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August 24, 1987

The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas · Page 6

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6-A THE BAVTOWN SUN Monday, Aiiyu»t 24, Bridge CAPTAIN IA1V ®ky CrcokrACaMta »Q, WILL you *TAY WITH ME, COMICS Crossword Puzzle ACROSS 1 Can. prov. 4 Shed tears 8 Well-being 12 , and downs 13 Egyptian deity 14 Corn lily 15 Japanese statesman 16 Lovable 18 Fell down 20 Constellation 21 Possessed 22 Shortening 24 Become frayed 26 Architect Saarinen 27 These (Fr.) 30 : .Wild parties 32 Tristan's beloved 34 Drives OUT 35 Appreciate 36 First copies (abbr.) 37 Borders 39 Sharpen 40 Oasis 41 Fiber cluster 42 Conductor Mehta 45 Coils 49 Worldwide 51 King . 52 Similar to 53 New England university 54 Sunbeam 55 Shcshoneans 56 Additions to houses 57 Asst. DOWN 1 Leave 2 Capable of (2 wds.) 3 Tube to stomach 4 Manipulate 5 Medieval slave 6 Dawdle 7 Mao tung 8 Telegraphed 9 Departure 10 Japanese aborigine 11 Falls behind 17 From one side to the other 19 Capital :of France 23 First zodiac sign 24 Fish bait 25 Cupid 26 Ancient British chariot 27 Elizabeth Taylor movie 28 Home of Eve 29 Sown (Fr.) 31 Gaseous hydrocarbon 33 Second of two Answer to Previous Puzzle NORTH 1-14-17 4 A J • A432 4AQ109 WEST EAST * K Q 9 8 6 » 7 5 4 f «Z f 943 • Q1087 *96 •84 *J76 SOUTH »J10 VAJ'1087 »KJ5 *K53 Vulnerable: Both Dealer: North West North East 1 4 Pass Pass 2 NT Pass Pass 3 V Pass Pass 4 * Pass Pass 5 * Pass Pass Pass Pass Opening lead: • K 2 2 South 34 4* 4 NT 6V 38 Prayer book 40 Spouses 41 City in Michigan 42 South African tribe 43 Single part 44 Two-wheeled vehicle 46 Chalice cover 47 Cookout 48 River in Hades SO Cereal grass 42 49 52 55 43 44 iC)19P? I J A handy play for a rainy day By James Jacoby On a good day, today's declarer would score up the heart slam with an overtrick. He would win dummy's ace of spades, draw trumps and then play on clubs. If the club jack came down, he could throw his spade loser on the fourth club and take a diamond finesse for 13 tricks. But the experienced player knows that there are not that many good days at the bridge table. Forget the overtrick, but look for the best percentage play to get your 12 tricks. After a little study, even the novice knows about elimination plays. You draw trumps, eliminate a suit or two. and then put one of the defenders on lead so that anything he plays for you will be helpful. It's easy to set up such a play when you have plenty of trumps. It's also possible to set up a partial elimination, and that's the secret of success with the current deal. Declarer should win dummy's ace of spades, play a heart back to his 10 and another heart to dummy's queen. That leaves a trump still outstanding with the defenders. Now let declarer play a second spade. West wins the queen, and since he does not have a trump to play, he must either continue spades, allowing declarer to trump in dummy while discarding a loser from his hand, or lead a minor-suit card, which will assure 12 tricks another way. Notice that declarer had nothing to lose with this play — it simply gave him a sure shot whenever West started with only two hearts. 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. © 1917. NEWSPAPER ENTKRPRtSE ASS.N. Astro-Graph Bernice Bede Osol <Your birthday Tuesday, Aug. 25, 1987 In the year ahead, there will be obstacles on your path to success that will prove to be character builders. They'll awaken your determination and ambition, which will lead you to victory. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) Unruly youngsters could easily push your patience beyond its limits today. Deal with them firmly, but not with too heavy a hand. Know where lo look lor romance and you'll find it. The Astro-Graph Matchmaker set instantly reveals which signs are romantically perfect for you. fflai! S? to Matchmaker, c/o this newspaper. P.O. Box 91428. Cleveland. OH 44101-3428. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) Don t let a past misunderstanding that should KIT 'N' CARLYLE 'by Larry Wright have been long forgotten affect the manner with which you deal with an old acquaintance today. Be forgiving. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) Be content with your circumstances at this time. Don't be too concerned that another has more. The grass really isn't that much greener in the other person's backyard. SAGITTARIUS (NOV. 23-oec. 21) seif- doubts will severely restrict your chances for success today. Don't write yourself off before you have fired your best shots. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) Be a good listener today, and don't jump to conclusions. Otherwise, you may get mad at someone for saying something where there was no ill-will intended. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) Avoid a friend of yours who is always willing to share what you have, but never shares in turn. This person's behavior could anger you more than ever today. PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) You'll do OK today, as long as you don't run into serious opposition. Should the going get touqh. you may start lonkinq for an easy way out. ARIES (March 21-April 19) Don't ask someone else to do something for you today that you dislike doing yoursell .This person is apt to give the same answer you'd give him or her. TAURUS (April 20-Mny 20) It could prove unwise to poke your nose in where it doesn't belong today. Don't let your curiosity create unnecessary complications. GEMINI (May 21-Jun« 20) It will be difficult to maintain harmony on the home front today if either you or your mate bring up an old issue that always fosters disagreements. CANCER (Jurt* 21-July 22) Mental tasks could cause you problems today Be sure to give mind-boggiers your total attention, free Irom any outside influences. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) This is not a particularly good day to go shopping. You may pay more for something than it's worth, or buy things that you'll never use. OR WILL YOUR FRIEKIP ANP Pie? COME QUICKLY 1 ALLEY OOP ®by Dav« Qrau* AFTER W6 PUT ASHORE, YOU'UU HEAD UP A PARTY TO GET US A REPLACEMENT.' HEX THE LIEUTENANTS 'LIKE HEAPING EEK * MEEK 'by Howie Schneider I GOTTA BUV A»0 ADVERSARY GIFT THE. WIFE... WHICH OfJ£ IS THIS... GOLD. SILVER, R.ATIMJM ? TH£ 5AML AS ALL THE OTHERS... "HONEST.' YDLI'VE ALREADY V\ON A SENSATIONAL, WONDERFUL PRIZE/ YOU HAVE ALREADY WON AN VALUABLE PRIZE.' "PS. IF YOU ARE A D/STCICT ATTORN EX WE'RE JUST KIDD<NJ<3-. 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