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updated 05/02/1983 at 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 05/02/1983 01:00AM

ON THE COVER 94
The exclusive story of a family with no chic, the Al-Fassis of Saudi Arabia, who, perhaps by black magic, perhaps by guile, swept out of the desert to revel with a king's brother and a woman called Dena

UP FRONT 42

Hunter Barry Broznick's quarry is rare and priceless—transplantable human organs that save lives

Sandy Duncan, Joan Lunden, Olivia Hussey and other showbiz moms juggle fame and formula

With a lot of help from their friends, Tommy Tune and Twiggy battle to turn their out-of-town flop into a hit Broadway musical

INVENTORS 57
The Sponge: A California scientist finds a new twist on an old solution to a perennial problem: unwanted pregnancies

COPING 63
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar may never beat his migraines, but they rarely cramp his style

IN HIS OWN WORDS 67
If consumerism is passé, someone ought to break the news to top activist Mike Pertschuk

SCREEN 75
The teen dream of The Outsiders is daddy's girl Diane Lane

MONEY 79
Schoolteacher Linda Wolf's Tell-a-Maid guide cleans up in the stores but has some Hispanics fuming

BIO 85
If there's Trouble in Paradise, eagle-eyed songwriter Randy Newman is sure to spot it

LOOKOUT 93
Aerialists Denise Aubrey and Pa-mela Hernandez make Big Top history

STAGE 110
On the road in a Zorba musical created just for him, Anthony Quinn plays artist on the side

SEQUEL 115
After 40 years Harry Kitano and fellow Japanese-Americans journey back to the Utah camp where they spent WWII

TO THE TOP 121
Motorcycle speedway champ Bruce Penhall wheels in as Erik Estrada's CHiPs sidekick

ON THE MOVE 131
Harvard law prof Roger Fisher roams the world looking for problems to solve

SONG 139
The Weather Girls hope to take the pop music scene by storm

TUBE 143
Polaroid pitchwoman Mariette Hartley develops into the star of Goodnight, Beantown

MAIL 4

PICKS & PANS 11

Mick Jagger goes Chinese on Showtime cable while Barbara Woodhouse goes to the dogs on PBS

Actress-dancer Jennifer Beals makes a dazzling screen debut in Flashdance

Shana Alexander takes on the case of convicted murderer Jean Harris in her book Very Much a Lady

Laura Branigan tops herself with an exciting second album

TAKE ONE 41

STAR TRACKS 72

John Lennon's son, Julian, celebrates like a punk

Gandhi's Ben Kingsley turns 19th-century dandy onstage

Princess Diana goes nose to nose with a Maori

PEOPLE PUZZLE 137

CHATTER 146

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