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2D THE TENNESSEAN - Monday. April 241995 r IT'S ALL YOURS Activities and advice from Tennessean feature services ACROSS 1 Fitness centers 5 blanche 10 Slip and slide 14 Cheer 15 Sea 16 Ballerina's skirt 17 Singer Guthrie 18 Gets closer 19 Mideast gulf 20 Subtract 22 Dampness 24 Melts 26 Wildebeest 27 Costain's "The Silver" 30 First 34 Suggestive 35 Adolescent 37 Peter, in Madrid 38 Morsel 39 Obliquely 41 Longtime 42 Ruin 44 Hawaiian feast 45 Florist's jar 46 Magic 48 Type of park 50 Belore 51 Benches, e.g. 52 Dinner hour 56 Suit maker 60 Ancient Peruvian 61 Actress Greta 63 Band instrument 64 Roasting ear 65 African river 66 Greek god of love 67 Struck silent 68 Winter vehicles 69 Profound DOWN 1 Degree holder, for short 2 Days of: long ago 3 Shape 4 Stubbornly 5 Useful acquaintances 6 Make a hole in one 7 Packets of paper 8 Polynesian food 9 Naval officer 10 Law 11 African antelope 12 Roman road 13 Sandhill 21 Greek letter 23 Sandpiper 25 Every seven days 27 Intersect 28 Groucho's brother 29 Leading man 30 Natural PREVIOUS PUZZLE SOLVED Daughter should seek help with her anorexia tssgiiiaa, 4-24-95 O 1995, Unittd Feature Syndicate 31 Perfect 32 Got up 33 Person who avoids others 36 Water, in Montreal 39 Watchful 40 Museum officials 43 Greenland's neighbor 45 Went to see 47 Rules 49 premium: scarce 51 Suit material 52 Mineral 53 Enough, for a poet 54 Land measure 55 Post 57 Tempt 58 Woodwind 59 Coarse file 62 Fourposter, e.g. 1 2 13 14 I "5 (6 17 18 19 110 11 12 13 14 TS 16 17 18 19 20 21 ""22 23 mmmimmmimmm mm, 27 128 ' 29 mmm. 30 31 132 133 34 ""35 36 37 38 39 40 mmm 41 42 43" 44 45 46 47 "" 48 49 1 ' 50 5f ' 52 (53 54 "" " 55 "" 56 57 58 59 60 """" 61 62" mmm 53 64 65 66 67 68 69 DEAR ABBY: My daughter, who will soon turn 18, was a heavy child from the time she was 7 or 8. In the last nine months, she has tost 145 pounds! (She weighed 260, but now she weighs about 115.) She doesn't need to lose any more weight, but she wont stop. Ail she will eat is a half-cup of rice and a hatap of steamed broccoli once a day! She takes a daily prenatal vitamin (although she isn't pregnant). She stopped menstruating last fall. Her mood swings are so bad that she frequently bursts into tears. What are my legal rights in getting her professional help? What kind of help can I get her before she turns 18? AT MY WITS END DEAR WTTS END: Your daughter is a minor, so of course you have a right to seek help for her. After she turns 1 8, you should consult an attorney. Your daughter appears to suffer from anorexia nervosa, ft is urgent that she be evaluated by a doctor or therapist who specializes in eating disorders. Anorexia can be fatal so don't delay. You can obtain information and emotional support by contacting: The National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders Inc. ANAD has 400 chapters nationwide, and overseas services. For a free packet of information and referral to a therapist in your area, write to: ANAD, P.O. Box 7, Highland Park, III. 60035. Please include a long (business-size), self-addressed, stamped (55 cents) envelope. The organization's hotline is (708) 831-3438. DEAR ABBY: I own two beautiful boxer dogs. I named them Max and Shadow. A few weeks ago, I was walking my dogs when I noticed a man walking his rottweiler. I immediately crossed the street and shortened the leashes on both my dogs. At the moment we passed each other, this man's dog started to growl and bark at my dogs; then to my amazement, the man deliberately let his dog go. The dog jumped on Max and bit him severely on the chest How I got the two dogs separated, 111 never know, but the visit to the vet cost me $1 04. I Bm-Jfc J Abigail N VanBuren NPvO-w Do I have the right to ask the owner of the rottweiler to pay for Max's vet bill? And should I have called the police on that man for deliberately letting his dog go? My husband says "No" to calling the police. ELIZABETH N. IN TAMPA, FLA. DEAR ELIZABETH: I agree with your husband. You would