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updated 11/16/1987 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 11/16/1987 AT 01:00 AM EST

ON THE COVER 48
Check out your hemlines and tuck in those shirts: In our 8th annual Best and Worst Dressed roundup of the hot and hopeless, our judges—including designers Oleg Cassini and Adrienne Vittadini—take on Tammy Faye, Cher, Princess Di, Robert Redford, Whitney Houston and other stars of haute—and lower—couture

HAPPY 69
Abducted from a Maryland hospital, baby Jeremiah Thate is home at last

TUBE 75
Psychologist-author Sonya Friedman brings blunt talk about sex to cable TV

WINNERS 79
Writer (and boozer) Charles Bukowski celebrates his new hit film, Barfly

ON THE MOVE 83
She's gone from Hill Street to Hooperman, but no matter—Barbara Bosson is still sore at the brass

ON THE JOB 89
A call from Boston detective Eugene Kiely Jr. doesn't mean you're in trouble, just in the money

COUPLES 95
Phylicia Rashad, Cosby's wife, has met her match in sportscaster Ahmad Rashad

COPING 105
Veteran actress Madlyn Rhue spent 10 years hiding a tragic secret—her suffering from multiple sclerosis

TO THE TOP 119
Blow in Andy Griffith's ear, Matlock newcomer Nancy Stafford discovers, and your career is made

CONTROVERSY 125
After battling with Bill Cosby, Bill Murray, Dustin Hoffman and others, ousted Columbia chief David Puttnam is still speaking out

SONG 134
Mountain singer Hazel Dickens gives haunting voice to the plight of coal miners in Matewan

INTRODUCING... 139
Lisa Kleypas, a beauty queen six months out of Wellesley, and already a successful novelist

ADVENTURE 143
Diver Lee Spence boards a 74-year-old wreck and returns with bubbly booty

VIDEO 146
Comedian Judy Tenuta takes trash humor to new and dizzying depths

SPLIT 149
The battle between two of publishing's hot properties, Joni Evans and Dick Snyder, is one for the books

ON CAMPUS 154
Mike Hayes is going to college on pennies a day—thousands of them

CRIME 159
Seeking revenge for his sister's death, Travis Umstadter kills a high school buddy and leaves two families shattered

SEQUEL 169
Woo Woo Wisecarver, the famed teenage Romeo of the '40s, reappears for a fling in the movies

ARTS 175
Painting by the room numbers, would-be Michelangelos help hotel manager Ed Ryan convert a New York City flophouse into a live-in museum

MEDICS 179
Clues preserved 18 years by microbiologist Memory Elvin-Lewis solve the mystery of Robert R., who may have been America's first victim of AIDS

STYLE 183
Two New Jersey housewives have a socko idea for toddlers with Baby Steps

BODY 185
Dr. Woodrow Myers Jr., Indiana's 418-lb. health commissioner, decides to scale down

CRITTERS 189
Talented and adept at merchandising himself, Michael Jackson's pet, Bubbles, is a chimp off the old block

SCREEN 190
Combustible Virginia Madsen brings Slamdance to the verge of a meltdown

MAIL 4
PICKS & PANS 13
TAKE ONE 47
STAR TRACKS 130
CHATTER 192

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