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Notebook: Sep. 20, 1999

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Melissa August, Harriet Barovick, Autumn De Leon, Andrew Goldstein, Tam Gray, Daniel S. Levy, Michele Orecklin, James Poniewozik and Desa Philadelphia

WINNERS & LOSERS

[WINNERS]

SERENA WILLIAMS Beats world’s No. 1 and 2, wins U.S. Open, avenges sister’s defeat, lives up to dad’s bluster. What a winner!

PAT BUCHANAN Reform Party woos America Firster, while G.O.P. begs him to stay. Make book, Pat

MICHAEL PORTILLO Tory heir apparent admits “homosexual experiences” as youth. Hip, hip for honesty!

[LOSERS]

B.J. HABIBIE As Indonesia is isolated, President insists he’s in charge. So why’s that general got the mike?

PATRICIA DUFF In court, billionaire’s ex whines for more $$$. Hey, you’re a Dem. Try slummin’ it on $23 mil

HILLARY CLINTON FALN mess mires her in New York ethnopolitics. Figure it out soon, or Rudy’s gotcha

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