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The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas · Page 6

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THE BAYTOWN SUN Friday, Amnut 21, 19t7 Bridge MICS WEST • 75 ¥98 •98542 • KQJ4 Crossword Puzzle ACROSS 1 Greediness 9 Pleate reply 13 "Mtisiih," for on* ' 'about 15 Decimal unit 16 PM! 1 7 Make angry 18, Superlative suffix 1 9 Tim* zone (•bbr.) 20 Printed .^mechanically 21 Qu.MtiOrtirtg sound 22 Chineie ' • measure 23 Territories 2fl Fog 31 ligideicent g«m 32 Cooking fat 33 Split , 34Bi»l!cai ; ; mountain , 38 Shoihonean In; dian 5 . Christ!, Texas 6 People of : Dublin 7 Shade 8 Hebrew letter 9 Actor Calnoun 10 Cut 11 Rodent 12 Sentence part (abbr.) 20 tow 21 Spartan slave 22 Lacquered metalware 23 Geographical division 24 Oil cartel (abbr.) 25 Grabs 26 Compassion 27 Bay window 28 Cats have : . lives 29 Actor Novello 30 Writing tools 32 Evict Answer to Previous Puzzle t-ll-17 NORTH *10»J •JAKJ7 • AQ *A98« EAST •>« V Q 10 6 5 * K J 10 7 e> 10 7 3 2 SOUTH *AKQJ943 *4 32 • 63 Vulnerable: Both Dealer: North West Pass Pass North 14> 64> East Pass Pass Scuta 4* Pass Opening lead: e> K 38 Beast of burden 39 Wrote 41 Heap of stone 42 . suit 43 Wavy (var.) 44 Plains Indian 45 Early part of the day 46 Buckeye State 47 Arab country 48 Record holder 49 Makes same score 51 Woman in U.S. Army (abbr.) SB Achieve ; the ground t; floor 37 Rapture 31 Booa *0 Canonized ona 1 (abbr.) 41 Mountain patt 42 Whizzes 4i Cereal grain 4f Frequently '] (po«t.) 50 Aware of (2 : .:• wds.) 51 Smaller bit 52 1002, Roman 53 Small 54 Dog breed 56 Adolescent 57 Overlooks DOWN V Show of hands 2 Raw materials 3 Declaim violently 4 In 42 50 53 56 «3 14 (CJ1987 by NEA. Inc Not quite good enough By James Jacoby It hurts me to fault Willy Nilly for the way he played today's slam, because he exercised so much more skill than usual. He won dummy's ace of clubs, drew two rounds of trumps and then played dummy's A-K of hearts (to protect against East holding the doub- ieton queen). He then ruffed a club and K 'ayed toward dummy's J-7 of hearts. e would establish a good trick whenever the suit divided or West held the quejr. Unfortunately East had the Q- lOfand South had to fall back on the diamond finesse. When that also lost, poor Willy had lost another contract that Careful Charlie would have made. Of course Charlie is a player who always respects the value of seven- spots. What would he have done? Charlie would have won the club ace and ruffed a club with a high trump. He would have played a spade to dummy's eight and ruffed another club high. Next he would have led a spade to dummy's 10 and ruffed the last club from dummy. Charlie would then have played a heart toward dummy. If West played the five or six, he would have simply inserted the seven. Of course West had the eight to play. So declarer would have won dummy's ace and returned to his hand with a trump. Now another heart. When West played the nine, Charlie would have finessed the jack. East would have won the queen and have either led back into the dummy's K-7 or tried diamonds, going into dummy's A-Q. Either way, declarer would have made 12 tricks. A new book by James Jacoby and his father, the late Oswald Jacoby, is now available at bookstores. It is "Jacoby on Card Games." published by Pharos Books. © It87. NEWSPAPER ENTERPRISE ASSN Astrograph Bernice Bede Osol «Your c Birthday Sunday, Aug. 23,19«7 In the year ahead, there will be some unexpected but welcome changes in your'chosen field of endeavor. Each of th«M shifting conditions will prove to be for your ultimate benefit. VMQO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) Hunches you get today pertaining to the outcome of events are likely to be rather accurate. Operate along lines you perceive as beneficial to you. 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, P.O. Box 91428, Cleveland, OH 44101-3428. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) If your KIT 'N' CARLYLC ®by Larry Wright thoughts tend to focus on a particular friend today, it could be because yoVre on his or her mind as well. Check it out and see. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) A condition that could benefit you either financially or in your career, or perhaps both, has an excellent chance of developing for you today. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) Seek a creative outlet today. You're apt to be restless and irritable if you aren't Involved in something that challenges your imagination. CAPRICORN (DM. 22-Jen. 19) If you are Involved in a commercial arrangement today, don't expose all of your cards at one time. Hang onto your aces until you're ready to close. AQUARIUS (Jen. 20-F*b. 19) Should you have a problem making an important decision today, sound It out on a respected friend whose suggestions have been helpful before. PISCiS (Feb. 20-Merch 20) Don't be hesitant to try new methods and fresh approaches to solve an old problem to- day. It can be resolved if you are resourceful. ARIES (March 21-Aprll 19) Something you have learned recently will be used to your benefit today. It will help Improve a relationship that has faltered a bit. TAURUS (April 20-MUy 20) You'll have some unexpected interruptions in your routines today, but they won't be the type you'll find disturbing. In fact, they will turn out to be fun. GEMINI (Mey 21-June 20) Even though you may have your mind set on doing something a certain way today, don't discount bright alternatives that pop into your head. CANCER (June 21-July 22) You are still in a favorable trend where your finances and material Interests are concerned. Be expectant, because something good could happen again today. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) You'll enjoy social involvements today that have elements of friendly competition. Do things that pit your skills against others. © 1>!7. NEWSPAPER ENTERPRISE ASSN SNAFLP by Bruce Seattle "Have you ever thought of changing your name?" CELEBRITY CIPHER Otsbrity Cipher cryptogrimi *rt cr**t*4 from quotMlon* by rcmou* pcopto, pM md prnnnl. Each l«n*r In th* clpfi«r ittnoi lor (nointr. 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