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updated 02/21/1983 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 02/21/1983 AT 01:00 AM EST

ON THE COVER 52
Dionne Warwick, Olivia Newton-John and others pay tribute to Karen Carpenter, whose tragic death at 32 ended a long struggle with career pressures, a failed marriage and anorexia nervosa

UP FRONT 24

Some of them may not be old enough to drive, but video whiz kids are making small fortunes in game designs

As '50s fever grows, teens remember Marilyn Monroe

Helene von Damm's career is skyrocketing—Ronald Reagan has named his one-time secretary the U.S. Ambassador to her native Austria D One year after John Belushi's death, his widow talks about his drug lifestyle and her loss

MOVE 37
Bernard Epton follows in dubious footsteps in his bid to be the Republican Mayor of Chicago

SCREEN 43
Teri Garr, Dustin's dizzy dame in Tootsie, is having a close encounter with an Oscar

COPING 47
College taught a lesson to basketball player Kevin Ross, who's now back in grade school learning to read

TROUBLE 51
Tom Selleck says the National Enquirer libeled him—and he's telling it to the judge

IN HIS OWN WORDS 60
What Cupid does with arrows, explains Dr. Michael Liebowitz, the brain does with chemicals

LOOKOUT 65
Filmmaker Susan Seidelman

TUBE 69
The Winds of War should waft co-stars Jan-Michael Vincent, Victoria Tennant and David Dukes into the prime times of their careers

ARTS 80
Detroit museum curator Audley Grossman pulls the strings on America's largest puppet collection

SEQUEL 82
Ex-Angel Cheryl Ladd, aided by husband Brian Russell, stakes out new territory with a controversial TV movie about the early life of Princess Grace

ON THE JOB 88
Who judges the jury? Psychologists Cathy Bennett and Margaret Covington help defense lawyers select those who will be most unbiased

HOST 93
In West Hollywood, Peter Morton's Hard Rock Cafe is the in place for rock 'n' ribs

SCENE 101
In a cataclysmic human tragedy, hundreds of thousands of refugees flee a Draconian deportation order from Nigeria

MAIL 4

PICKS AND PANS 8

Dom DeLuise cuts up with friends like Burt Reynolds and Mel Brooks on ABC, while Susan Blakely plays doomed 1930s actress Frances Farmer on CBS

Antonia Fraser brings back her detective heroine Jemima Shore in her novel Cool Repentance

The imaginative Lene Lovich exercises her haunting singing style and eccentric sense of humor in No-Man's Land

Jerry Lewis turns in an astonishing performance in his first serious film role, but neither he nor Robert De Niro can relieve the bitter cynicism of director Martin Scorsese's King of Comedy

Big Bird, Oscar, Cookie Monster and company hunker down happily in a touring show, Sesame Jamboree

STAR TRACKS 79

John McEnroe is choked up by a win over archrival Ivan Lendl

Hats off to Debbie Reynolds as she preps for Broadway

PEOPLE PUZZLE 98

CHATTER 104

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