have a difficult time proving that the owner of the rottweiler deliberately released his dog in order to attack your dog. However, the owner of the rottweiler should pay the vef s bill. DEAR ABBY: Just yesterday I buried my father. I feel so empty. If I never accomplish anything else in my life, I would like the world to know that, with a little practice, it's easy to say, "I love you." I realized during my dad's critical illness that sometimes it's very hard for people to say what's In their hearts. So I beg of you: Start today. Those three little words get easier every time you say them. A GRIEVING DAUGHTER, BETHEL PARK, PA DEAR DAUGHTER: My sympathy on the toss of your beloved father. Your letter carries an important message. Sometimes words that are the most difficult to say are the ones that the listener most needs to hear. Among the phrases that come to mind are: "I'm sorry," "I was wrong," and of course, "I love you." Send questions to Dear Abby, P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, Calif. 90069. For personal reply, please enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope. Abigail Van Buren is a syndicated columnist. -I .fflfflMiiwiEflm t By BOBBY WOLFF United Feature Syndicate ' The brighter you are, the more you have to learn." Don Herald Today's declarer was the club mathematician. He could recite most probability percentages accurately up to two decimal places. Unfortunately, that's as far as his talents took him. He was often oblivious to actual events. Observe him in action in today's heart game. West took his three high diamonds and switched to the dub jack. South won his ace, drew trumps and then played the ace and another spade, hoping to win a finesse against West Wesfs discard deflated South's balloon and the unavoidable spade loser sent the game one down. South played the spade suit in strict accordance with the probability tables. In theory, his best chance was to find the spade queen in the West hand. However, it would have cost South nothing to gather more information about the entire deal. After trumps were drawn, West was known to have started with six diamonds, three hearts and at least one club. To give himself an almost complete picture of Wesfs hand, all South had to do was cash dummy's club king and ruff a club. After West follows suit, he is limited to no more than one spade and the winning play NORTH 4.KJ85 VQ72 963 K54 4-24-A WEST 10 863 A K Q J 7 4 J 109 EAST AQ 7 6 4 3 5 4 10 Q87 32 SOUTH AA92 AKJ 109 852 AS Vulnerable: Both Dealer South The bidding: South West North East IV 2 2 V Pass 4 V Pass Pass Pass Opening lead Diamond king becomes clear. South leads a tow spade to dummy's king, dropping Wesfs 10, and the finesse against East's queen becomes a marked play. Send bridge questions to The Aces, P.O. Box 12363, Dallas, Texas 75225, with self-addressed stamped envelope for reply. By JOYCE JILLSON Creators Syndicate ARIES (March 21 -April 19). Enjoyable times are ahead, but you awaken well aware of the importance of financial solvency and then some yes, your dreams cost money, but with your ingenuity, you'll manage It. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Important meetings may not be well-attended don't be upset The spirit at work is strong, and you're a quiet but very key addition to the overall confidence of the team and family. GEMINI (May 21 -June 21). Even the most difficult decisions become easier in the next couple of days you're ready to shed old ways of doing things in order to make room for new rituals. Plan to improve your health habits, too! CANCER (June 22-July 22). Loving relationships should be emphasized during the next few days. The fun of getting lots of attention is balanced by the need to think and act independently because you have goals and ideas. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Sure, there's some pressure at home, and maybe you're seeing the financial picture through a gray cloud of discouragement but brighter, more confident days are just ahead!. