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THE BAYTOWN SUN Sunday, May 8, 1983 'Dynasty' Earns ABC Top Spot LOS ANGELES (AP) — The season's last episode of ABC's -'Dynasty" left stars Krystle and Alexis in clanger, but their misfortune was good news for the net- '\vork in the television ratings. ; The prime-time soap opera was ,the top-rated show for the week lending April 24, helping give ABC another network victory in the iA.C. Nielsen Co. ratings. " "Dynasty," which focuses on ,'the troubles of Denver oil baron 'Blake Carrington and his family, ;'had a rating of 27.7, far above the •22.5 rating of CBS' second-place " Astro-Graph . ' J.R. Ewing and his family had "the week off, since CBS' : "Dallas," which is "Dynasty's" "arch-rival as most popular prime:time soap opera, was pre-empted ;last week. "Dynasty" ended its third year .'with a cllffhanger that left Krystle Carrington and Alexis Carr- 'ington trapped in a burning cabin. Linda Evans stars as Krystle, '.Blake Carrlngton's wife, and ; Joan Collins is Alexis, his trouble- Baking former wife. • ABC won the week with a rating -of 16.0. The networks say this -means that in an average prime- time minute 16.0 percent of homes with television were tuned to :ABC. CBS was second with 14.9 ; and NBC was third with 13.6. ; Viewership at both ABC and •CBS was down from the previous • week which was the final week of • the ratings season. ' The networks split the Top 10: • CBS had four shows and ABC and ". NBC had three each. : NBC's new hit, "The A-Team," ; achieved its highest rank of its •season with third place. The • action-adventure series was the " only new show to end the season : in the Top 10. ~ Fourth place went to CBS' : "Magnum, P.I.,", and CBS' "The rJeffersons" was fifth. CBS' "60 ' Minutes" was sixth, Bob Hope's • special on NBC was seventh, " ABC's "Fantasy Island" and t "The Love Boat" tied for eighth, ' and NBC's "The Facts of Life" I was tenth. ; Here are the Top 10: "Dynas; ty," 27.3 rating or 22.7 million • households, ABC; "Alice," 22.5 or '. 18.7 million, CBS; "The A• Team," 22.3 or 18.5 million, NBC; ""Magnum, P. I.," 21.9 or IB. 2 million, CBS; "The Jeffersons," 21.6 or 17.9 million, CBS; "60 ^Minutes," 21.1 or 17.5 million, CBS; "Bob Hope: Who Makes the World Laugh," 20.9 or 17.4 . million, NBC; "Fantasy Island" and "The Love Boat," 20.7 or 17.2 million, tied, both ABC; "Facts of Life," 19.9 or 16.5 million, NBC. Here are the next 10: "Ryan's Four," 19.5 or 16.2 million, ABC; "Simon & Simon," 19.4 or 16.1 million, CBS; "Goodnight, Beantown," 19.2 or 15.99 million, CBS; CBS' "Trapper John, M.D." and ABC's "The Fall Guy," 19.1 or 15.91 million, tied; "Three's Company," 18.9 or 15.7 million, ABC; "Newhart," 18.3 or 15.2 million, CBS; "That's Incredible," 18.2 or 15.1 million, ABC; "Remington Steele." 17.9 or 14.9 million, NBC; "Hart to Hart," 17.8 or 14.8 million, ABC. Here are the five lowest-rated shows: "Square Pegs," CBS; CBS Saturday Night Movie, "Matilda," CBS; "Sawyer & Finn," NBC; NBC News Report, "Banking on the Brink," NBC; CBS News Report, "Nuclear Arms Debate," CBS. Rick Nelson's Daughter Is On Television Show By DICK KLEINER NEA Correspondent DEAR DICK: My sister and I bet a can of tennis balls on this one. Is Tracy Nelson — Jennifer on "Square Pegs" — the daughter of Rick Nelson? Also, who is the girl who played LaDonna on that same show? J.B.F., Kalamazoo, Mich. Yes, Tracy is Rick's daughter. LaDonna is played by an actress named Claudette Wells. DEAR DICK: Please name the singer and song th,at closed "The Executioner's Song" movie. K.G., Ventura, Calif. That was Wayion -Jennings and "Defying Gravity." DEAR DICK: On the soap opera "Days of Our Lives," there is a fellow named Chris, played by Josh Taylor. Is he a son or brother of the movie star Rod Taylor? J.C., Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Those are unrelated Taylors. Bernice Bede Osol cfour ^Birthday M*y 8,1083 You may become involved In a rather unusual Joint venture this coming year which caters to a unique public need. An Ingenious associate will provide the concept. TAURUS (April 20-Miy 20) Someone who has your best Interests at heart Is In a position to do more for you today than you can do for yourself. He's been lucky for you previously. Taurus predictions for the year ahead are now ready. Romance, career, tuck, earnings, travel and much more are discussed. Send S1 to Astro- Graph, Box 489, Radio City Station, M.Y. 10019, Be sure to state your zodiac sign. Send an additional $2 for the NEW Astro-Graph Matchmaker wheel and booklet. Reveals romantic combinations and compatibilities for all signs. GEMINI (May 21-Jun* 20) You'll conduct yourself well today In the presence of others. Two persons you've recently met will seek a closer association. CANCER (June 21-July 22) Conditions are both unusual and favorable today where your work or career is concerned. Be ready to capitalize on new opportunities. