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  • Her wig was putty-colored and mangled and tilted too far to the right, and she'd forgotten to pencil an eyebrow over her left eye.

    Excerpt: Huge by James Fuerst

  • Karl, a faceless, putty-colored model Dr. Xu created 20 years ago, still sits on a desk in his lab.

    Scientists Find Safer Ways To Test Medical Procedures

  • It was called Rayedit (designed by Raytheon, the makers of the Patriot missile!), and it featured hulking cathode ray tubes sheathed in putty-colored metal and keyboards the size of Samsonite suitcases.

    No more 'spiking' and 'killing' in our kinder, gentler newsroom

  • Mostly the catalogue cards required only two or three added entries, and for this purpose I used an exciting putty-colored “word processor” of immense size, which had the capacity to remember the main entry, and allow minor adjustments for printing the added ones.

    The Earth Goddess

  • "It's my nature to take apart things," he said from a conference room amid a warren of putty-colored metal walls and cubicles.

    Visit to Fed Shows Where Any Reform Should Start

  • Arrivals pass through long linen noren to find a loftlike, putty-colored room dominated by a robata grill on one side and a sushi counter on the other.

    Best of two worlds at Kushi: Gastropub offers sushi, skewers

  • He had myelinated nerves and a spinal cord and there, within the hard bone box of his skull, he had about a pound and a half of putty-colored aspic: Jesus had a human brain.

    Beginner’s Grace

  • Duke Grayson was putty-colored, like a zombie himself.

    Zombies vs. Unicorns

  • Jane followed Emma around putty-colored filing cabinets, her sandals silent on the blue carpet.

    One Season of Sunshine

  • For these shrinking families, the aesthetics alone of public schools are horrifying — the chain-link fence, putty-colored bungalows, fluorescent lighting.

    Tales Out of School


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