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept 22). All that stuff you're worrying about is not so big a deal after you've shared confidences and a laugh with your best pal. Business luncheons are lucky so are appointments with professionals. LIBRA (Sept 23-Oct 23). Try for an attitude of compliance with those who are Interfering, but if they go too far, just stonewall them with your famous sweet, smiling silent treatment You'll come out on top. SCORPIO (Oct 24-Nov. 21). An extraordinary love relationship helps you understand the need for sharing some important secrets if s a time of romanticism vs. . logic, and you're genuinely confused for the time being. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). The needs of others come before your own. If s a safe bet that your schedule changes before the day is out you'll probably need to accommodate a child or lover, but this will bring you fun in the end. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). You have new pals, new ideas and tots of information to memorize. Work done at home will be the most creative, and your problem-solving ability comes out in do-it-yourself projects. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Maybe it isnt as important to make more money as it is to be thrifty and practical with what you have. Responsibilities for getting the bills paid come before shopping even for items that seem necessary. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Get in touch with your inner voice perhaps through dreams or through simply stopping to smell the roses. Are you ready to take a step up in your career? Get prepared if s coming. TheTennessean& Nashvi Present Ca'l 511 for daily horoscope updates. category 5 and listen for pnone bill. For more information the horoscopes prompt, call 242-5511. Dial 511, then enter category code for information. Complete details available every day in the A section. A guide of things to see and do The Tennessean lists events and meetings as space permits. The LMng section includes support groups on Mondays; classes on Tuesdays; meetings on Wednesdays; children's events, theater, special events and singles activities on Thursdays, and special events on Saturdays. A detailed list of a variety of activities appears in Friday's Weekend, and listings of fine arts, theater and music events appears Sundays in Showcase. Information should be submitted as early as possible in writing to The Tennessean, 1100 Broadway, Nashville 37203; fax 259-8057; e-mail livingtennessean.com. For your convenience, printed calendar forms are available in The Tennessean lobby, by writing the above address or by calling 259-8050. TELEVISION TAPINGS Music City Tonight: Tapes 5 p.m. today in the Nashville Network Studio at Oprytand. Reservations to attend the shows must be made by calling 889-6611. $6.50 (plus tax) cover charge for tickets. Scheduled today: Gary Chapman, Twila Paris, Kenny Chesney, Anita Bryant. SUPPORT GROUPS Al-AnonAlateen: Self-help fellowships for family and friends of alcoholics. Several meeting locations. Call 385-4404. Alive Alone: For persons experiencing loss of a spouse, meets 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesdays, Alive Hospice, 1718 Patterson St Free. Registration required. 327-1085. Cancer Support Group: Meets 7 p.m. Thursdays, Room 212, Brentwood United Methodist Church, 309 Franklin Road, Brentwood. Free. 373-3663. Cocaine Anonymous: Hotline number 747-LIVE (5483). Message gives schedule of area meetings and phone numbers of individuals willing to speak directly with caller. Co-Dependents of Greater Nashville Support: Several meeting locations. Call for times and dates. Call 661-0067. Community Self-Help Group: For cancer patients and family members, 7-8:30 p.m. every second and fourth Tuesday, Schrader Lane Church of Christ 1200 Schrader Acres Drive. 329-0950. Concerned Caregivers: For spouses of persons with Alzheimer's Disease, 1 1 :30 a.m.