May 19, 1980 12:00 PM

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 SILLS, 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. Bubbly warbler

2. Eating like a child

3. His jacket is enshrined

4. Astaire’s young intended

5. TV’s Poldark

6. Exiled Polish director

7. Anchor if Chancellor’s away

8. Controversial Nobel physicist

9. Yiddish author

10. She spells it with a Z

11. Indiana’s liberal senator

12. Chicago conductor

13. Fake M.D., real writer

14. White Shadow’s coach

15. Oaklander raiding L.A.

16. She reports to Lou

17. Tax adviser

18. Famed Hair choreographer

19. Puckish Olympic coach

20. Split with Dino in 1956

Answers to May 12 Puzzle

1. Victor Borge

2. Ben Civiletti

3. Ilie Nastase

4. Meryl Streep

5. Carroll Righter

6. Mae West

7. Al Hirt

8. Ayatollah Khomeini

9. Larry King

10. Alfred Kahn

11. Alan Bates

12. Larry Pressler

13. Linda Gray

14. Mark Roth

15. Sissy Spacek

16. Lily Tomlin

17. Harold Robbins

18. Mary McCarthy

19. Dorothy Hamill

20. Kienast quintuplets

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