"Panic in the Sheets"--An enlightened look at how AIDS affects Romance, by celebrated bachelor author physician Michael Crichton
<br />Susan Dey, Sizzling star of television's hit series La Law, talks about Harry Hamlin, Anorexia and outgrowing the image of Laurie Partridge in a lively "20 Questions"
<br />"Dueling Sixties"--Two former Ramparts editors, Peter Collier and David Horowitz, find that dazzling decade at the root of many of the eighties evils aging Enfant TerribleHarlan Ellison, however, begs to differ
<br />"Krazy Kat--When the classic cartoon feline and companion Ignatz Mouse assume three dimensions. They discover the joys of sex, a witty yarn by Jay Cantor
<br />"The Surgeon"--He thought it was all in a night's emergency-room work; Then the thankyou gift from the Saudi prince almost gave the doctor a coronary. An entertaining story from the pen of Roald Dahl
<br />"Quarterly Reports: Russki Business"--Is this what being in the red means? The scoop on what the K.G.B. taught him about money from Andrew Tobias
<br />Plus: "The Curse," A haunting tale of a bartender's memories, by Andre Dubus; A pictorial hurrah for "The Return of The miniskirt"; "Playboy's Playmate Review"; "Playboy's College Basketball Preview"; A Playboy Interview with Arnold Schwarzenegger and The Best" for the new year
<br />Coming in the Months Ahead: Photos that explain why brits go gaga over "Page-Three Girls"; "Why Spy?" and "Going Down on The Titanic," Two very different pieces by the inimitable William F. Buckley, Jr.; The Girls from Down Under"; Fiction by George V. Higgins and Robert Silverberg; news-making Playboy Interviews with Mikhail Baryshnikov and Oliver Stone; A smart broker advice on "When to Get Out of The Market," by John D. Spooner; "20 Questions" with Judge Reinhold, Theresa Russell, John Candy and Ed Harris; "The Year in Sex"; and more