The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on December 9, 1976 · Page 40
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 40

West Palm Beach, Florida
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Thursday, December 9, 1976
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18-Palm Beach Poat, Thursday, December 9, 1976 HOROSCOPE ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Strive to have better accord with associates. A new proposition that comes up could lead to greater success in the future. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Put both hunches and good judgment to work and you can handle daily routines more efficiently. Make changes that are needed. GEMINI (May 21 to June 21) Handling monetary affairs well today can do much to increase your present abundance. Plan on a little social fun tonight. MOON CHILDREN (June 22 to July 21) Plan how to attain your personal desires and become a more successful person. Show others that you can be trusted. LEO (July 22 to Aug. 21) Consult a business expert for advice you need. Plan the future well with your mate. Budget your money more intelligently. VIRGO (Aug. 22 to Sept. 22) Good day to spend time with close ties and to follow advice given you. Later enjoy amusements that appeal to you. Be cheerful. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) Plan time for improving your position as a citizen and get better results in the future with everyone. Become a more dynamic person. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) Find another outlet to express your talents for greater success. Contact interesting individuals who can help enrich your life. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) Analyze your position with others, in business and personal life and know exactly where you stand with them. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 20) Make long-range plans for the future with associates. Show more affection for the one you love. Relax at home tonight. AQUARIUS (Jan. 21 to Feb. 19) Plan your time well so that you can accomplish a great deal today. Be sure to improve your diet and gain better health. PISCES (Feb. 20 to March 20) More affection shown your mate now is wise. Don't neglect to pay important bills. Sidestep one who is not loyal to you. SAGITTARIUS CARROLL RIGHTER' HERMAN BLONDIE WIZARD OF ID I r 1 ACCIDENTALLY (OH. 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J HAVE BEEN" i XXV. r U ' M fl W Jllll I X 1 I im .1 T k-V Two-Way Street 16 Motor coach 20 Den 21 Strikebreaker 22 Outstanding 23 Six points in football DOWN 1 Exclamation 2 Kind of maniac 3 Part of a salutation 4 14-line poem 36 Culture medium 37 Father of David 38 Kind of wolf 41 Atmosphere 42 Hautboy 43 Found in a gym 48 Recount 49 Sooner than 50 Silkworm 51 Letters 52 Prefix for count or 5 Emerald Isle 24 Bet 6 Thorny tree 26 Compensa- 7 Housed ted CATFISH fagggrM foes a bit oh w heaw sice. . ) 1 YER IN LOCK, UEOTBiAfOTAH ASKED A PURDy gftLTAQDME ) wnats y 1 f5HE TA CORTaBLE AM1 TALK WITH VA soldiers 8 Grinding teeth 9 Economist Smith 10 Small monkey 11 War god connect 53 Carried away ACROSS 1 "Good Queen " 5 Recede 8 Peruvian fertility goddess 12 Exchange premium 13 Biblical name 14 Sweet scent 15 Large bird 17 Ocean route 18 Father of Joshua 19 Relatives of camels 21 Wise men 24 - thin 25 Ducklike bird 26 Regensburg, once 30 Collection of sayings 31 French painter 32 Spanish gold 33 Roared 35 Small pockets 23 mln. Avg. solution time: MER GMAIQ iph PTE R EJLIY, NCN 27 Jeers 28 Spheres 29 A for news 31 Opera-house box 34 Marks with a name 35 Author of "So Big" 37 Derrick boom 38 Kind of bag 39 Wild goat 40 Taupe 41 City in Iowa 44 Biblical name 45 of Good Feeling 46 Kind of service 47 Coin of I-atvia ANTE ONDORBCAN'nw E D E.KD I c CZ3 : th dealer. itlt-Soulh vulnerable. NORTH A K 4 K Q3 K J 10 8 7 4 2 r-'sr east 9 3 2 - 10 9 7 6 5 2 g 7 6 2 ' 4 3 K9G53 4AJ108 SOUTH AQJ1085 V A J 8 4 A95 I'm1 bilding: i Ttli Fast South West i NT 1' 3 Pass ' Pass 6 t V Jng load ten of hearts. Fv yme orcasionally runs , 1 1 o the vexing problem of ,', ;i"-sing a two-way finesse for a losing queen. As a typical ilii'ir.ition, let's consider .' nidi's problem in this deal, Ii''-i all be has to do to make he slain is g".ess the location of JiP qniHn of diamonds. West lends the ten of hearts, vi.n in dummy with the queen, declarer commences his ,nlventure by playing three oiinds of trumps and three inre