People Puzzle

updated 01/14/1980 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 01/14/1980 AT 01:00 AM EST

The names of 20 prominent people are hidden in the maze of letters. How many can you find by consulting the brief clues? The names read forward, backward, up, down or diagonally, are always in a straight line and never skip letters. We have started you off by circling MIDLER, the answer to 1 in the diagram. The names may overlap and letters may be used more than once, but not all of the letters will be used. Super PEOPLE sleuths should be able to identify 15 or more names. Answers in next week's issue.


1. The Divine Rose
2. Dear Abby's sisterly rival
3. Entertainment's Candy Man
4. World Banker
5. Oscar contender for Adèle H.
6. The Senate's proud widower
7. Scientology founder
8. Back after quiz-show scandal
9. White-suited writer
10. Texas' other GOP hopeful
11. Meteoric male star
12. Tonight straight man
13. NFL halftime anchorwoman
14. Scrupulous authoress
15. Looking for Number 10
16. Itinerants' guide
17. Strongman in Manila
18. Never mind
19. Jack the digger
20. Slugging TV cabbie

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