-1 p.m. every first Thursday; for adult children of persons with Alzheimer's Disease, 7-8:30 p.m. every fourth Thursday, Mental Health Association, Family Resource Center, 2401 Hillsboro Road, suite 301. Free. 269-5355. Courage for a New Day: Ongoing grief-recovery program including special seminars and support groups for people grieving after the death of a loved one. Free. 3834778. Divorce Adjustment Group: Meets 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Family & Children's Services, 907 Two Mile Pike, suite D-3, Goodlettsville. Sliding fee scale. 859-5815. Divorce Recovery Group: Meets 7 p.m. Wednesdays, First Christian Church, 4800 Franklin Road. 383-4026. Grief Recovery Support Group: Meets 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Jesse Holman Jones Hospital, 512 Hill St., Springfield. Free. 384-6323. Grief Support Group: Lecture series and support group meets 7:30 p.m. every first and third Thursday, Harpeth Hills Funeral Home, 9090 Hwy. 100. Free. 646-9292. Grief Support Group: Meets at 7 p.m. every fourth Thursday at Buckner's Dickson Funeral Home, 209 E. College St., Dickson. Free. 1-446-2313. HIVAIDS Support Groups: Groups for HIV-positive people, gay couples, straight couples and families, sponsored by Nashville CARES, 209 10th Ave. S. Suite 160. 1-800-8454266, 2594866. La Leche League: Support for women who are breast feeding, meets 10 am every first Friday, Brentwood Public Library, 5055 Maryland Way; 6:30 p.m. every fourth Thursday, Middle Tennessee Electric, 2156 Edward Curd Lane, Franklin. 794-3357. Less is More: Diabetes weight management support group, meets 10:30 a.m.-noon Wednesdays, Classroom C, Summit Medical Center, 5655 First Blvd., Hermitage. 316-3551. Loving Listeners Support Group: A bereavement group for seniors who grieve the toss of a loved one, meets 1 p.m. Mondays, library at J.B. Knowtes Senior Citizens Center, 1801 Broadway. 3274551. M.O.P.S.: Mothers of Preschoolers, meets 9:30 a.m.-noon every second and fourth Tuesday, Saint Bartholomew's Episcopal Church, 4800 Belmont Park Terrace. $2 mom and child. $1 each additional child. 2974321. Mothers' Support Group: Meets 10-11:30 a.m. every second and fourth Monday, Goodlettsville Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 226 S. Main St, Goodlettsville. Nursery provided. Programs: Easter craft March 27. 868-0889, 643-8747. Nashville Alliance for the Mentally III: Meets every second and fourth Tuesday, West End Church of Christ 3534 West End Ave. 3850938. Nashville Ostomy Association: Meets at 2 p.m. every last Sunday, Woodmont Christian Church, 3601 Hillsboro Road. 327-0991 or 832-3285. One-ln-Teen Support Group: For lesbian, gay and bisexual youth ages 14-22, meets at 6:15-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, at The Center for Lesbian and Gay Community Services, 703 Berry Road. 297-0008. Overeaters Anonymous: Meets 9 a.m. Saturdays, St. Edwards Church library, 188 Thompson Lane. 833-5402. Parkinson Support Group: Meets 7 p.m. every fourth Tuesday, Physicians Dining Room, Hendersonville Hospital, 355 New Shackle Island Road, Hendersonville. Free. 2644357. Parents Encouraging Parents: A support network for families of children with disabilities or chronic illnesses. Free. Call 340-5697 for information. Parents of Teens Support Group: Meets at 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Oasis Center, 1221 16th Ave. S. 3274455. Second Wind: Support group for chronic pulmonary disease sufferers, meets 11 a.m.-1 p.m. every fourth Thursday, lower level, Baptist Hospital Rehabilitation Center, Hayes Street between 20th and 21st Avenues N. Free but reservations required. 329-5022 Smokers Anonymous: Meets at 6 p.m. Thursdays at Blakemore United Methodist Church, 3601 West End Ave. Call Barbara 329-1835. Writers Workshop: A support group for women who like to write, meets 5:15-7:15 p.m. every second and fourth Wednesday, Cuninggim Women's Center, Vanderbilt University campus. 