The Magazine
February 8, 1999
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Cryptic Crossword
The Cryptic Crossword: No. 76
Cooked with an author of feminist literature (7).
By Trip Payne
Our woman of secrets.
By David Remnick
The Talk of the Town
The Pictures
By Jay Fielden
The Talk of the Town
The Creative Life
By Rebecca Mead
The Talk of the Town
Dept. of Recall
By Liesl Schillinger
Clear Days Inside the Tube
Shouts & Murmurs
The Last Catalogue
By John B. Kenney
A Friend in the Trade
By William Trevor
The Current Cinema
Coming of Age in Park City
By David Denby
The Back Page
The Crummiest Generation
By Roz Chast
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