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UPDATED 03/20/1989 at 01:00 AM EST Originally published 03/20/1989 at 01:00 AM EST

ON THE COVER 72
In the aftermath of their steamy filmset affair, Sean Young and James Woods, two of Hollywood's most explosive talents, wage a court battle stranger than fiction over charges that she reacted to their breakup with a shocking plan for revenge

UP FRONT 44-54

Reacting to co-star Bryant Gumbel's intemperate memo, the Today show's million-dollar weatherman, Willard Scott, rumbles back with a few complaints of his own

Actress Meryl Streep, mother of three, spreads the word about pesticides that cause cancer in children

Weary of being branded a gold digger, Thierry Roussel, Athina's father, provides his own rosy-hued version of life with ex-wife Christina Onassis

CRIME 62
As crack attacks the nation's capital, detective Joe Quantrille turns in his badge, claiming police lack the will and the means to win D.C.'s bloody drug war

TO THE TOP 71
Junior ice-skating champ Kristi Yamaguchi wants to make her figures add up to a grown-up world title

WINNERS 81
Blasting down vertiginous slopes at 136 mph, U.S. speed-skiing champ C. J. Mueller gets no argument when he says the C stands for Crazy

CONTROVERSY 84
Can the desire for a baby drive a woman insane? Yes, said lawyers defending Linda German against charges that she stole newborn Lindsey Manns from a West Virginia hospital

ADVENTURE 93
Though he lost an arm 10 years ago on Mount Rainier, Dr. John Donlou finds the courage to climb once again

LOOKOUT 99
Drive, they said, so China Beach's Nancy Giles put the pedal to the metal and her career in high gear

VOICES 101
With a tip of the bowler to his famous father, Charlie, bistro owner Sydney Chaplin tells colorful tales of his Hollywood past

TROUBLE 107
The bereaved parents of Michigan teenager Michael Keys hold bodybuilding anabolic steroids to blame for their son's suicide

TUBE 111
Sara Gilbert, Roseanne's tiny tomboy, gets her acting inspiration at home—from her sister, Melissa

SONG 115
Tony Smith, better known as rap star Tone-Loc, comes out of the closet where he recorded his chart-busting single, "Wild Thing"

MAIN STREET 116
At age 105, California great-great-grandma Gertrude Palmer still answers the call of the school bell

MAIL 8
PICKS & PANS 15
TAKE ONE 43
STAR TRACKS 59
CHATTER 118

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