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THE SMALL HOUSE HALFWAY UP IN THE NEXT BLOCK: PAUL RHYMER'S "VIC AND SADE" Edited by MARY FRANCES RHYMER 301 pages. McGraw-Hill. $9.50.

More than 30 years ago, TIME noted that "7,000,000 radio fans would find life harder to bear without Vic and Sade." Now, for all of us who regularly turned to the RCA Little Nipper or Philco Super Heterodyne ("No stoop, no squat, no squint"), it is time for nostalgic celebration. Vic, Sade and Rush Gook are back, along with Uncle Fletcher, Blue Tooth Johnson, Mr. Gumpox, and all those great everyday...

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