The Kansas City Star from Kansas City, Missouri on December 4, 1998 · 71
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The Kansas City Star from Kansas City, Missouri · 71

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Friday December 4 1998 fyi THE KANSAS CITY STAR F 9 ACROSS 1 PU) leader 7 Sleeper spy II Commercial pieces 14 Deep gorge 15 Cain's brother 16 Make up facts 17 Choo-choo of song 19 Ballplayer Dykstra 20 Treadmill examination 22 Parody 27 That guy 's 28 Woods on the golf course 29 Enticement 31 Splendidly 32 Itchy rash producer 36 Recognize 37 Pay a call 38 Chase away 42 Predicting 44 Strut nonchalantly 48 More pricey 49 Forest units 50 Leno or North 53 Tubby plus 54 Perennial shrubs 57 Research rm 58 Item on an eyeball 64 Lemon drink 65 Choir voice 66 Audience dividers 67 Gollyl 68 Backside 69 Carcasses DOWN 1 Javelin's flight path 2 Collegiate cheer 3 “Mogambo" star Gardner 4 Equip 5 Picnic raider 6 Pekoe and darjeeling 7 New Zealand Polynesian 8 Slender woodwinds 9 Table supports 10 Stretchy 11 Assert without proof 12 Locomotive 13 Lookout 18 Final degree 21 Malleable metal 22 Gullible dupes 23 Drop heavily 24 Hodgepodge 25 Force out 26 Partner of to 30 Messenger 31 Destined 33 Knight 's title 34 Operate 35 Sch near Harvard 38 Granite block 39 Employ 40 Change for a five 41 Fairy-tale monster 42 Dragster eg 43 August sign 44 Holden Film 45 Roofed passageway 46 Navy worker 47 Biddy 50 Coup group 51 “The Maltese Falcon” co-star 52 Affirmative vote 55 Perforation 56 Healing sign 59 Yucatan uncle 60 Leary's drug 61 Actor Wallach 62 Bom in Bordeaux 63 Draft letters Thursday's Puzzle solved: 12498 Crossword Clue Line Call the TW-bune Crossword Answer line at (900) 903-9998 on a touch-tone or rotary phone for answers to today’s puzzle You will be charged 95 cents a minute for the calls © Tribune Media Services Inc 12498 All rights reserved BRIDGE North KQJ7 ¥6 K J 1087 K52 West East 32 VAKJ74 953 AQ9 A4 ¥Q 10953 42 10764 South 109865 ¥82 AQ6 J 8 3 West North East South IV Dbl 3 V 3 Pass 4 4 All pass Vulnerable: North-South Dealer West Opening lead: Heqrt king By BOBBY WOLFF O 199B United Feature Syndicate One of the maria of a champion is his judgment in making difficult bidding decisions Put yourself in West’s chair and examine the bidding Would you sacrifice at five hearts or would you elect to defend against Souths spade game? Against vulnerable opponents West finds the sacrifice tempting since East’s jump to three hearts promises length in hearts some distribution and little defease However sacrifices do not come cheaply And whatever the penalty the opponents remain vulnerable and therefore favorites to win the rubber When Dr John Fisher held West ’s cards he opted to defend against the vulnerable game If you agree with Dr Fisher’s decision how would you defend after your heart king cashes and partner plays a noncommittal five? Dr Fisher realized that whatever tricks his side could win in trumps or diamonds could not disappear What could go away on dummy’s diamonds was a trick in clubs Obviously a dub shift was vital at trick two but which dub to lead? Dr Fisher chose the club queen! Dummy’s king would win a club trick whidiever dub he led so why not concede it early rather than late? This confident shift destroyed Souths game Dummy's king won but when East won his trump ace his dub return trapjted South’s jack and South suffered a one-trick seL Note that leading the ace and another dub at tricks two and three won’t do South’s only option is to finesse to his jack and instead of one down he scores 10 tricks FRIJOLES (free-HO-leez) In Southwestern US WORD beans grown