356-2381. GOSPEL MUSIC ASSOCIATION WEEK EVENTS (These events are open to the public) Late Night at the GMA TODAY Benson Music Group Showcase: Featuring Three Crosses and Nouveaux, 9:30 p.m., 328 Performance Hall, 328 Fourth Ave. S. 259-3288. Myrrh Records Showcase: Featuring Guardian, the Prayer Chain, The Throes and Graver Levy, 9:30 p.m., Ace of Clubs, 114 Second Ave. S. $5. Free to GMA registrants. 385-9673, ext 3240. Brentwood Music GroupRansom Records Showcase: Featuring country Christian acts, Seneca, Ken Holloway, and special guest host 9:30 p.m., Jackson Hall at Tennessee Performing Arts Center, 505 Deaderick St 741-7975. TOMORROW Diamante Music Group Showcase: Featuring Jon Gibson, Crystal Lewis, Hoi Poltoi and more, 9:30 p.m., Ace of Clubs, 114 2nd Ave. S. 254-2237. Rugged RecordsSalt, Inc. Showcase: Featuring Barren Cross, Bride, Rick Cua, Idle Cure and more, 9:30 p.m. 328 Performance Hall, 328 Fourth Ave. S. 259-3288. Building Bridges Showcase: Presented by Light Distribution, featuring GLAD, Bliss Bliss, and Allan and Allen, 9:30 p.m., The Cannery, 1 Cannery Row. 251-0979. Commissioner highlights growth 1 requirement, Fry said. "That's a difficult position because there are so many facets to the entertainment industry and the size of government isn't growing. And you don't have a lot of people to do that stuff with, so there are greater demands on those people," he said. Fortunately for Tennessee, the new film commissioner says her management philosophy is "inclusive and participatory. I believe in delegating and encouraging and supporting the people who work with me," she said. For instance, she touts staff member Gordon Caldwell's efforts to get a home page on the Internet for the film commission. Also, Blackburn said that if a major production chooses to film in Tennessee, she's eager to share the credit with whichever of the state's city film offices helped. Although she admits she's still learning details of Tennessee's massive entertainment industry, Blackburn discusses its potential with the zeal of an Amway dealer. Indeed, it's hard to tell where an interview ends and the Tennessee sales pitch begins. Talk to her for long and you'll be convinced you should move your entertainment company here, even if you dont have one. For those who take the bait and ask about Tennessee's growth opportunities, Blackburn is ready with a list of conditions like expanding markets here and abroad, the growth of the state's entertainment industry infrastructure, the lure of a business-friendly atmosphere, and details like the fact that 80 of the blues recordings produced in Memphis are sold in Europe. She has other plans and hopes, many of which pop up throughout a normal conversation. She'd love to lure a CD manufacturing plant to the corridor between Nashville and Memphis. She wants to commission a new economic impact study to update the one from 1989. This time she'd like to track capital investment, too. Blackburn plans for her office to coordinate some testimonial videos that can be sent to producers interested in shooting here. She wants a long-range marketing strategy; one new pitch to producers will be, "Tennessee: The Next-Best Place Just Got Better." She wants to tape a public service announcement to air in the state, telling the benefits that the r entertainment industry brings to Tennessee. The list goes on. Given Blackburn's relative lack of experience with the Hollywood film and TV system, there was grumbling months ago that, as with Blackburn's predecessor Dancy Jones, the state was appointing a relative novice to the post However, Blackburn has earned generally high marks from industry insiders so far. In fact, there's already worry that she may be a great film commissioner who leaves in a year or so to run for political office agaia Blackburn downplays the idea Still, she never says never. "I've made my commitment to be the best representative that I can be for this industry as long as the governor wants me," she said in a measured response punctuated with a smile. Blackburn's enthusiasm for the position is unmistakable. With Last Dance having just left town, she and her staff were just recovering from weeks of