Gerard Mosler
December 30, 1974 12:00 PM

Here is a super year-end version of the PEOPLE Puzzle. The names of 40 people who were prominent in 1974 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 DEAN, 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 sleuths should be able to identify 30 or more names. Answers in the Jan. 13 issue.


1. Mo’s immobilized mate

2. Kremlin’s salt shaker

3. Cool general in Brussels

4. Leon’s “work is done”

5. He’s only a rock ‘n’ roller

6. He’s in all our futures

7. Toppled tory

8. Psychokinetic key-bender

9. French chef

10. Something happened to Joe

11. Flighty financier

12. He numbered his crises

13. No more on the Sonnyside

14. Big hype took a pratfall

15. The Lion that lost his voice

16. Back on Beacon Hill

17. Our own Peking man

18. Used to give the Ron-around

19. Obdurate oiligarch

20. Mama’s gone

21. 100-grand mystery man

22. Butterfly and bee

23. Peter sat in judgment

24. Big spender in the new league

25. Give him that new-time religion

26. Chronic foot-in-mouth disease

27. Impersonation, please!

28. Circuit rider to the world

29. Perfect master, and only 15

30. Rabbi in the White House

31. Solon with free-speaking wife

32. Inscrutable long marcher

33. They called her “The Mouth”

34. Not out of the forest yet

35. Beat the Babe

36. Half of the Berlin wall

37. Presidential laundry expert

38. Margaret’s people and places

39. Sits on Watergate

40. A kittenish 40

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