The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas on April 24, 1986 · Page 6
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April 24, 1986

The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas · Page 6

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6-A THE BAYTOWN SUN Thursday, April 24, 1986 Bridge CAPTAIN EASY «b» Crook* * C»Mtt> I PON'T WANNA 5AV ANVTHIW&. I KNOW OUR COMPANY D6*IGNEP THI5 CRAFT, »UT... Crossword Puzzle ACROSS 1 Computer term 5 Getting up 12 Local 13 Alpine country 14 Egg parts 15 Upper-limb support 16 Unaroused 18 Ibsen character 19 Superlative suffix 20 Short for Solomon 22 Dry dishes 26 Eskers 28 Gabriel, for one 29 Scouting organization (abbr.) 32 False name 34 Bird of prey 35 Veneration 36 Apronlike garment 37 Royal Scottish Academy (abbr.) 38 Fabric measures 40 Craving 42 Flaky storm 43 Of age (Lat., abbr.) 44 Exclamation 47 Highway curve 49 Provoke G2 Sports figure 56 Small engine 57 Contagious disease 58 Amid 59 Ocellus 60 Sensible 7 Beliefs 8 Spread 9 Indignation 10 Norse goblin 11 Channel 12 Brahman title 17 Religious poem 21 Golden bird 23 Composer Stravinsky 24 Church seats 25 Singer Fitzgerald 27 Back talk (si.) 28 Requests 29 Inlets 30 Long-necked bird 31 Air (comb, form) 33 Piercing 39 Resides 41 City in Washington 43 Houston ballplayer Answer to Previous Puzzle NORTH OAJ92 T6 5 3 » AK108 54 EAST 41083 *874 2 * J7 32 474 4-S4-M WEST *Q6 5 »QJ 109 4>6 *A 9 65 3 • Q9 + KQJ 1082 Vulnerable: North-South Dealer: South SOUTH *K74 West North East Pass Pass Pass 1 • 6 NT Pass Pass South 1* 3 NT Pass Opening lead: V Q WE'RE 60NMA FWP Ot|T THERE'* PUSNTV OF ROOM IM THCRE. frHOULP'VC *etW HOW CRAMff P THfV WERE IN TH6 OtP PAV&. THi£ KEALtV ENOUGH FOR THREE PEOPLE? ALLEY OOP "by Dave Graue HEY IT ISN'T "\ BECAUSE I THINK FUKWY.MELBA! WE'VE JUST SEEM W...WHAT JUST RELAX KOOGIE \YOUHEARD HAPPENED...? AND TAXE SET THESE I HER! EVERY- ITEASY , v PBOPUE WE'LL TAKE \ CXITOF CARE OF YOU!? HERE; WHY ARE \tXJy HANPED A TICKET LAUGHIM'? TO THE GOOD LIFE,' BODYOLIT! AN' I MEW4 NOW! WHO..AM I? I...I CAN'T REMEMBER! 45 Discover suddenly (2 wds.) 46 Make reparation 48 Leak out 50 December holiday (abbr.) 51 Unit of work 52 Air hero 53 Poetic possessive 54 Garden implement 55 Consume DOWN 1 Oatmeal 2 Cries 3 Become fond of (2 wds.) 4 Otherwise 5 Auto club (abbr.) 6 Pastoral 52 57 59 53 54 1 55 1 (c)!986 by NEA. Inc Taking precautions By James Jacoby The sudden leap to six no-trump by North was a bit tempestuous. It would not have been at all remarkable for South to have a solid club suit and a heart stopper consisting of the Q-J, for example, in which event the contract might be immediately set. But declarer's actual hand presented quite a good play for 12 tricks at no-trump. Unfortunately South botched the play. See if you would have done the same. Declarer won the heart king and played the club king, ducked all around as dummy shed a heart. Another high club next, also ducked, as declarer let another heart go in dummy. Now the third club was taken by the ace, and wouldn't you, just like declarer, play dummy's low spade? With East showing out now in clubs, declarer has to go after diamonds and, ugly to behold, East has four to the jack. Of course the spades do behave, but it is too late to go back and retain the fourth spade in dummy, and so most probably you, like today's declarer, are set a trick. What's the answer? Before going after the club suit, declarer should play dummy's diamond king and then the queen in his hand. If diamonds split, there will never be any problem. If not, declarer will know to keep all four spades in dummy just in case the club suit also is going to divide badly. Since the clubs do break badly, that little bit of foresight pays a handsome dividend. After bad luck in botlt minor suits, it seems fair that spades split 3-3 with the queen located favorably. And finally, that's enough to make the slam. *19M NEWSPAPER ENTERPRISE ASSN. Astrograph Bernice Bede Osol ^Birthday April 25, 1986 You will be extremely lucky in the year ahead in ventures or enterprises that are artistic or glamorous. Find outlets for your creative skills. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) Two special people will play important roles in your affairs today. One will prove quite helpful; the other might cause you complications. Know where to look for romance and you'll find it. The Astro-Graph Matchmaker set instantly reveals which signs are romantically perfect for you. Mail S2 to Matchmaker, c/o this newspaper, Box 1846, Cincinnati, OH 45201. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) Be alert and watchful, because something you think is under your control might not be too secure. Strange influences play a part in today's events. CANCER (June 21-July 22) You might be placed in the awkward position of having to defend a friend's views you don't agree with today. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) You'll be ambitious today, but you may not be as sure of yourself as you should be. To achieve objectives, you'll have to be bold, as well as hopeful. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) Don't let it affect you negatively if everyone isn't in accord with your ideas today. The important thing is that the right people will be. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) Financial swings are likely to be a mixed bag for your today. It looks like you'll gain a little and lose a little, but still finish slightly ahead. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) Be compassionate today when making decisions that affect others, but. by the same token, don't let your feelings cloud your good judgment. MR. MEN'- AND LITTLE MISS" by Hargreaves & Sellers WITH KIT 'N' CARLYLE "by Larry Wright -- I'VE &&T cPN /AY ^H^E^ t c ' ! ^ti&rs. —f WWV CELEBRITY CIPHER C«t»brl!y C(ph«r cryplogrvna ar« cr*«(Ml from quoHHofis by farnoui p*opta, p»»t and prMent. Each l«tl«r In th« clptwr standt for another. Tommy's clue: O fqutls Y. by CONNIE WIENER "MCSCXCFWVCJZ CR ZJVBCZL YXRY NTV VBY WVVYUDV VJ IYATMY OJIMY VJ NYCZL VBY XWRV IYRJIV." — JIVYLW Q. LWRRYV. PREVIOUS SOLUTION: "Make three correct guesses consecutively and you will establish a reputation as an expert." — L. Peter. <C 1M6 by NEA. Inc. 182 SNAKE TALES'- by Sols ^MARRVY HUH? PLEASE, \ MB? (PRETTY PLEASE.) UAPY \6O ON, PLEASE^/ /NEVER PUT YOUR eees IN ASK IT!! BUGS BUNNY "by Warner Bros. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) A losing situation you're now involved in can be turned around today, but it will take all the ingenuity and imagination you can muster. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) Promises and big talk will count for nothing today because, in the final analysis, it will be only deeds that matter. You'll be one of the doers. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) Feelings will be hurt today if you measure the achievements of the one you love against another person you admire. Their opportunities may not have been equal. PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) Don't be envious if a friend gets more attention than you at a social function today. You'll be the star of the show the next time. ARIES (March 21-April 19) Bestow your generosity selectively today. Don't reward the undeserving while ignoring the worthy. '£> 1986. NEWSPAPER ENTERPRISE ASSN VINTAGE CARROT JUICE, CARROTSALAC? FILET OF CARROT f3AK£P CARROTALJ &RATINJ... ^ J IV TO WERJSE Sa^VICE- EEK & MEEK "by Howie Schneider I BELIEM& (W IF sou TrWS MY PHILOSOPHY WJELL, I HOPE <iOJ G£T IT SOOrJ ARLO AND JANIS - by Jimmy Johnson VWCAHTERtCT JXTRES H0056 HEKt! YOURFKTHtR IS GOING TO BE VERY ANGRV WITH YOU! WHEH HEMUGKT VWR HOU&e C WIHKHT THAT FORWKj AM6NG OIHW THINGS, TREE HOUSES/ FRANK AND ERNEST 'by Bob Thaves HYPNOTIST RELIVE PAST LIVES/ NO, THANKS MY (vie. THE BORN LOSER ' by Art Sansom ..-WHAT WITH ALWA^ HAVIMfc ) ID WAT6H LfOUr^ •- ) I CON'T KMOW IF \WAK5T L (OU^ 006 WINTHROP 'by Dick Cavalli MY GRANDFATHER JUST INVENTEDA PAlROFH&AT- SEEKING EYES-LASSES THAT HE CAN'T LOSE. THEY FOLLOW HIM AROUND BY THE HEAT RADIATING FROM HISBOCY. NOW HE'S GOT TO FIGURE OLITA WAY TO KEEP PEOPLE FROM STEPPING ON THEM. BABYMAN' by Don Addis 8fefcM ROMPII06 uO»TM TrttTX* A6MM, AT tX) £A*3 JOST AAARCH RI6HT \UTO

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