late-late-night shoots and non-stop logistics crises. She was asked if she's happy to have a respite. "I hope we never settle down," Blackburn said. "I hope we keep running. I still believe this is the best job in state government" YWCA benefit's success no mystery tery is supposed to be set in Havana, black tie or 1940s' Havana chic. Most people went for black tie, although there were a few Carmen Mirandas there, like Meryl Truett and Jo Buckley. Triumphs: The party was huge, 580 reservations. Sold out We heard they made $95,000 by the beginning of the evening, so that figure doesn't account for the silent auction, which was great Unfortunately, people didn't pay enough attention to it because it was tucked out of the way so auction items didn't go for as much as they should have. Glitches: There was no need to serve five courses. We loved the crab cakes and hated the soup course. Orkesta Mondo Pinguis is great to listen to, but terrible for dancing. It's impossible to shag to Latin music. Noted: Chuck Blackburn does the mystery every year, a series of questions whose answers are unscrambled to form a sentence. People correctly guessing the mystery handed in their names and one was drawn for a trip to Miami. Jill and Lee Denmark of Franklin were the winners. Carolyne Hadden is the prettiest six-months-pregnant woman we've seen in a while. Angelo Valenti hit a hole in one at Richland Country! Club. Quoted: "Now that I'm CEO of Shoney's, I've gotten so much grief," said Stephen Linn, who is not the new CEO of Shoney's. That guy is Lynn. That doesn't mean Stephen Linn has-nt gotten calls wanting to know what he plans to do about the salad bar. In the Crowd: Tracy and Bill Trigleth, Paulette and Kip Gayden, Dana and Mary Huston McClendon, Andrea and Buster Wolfe, Tom and Julie Hanes, Lynn and Jeff Kehler, Ruth Graves, Kala and Donald MacLeod, Mary Pagan and Don Light, Bell Lowe and Jim Fussell, Michelle Jernigan and Clayton McWhorter, John Carnes and Diana Bugg, Tamara Williams and Rob Voss, Leta Cook and Bill Heim, Jackie Bell and Michael Wagner, Lisa Dube and Tommy Smithson, Nancy Hargis, Cindee and Michael Gold, Marty and Ronald Ligon, LaQuela and Roger Barnett, Cathy Souder and Sam league, Sheliah Wall and James Powers, Janice Elliott and Barry Smith, Sarah and Gary Webb, Mary and John Doak, Jan and Ed Barbieri, Shelly and Randy Tucker, Sylvia and Bob Elman, Lydia and George Armistead, Mary Margaret Hardaway and Bo Boaz, Lisa Daniel and Don Rollins, Dean Albright and Dave Mullendore, Erin Bishop and Kamel Daouk, Debbie Phelan and David Zimmerman, Phyllis and Ben Alper, Tish Schermerhorn, Virginia and Stan Kweller, Patsy and Royce Cannon, Sandi Griffith and Brent Teveit, Lynn and Scott Sohr, Cynthia and Elliott Himmelfarb, Martha and Jim Bradshaw, Jean and Bill Davis, Tabbie and Steve Hauser, Paulette Cole and Joe Arnold, Sandra and Larry Lipman, Katherine MaGill and Phil Lowe Jr., Deb and Kevin McDermott, LaRawn Scaife, Leigh Carter, Ronnie , Logan, Sandra James, Larry Loudermilk, Ginger Sweeney, Ken Oglesby, Wally Kemp, Rachel Riley, Debbie and Jeff Combos, Polli Yount and Charlie Fox, Lorraine and Craig Ferrell, Kathleen and Eddie Pearson, Ellen and Jim Simpson, Renee .Vaughn and Jim- Lattimore, Lou Ann and Gary Brown, Angela and Battle Bagley, Debbie and Jeff Dean, Jean and Bill Davis, Sherytha and Cecil Scaife, Lucie and Lucius Carroll, Denise Cummins and Randy Rayburn, Robinson and Doug Regen, Terrie and Joel Hill, Jeff Lynch, Day Vincent, Mark Sullivan of Chicago, Roxanne Coats, Brenda and David Hall, Marilyn and Calvin Lehew, Ed and Camille Underwood, Penny and Aubrey Preston, Becky and Jim Short and Becky and Bill Barkley. Prettiest Table: Lucy and Fred Nance, .Paulette Cole and Joe Arnold, Debbie and Houston White, Dana and Barry Goodman and Cathlin and Kevin . Vinett. Most Medical Table: Heather and Mike Argo, Becky and Tom Bartsokas, Joy and Greg Cook, Joel and Frieda Locke and Enrique and Sandy Arevalos. r,

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