of a storage unit at an auction for 20 bucks. As she picked through the stuff, she found wedding pictures of a happy bride and groom. Then she found the groom. He was stuffed in a...

    by Bill Jensen on November 30, 1999
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    Thanksgivers

    While you're enjoying your holiday meal, think about the people who made it possible. No, we don't mean either the Pilgrims or the Native Americans. And we're not talking about the various corporate producers of pre-packaged food. We mean the p...

    on November 30, 1999
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    Living a Full Life

    What I'm Thinking Chinese buffets are the latest dining fad on Long Island. Places are cropping up faster than you can say "I'm as fat as Buddha and I can't take it anymore." Buffets at Indian restaurantsand Brazilian/Portuguese rodizios serve a val...

    by Ron M. Beigel on November 30, 1999
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    The Russian Is Coming, Percussion Is Coming!

    In England, a country fanatical about beats, homegrown hip-hoppers are criminally underrespected. While speed garage, drum'n'bass and the much maligned trip hopall children or grandchildren of hip hophold sway over the British masses, those who cho...

    by Jon Caramanica on November 30, 1999
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    Head or Tales

    Tim Burton has yet to tackle an "adult" theme but there isn't a bankable Hollywood director with a flintier sense of aestheic integrity. More insolently pop than David Lynch and less eager for approval than Steven Spielberg, Burton has repeatedly twi...

    by J. Hoberman on November 30, 1999
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    Victor Wooten Yin-Yang Compass Records One listen to this two-disc stunner will quickly prove that Victor Wooten, whose regular gig is as Bela Fleck's fat-stringer, is one of most impressive electric bassists playing today. His facility and ski...

    on November 30, 1999
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    headline

    The good fight Regarding Poetic (a.k.a. Anthony Berkeley) and his battle with colon cancer [Grave condition, Notes, Oct. 21]: we are all praying for Anthonyand D.D., who is at his sideto give them both the strength to overcome this obstacle. We a...

    on November 30, 1999
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    Leathermen, Catholics, and Lolita

    There was a time when leathermen could only find each other in seedy bars, back alleys, or public rest rooms. They wore motorcycle jackets or vests, and flagged colored handkerchiefs from their back pockets to announce their desires. A hankie on the ...

    by Tristan Taormino on November 23, 1999
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    Chinas Brutal Police State - Fifty Years of State Terrorism

    Before Time Warner assembled a galaxy of American media owners and international robber barons (as muckrakers used to call plutocrats), human rights activists Robert Bernstein and Fang Lizhi wrote a long appeal in the September 23 'New York Review of...

    by Nat Hentoff on November 23, 1999
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