for food Average mark 24 words Tune i i u r limit 45 minutes Can you find 43 or more words in FRIJOLES? The list will be published Saturday THURSDAY’S WORD FORFEIT Unscramble these tour Jumbles one letter to each square to form four ordinary words THAT SCRAMBLED WORD QAME by Henri Arnold and MH WHAT SAILORS LIKE TO PO WHEN THEY'RE IN PORT Now arrange the circled letters to lorm the surprise answer as suggested by the above cartoon Answer Pfl V Y Y Y Y Y Y 1 LA J LAA A A A A A A Yesterday's (Answers tomorrow) Jumbles: GUMMY KHAKI BANISH SKEWER Answer What the school coach gave the pole vaulter — ‘HIGH- MARKS 12-4 96 KzUONHili HA JONHIN8 L ASICIS AldVaa 82881!) S3HSVW S aiua Aaaauo avamu aan hsvn hbv i wvia h w i 8HJA8NV Tig in the City ’ brings the roof down on moviegoers The “Babe” watching at AMC's BarryWoods 24 got a little hairy Sunday “The ceiling fell in on us Literally ” says “Pig in the City" watcher Martha Adams of Kansas City “There's this part of the movie where balloons are falling and I heard this cracking noise and I thought Cool! They have balloons coming Babe down ’ Then the big ceiling tiles cracked and fell and all that insulation-foam stuff fell on the patrons in the movie “Aceilingtile hit my 5-year-old daughter So when the dust cleared we were all dumbfounded HEARNE CHRISTOPHER JR and some lady walked in and said ‘Everything's OK Yeah yeah yeah The managers are out front Talk to them' " Dusty patrons received refunds and a free movie pass from AMC Adams says AMC spokeswoman Brenda Nolte says no one was injured in the year-old theater which remains closed pending repairs What went wrong? Insulation debris and dust were the culprits Nolte says ” We re in the process of cleaning it up It should be open by this weekend" How bad was it? “ When I stood up and looked at the seat in front of me there was 4 to 6 inches of stuff on it ” Adams says “And it was real hazy ” Pasture update Another week of Mancowless mornings on theX 1073 FM “Nothing has changed" says X general manager James MacFar-lane Mancow a KC native and syndicated shockster based in Chicago was suspended Nov 20 reportedly for airing an unauthorized recording of rival radio bad boy Randy Miller 's producer The talk of litigation between the Cow and theX? Two performances: Saturday December 5 2:30 p m or Sunday December 6 e 7:00 p m Join us also on Dec 13 8:30 ajn tor “Artec Shine” A Contemporary Worship Musical Visit Kansas City’s most charming neighborhoods “There is no litigation" says Mancow who doesn’t expect to return to the station “But it is breach of contract" MacFarlane’s take: “I'm not going to make a comment on whether he thinks it’s breach or not” We’ve heard No news is no news That seems to be the case in meteorologist Bryan Busby's bid to cast for ABC ’s “Good Morning America " “It’s been so far from my think ing" says Busby of Channel 9 “I ’m thinking Kansas City and not trying to think about it “I don’t know what they're going to do Ido know what I ’m going to do which is go to work at Channel 9 every day” “The talk-radio crowd” KMBZ sports talk host Don Fortune and some callers took umbrage at Chiefs honcho Carl Peterson s ap parent slight of the talk-radio crowd in Smokin’ Joe Posnanski s column Tuesday in The Star “I’m surprised this came from (Peterson)’’ Fortune told listeners “ ’cause he's part of the talk-radio crowd He’s got his own talk radio show” And I've got my own tip line Help yourself at (816) 234-4441 or send e-rrrnil to hchristopherkcstarcom ITS NOT ABOI T BEING PERFECT IT'S NOT ABOI T CHANGING WHO YOU RE ITS JUST A BO I T f) ? ! 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