rounds of hearts. M,) v rotnes the moment of ivth when South must decide Toraoorrow whether East or West is more likely to have the queen of diamonds. If South finesses in the right direction, he is sure of making six, and may even make seven. But if he finesses in the wrong direction, he is sure to go down, losing a diamond and a club. South cannot feel certain of making the slam, but he should play West for the queen of diamonds. In the course of winning the first seven tricks, South learns that West started with two spades and two hearts, whereas East started with three spades and four hearts. West was therefore originally dealt nine unknown cards that might have included the queen of diamonds, while East was dealt only six unknown cards that might have included the queen. It follows logically that West is more likely to have been dealt the queen than East, and declarer should therefore choose the percentage play of finessing through West. In line with this, South should lead the ace of diamonds at trick eight, unblocking the ten from dummy, and continue with the nine, letting it ride. When thejiine wins, South repeats the finesse and winds up making all the tricks as a result of having chosen the proper percentage play. Bidding quiz. S'T;APIlN'OB I F MAN, BARfcUT'v ArTlA v'f, C'O'MPjC) s'e'dUpr'aV T E;A'KIO,D AflT O'M'E E L!S'E8A'GER'i iN: 'p:e.rUe'y'eUrete Answer to yesterday's STEVE CANYON f you reaA rwiNsTocjiacJHTcn&l wins tank" nepfKjiicmaTejib K mp nycKosafi kMonka T N. ( THE RU55IAN FlAP5.' HOUOro i SELECTOR, poM padOTbl -WHICH MEANS '5TACTER PuTTON' 0, I TK5ER, I'LL N LA5EL .' J THT3 J SWITCH' Mfc --WHICH, IF YOU CO NOT HIT IT 9 I name the , . ' fv N, rm flvTTTV soon ve'll nospejHMe.' hagaOHLh 5wIoi5M?R CHECK A A LIVELIER... j ; j i 111111111, i i y 1 1 1 A it? a 9 10 " mm, 1 5 16 ,1 "ii"5 m 111 2S WiZ( n 2a 19 -.M , J.. I .. - "- AA. . Tvrtr sss i S4rt ztKtyr WW -rrr KUm "Ml m! I I V CRYPTOQUIK Yesterday's Cryptoquip THE SWIRLING SNOWFALL FASHIONED HIGH DRIFTS. Today's Cryptoquip clue: LequalsA ULJCDRU IVLDIVC SJVD DSMRV U I.J IMC Little Girls Aren't as Angelic as I Thought 1 lliete was little doubt in my mind that vlu n 1 ran the column saying the rearing of buys speeded up a mother's aging cycle I ister than girls, I'd get response. Oh boy, did I get response. Here are two letters that render the de-bale a standoff. "After giving birth to three boys, I finally p it a girl on my fourth try. At first, she did the sweet little things I longed to see. Mi1 played coy, put her hands to her face v .! n she laughed, and batted her eyes like Miss Congeniality. ' ihen she turned 14 months and she slun k like Hurricane Stacy. When she discovered she could no longer sail down the favorite outfit for four months. How do you ignore a long dress with a ripped ruffle, holes in the elbow and a Burger King crown? How would you handle it if you were in the supermarket and the loudspeaker announced, 'ATTENTION SHOPPERS. We have a small child in Produce wearing a long pink dress with a gauze apron, glittery shoes and a Burger King crown'? Our third child was born recently. Another girl. I told the orderly to pass maternity and go straight to geriatrics. I rest my case which is the only rest I've had in six years." Truce. The other challenge came from a woman who said, "You don't know what you're talking about. With boys you always know where you stand. You yell upstairs, 'What's all that thumping about?' and you get an honest reply, 'Joey threw the cat down the clothes chute. It was cool.' "When my daughter is upstairs playing Barbie, I yell, 'What are you girls doing?' She answers sweetly, 'Nothing.' "I have to find out for myself that they're making cookies out of my new bath powder and a $12.50 jar of moisturizer. "Her pediatrician advised me to 'not notice' when she insisted on wearing her banister and make my hair stand on end, she turned to streaking. I'd dress her ever so sweetly and go do the breakfast dishes. Before one glass was washed, she'd strip, unlock the door, and start cruising the neighborhood. One day, the dry cleaner made a delivery and said, 'My goodness, I hardly recognized Stacy with her clothes on." "As she got older, she opened her brother's head with a bottle opener for 'taking her dolls' and called the school principal Baretta. "I am pregnant again. I sleep with a football under my pillow each night." Erma Bombeck J

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