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) Try to get together socially today with one who shares a Important mutual Interest. His fresh ideas coutd Inspire you to 'new heights.' ' VIRGO (Aug. 23-8»pl. 22) If a joint venture Is moving In the right direction, subdue temptations to tamper with It today. You'll be luckier letting it run Its course. LIBRA (8«pt. 23-Ocl. 23) "Warm" and "amiable" are the words which best describe you today. The Impression you make on associates will be favorable and lasting. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) Your possibilities for personal accumulation are very promising today. You may be able to add to your resources through indirect happenings. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-D«C. 21) You are capable of handling situations of considerable size and scope today. Don't fritter your time away on small ventures which count for little. CAPRICORN (D*c. 22-Jan. 19) You're likely to pursue a secret ambition today, and It's a pity others won't know what you're up to. Your methods for achieving your goals will be ingenious. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) Something about which you are hopeful is not an Idle pipe dream. PISCES (Fab. 20-M»rch 20) Your luckiest areas today are those which relate to your career or finances. ARIES (March 21-April 19) You may be in (or some pleasant surprises today. Spur-ol- the-moment developments could turn a dull day into a fun one. Bridge NORTH 5-07-83 + J 10932 V 10953 2 + Q32 WEST EAST + K86 4754 »Q82 »S76543 +987 +654 SOUTH + AQ VAK J « A KJ 10 + AK J 10 Vulnerable: Both Dealer: South West North East Pass Pass 6 NT Pass South 5 NT Pass Opening lead: +9 By Oswald Jaeoby and James Jaeoby Paul Lukas is undoubtedly the world's leading composer of single dummy bridge problems. In this type of problem you must try to find either a certainty against any combination of adverse cards or the play most likely to succeed if "a sure thing play is not available. We have given many of his problems from the Bridge World magazine in this column. Here is one of his first and a real bit of bridge whimsv. We have filled in the East- West hands, but they really make no difference. South has a sure thing play. South wins the club and must play his queen of spades. If West takes his king. South can claim with four spades, two hearts, two diamonds and four clubs so West must duck. Now South leads his jack of hearts. Again West can't afford to take. South will have 10 top tricks at his disposal so West ducks again. Now South simply goes after diamonds to come away with two spades, three hearts, three diamonds and four clubs. Pure whimsy, but a delightful problem. (NEWSPAPER ENTERPRISE ASSN.) Crossword Puzzle ACROSS 1 Astronomical object 7 Drinks 13 Bearlike 14 Baseball official 13 Meeting program 16 Key 17 Cheers 16 Field 20 Take in sail 21 Master of ceremonies 23 Lush 27 Tidal wave 32 Excessive 33 Potto 34 Product of Pittsburgh 35 Plump 36 Truckler to rich (pi.) 39 Injured with horns 40 Dingy 42 Iridescent gem 47 Shaped like an egg 51 Healed discourse 53 Capital of Canada 55"The Cometh' 56 Tacked 57 Oil plant 58 Intemperance DOWN 1 Pier 2 Force onward 3 On a cruise 4 Mortal . Answer to Previous Puzzle 5 Connective 6 Domain 7 Says exactly 8 Baseball official (abbr.) 9 Copycat 10 Very good 11 At liberty 12 Feudal servant 19 Eight (prefix) 2 1 Eye covering 46 Oas Vaterland 22 Tribute (abbr.) 23 Merely 24 Biblical preposition 25 Brainstorm 26 Gave signal 28 Babylonian deify 29 American (abbr.) 30 Clio 31 Made mad 37 City in Oregon 38 Compass point 4 1 Danish coin 42 American patriot I'LL 6IVE V0U A HALT*-HOUR TO TURN OVER ALL YOUR. NUCLEAR WEAPONS. THERE'* NOT MUCH TIMB. GENTLEMEN!. WAIT; 000; TELL ME- WHERE DO VOU KNOW ME FROM? HE POtSNT KNOW ME.,. I SWEAR'. WB SHOULPN'T ALLOW OUR5BLVE* TO BE SIPETKACKEP. IF WE'RE 60INGr050LVlrTHI5, WE'VE SOT TO WORK TOGETHER. THAT* RI0HT, MK.PRESIDBNT. I SAID, IT'S A GREAT PAY YEP! TH' BARGE IS JUST ABOUT FINISHED, AN' TH' OTHER PROJECTS ARE MOVIN' RIGHT ALONG! IT'S AUTHORIZATION T'DOUBLE EVERYONE'S TAXES... WE'VE RUN INT SOME COST OVERRUNS IS EVERYTHING ON SCHEDULE, OOP? 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