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how to find an apt. out here?

09/24/2012 5:40 PM

swm, citidiot seeks advice on finding a temp. apt. (3-6 mos.), i have no kids, no pets. just need a furnished place to finish manuscript that is clean, cozy, and quiet. any suggestions?

 
 
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A 1964 production of Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream.’ Our columnist, as Titania, the queen of the fairies, is on the far right.

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