People Puzzle

updated 03/01/1982 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 03/01/1982 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 SIMON, 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. Torching songbird
2. Raging at angels
3. Mideast troubleshooter
4. He's an arsonist...
5. ...his neighbor
6. Cosmic teacher
7. A prince of a policeman
8. In White House troika
9. Queen of pots
10. King of pans
11. Esmeralda of Notre Dame
12. Sunset State pol
13. Banker from way back
14. One of the dirty dozen
15. Gymnast pitchwoman
16. 'Bama's archconservative
17. Meathead in reruns
18. Crooner lookin' for love
19. Our man in Mexico
20. Conservative columnist

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