updated 01/23/1984 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 01/23/1984 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 MOBUTU, 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. Kinshasa kingpin
2. Gorky Park's Irina
3. Securing the White House
4. Hill Street's amateur shrink
5. Best Kept Secret is hers
6. Shirley's suitor in Terms
7. An old literary lion
8. Wandering The Dead Zone
9. Broadway's First Lady
10. Knicks' tantrum-thrower
11. Boston baton man
12. Le Mîme de Paris
13. Burly folksinger
14. Punky fräulein
15. Goodbye, Mr. CHiPs
16. Outrageously rebellious Ms.
17. U.N.C.L.E. Bob
18. Di's sis-in-law
19. Lakers' big shot
20. Gigi at 52

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