none, but four triples and a cross in the middle GOOD ONES: Singer's better half?
SIDE A Women's issue, familiarly
O MAGAZINE [remember when everything wasn't an issue but a problem or situation or dilemma?] Soprano group
MOB [I thought women --- not at The Bing!] Status chaser?
Loved the centuries apart grid connection: Informer = STOOLIE; Get going = HIE Game attendees
CROWD [In England, maybe. In America, CROWD is a collective noun (singular): "The crowd is
noisy." So the clue should properly be "Game attendance" or "Attendance at the game."
It isn't every constructor who builds his name into a puzzle, and at 1-Across while putting a symbol of his name in the center of the grid!
Three grins = Loved it; Two grins = Enjoyed it; One grin = A bit bland for my taste; One teardrop = Not much fun