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April 28, 1986

The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas · Page 6

Baytown, Texas
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Monday, April 28, 1986
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t-A THE BAYTOWN SUN Monday, April 81. Bridge CAPTAWIMV ®ky Cracks • WHAT DO >OU THlNKi CMI1F? MICS Crossword Puzzle ACROSS 1 Health club 4 Put out 8 Baseball avtnts 12 What person 13 Sheltered from wind 14 Regarding (2 wds.) 15 Own (Scot.) 16 Give causes anew 18 Vales 20 Express 21 Habitual drunkard 22 Uncle 24 Pouches 26 End of a spar 30 Dixie 33 Compass point 34 Commune in Belgium 36 Biblical king 37 Electric fish 39 First Hebrew letter 41 Evan (po«t.| 42 Fence parts 44'Conned 46 Fermenting agent 48 Sink down 49 Engage in winter sport 51 Wood-chopping tool 53 Tom 57 Not from life 60 Go to court 61 Flower 62 Actress Imogene 63 Swift aircraft (abbr.) 64 Dame Myra 65 Russian emperor 66 Legal matter DOWN 1 Booty 2 Singer Harris 3 First-rate (2 wds.) 4 Rower 5 Diminutive tuf- fix 6 Observes 7 Lone Star State 8 Heating material 9 Natural 10 Three musicians 11 Transmitted 17 Burmese currency 19 Comedian Sparks 23 Assam worm 25 Dove's call 26 River in Europe 27 On the ocean 28 Devout 29 Join 31 Shoe form 32 Doe 35 Oregs 38 Crafty 40 Freight train component 43 Waste matter Answer to Previous Puzzle NORTH • QI7I43 VAQJ9 • 64 *>7 WEST 4AK10 *7S • Q 10983 + AJ5 EAST 4J82 952 • KJS • 109642 SOUTH • 6 VK 10864 * A72 + KQ83 Vulnerable: East-West Dealer: West West North Batt 1 • 2 * Pass Pass Pass Pass Opening lead: V 3 South 4V HOW PA*T 00 YOU HMNT HtK ALLIY OOP ®by Dew* Gran* 45 Exclamation of disgust 47 Specific 49 Audible respiration 50 Part of the leg 52 Adam's grandson 54 Soviet Union (abbr.) 55 Ponder 56 Wagers 58 Royal Mail Service (abbr.) 59 Amazon tributary 1 12 15 18 2 Declarer was shortsighted By James Jacoby North's two-diamond cue-bid described a weak two-suited hand. When it is used immediately over a natural minor suit opening bid, ideally it should show five cards in both majors. Despite the irregularity of North's bid, the result should have been satisfactory. Unfortunately declarer slipped. West led a trump. Seeing an opportunity to eliminate a quick diamond loser, declarer won the heart jack in dummy and played a club. West took South's king with his ace and continued with a second heart. Only now did declarer go after the spade suit. But when West won the spade king and played a diamond, South could not muster enough tricks to make his contract. Ruffing a minor suit loser would enable him to get to dummy so that he could ruff out one spade, but returning to dummy a second time uses up the last trump entry. Although he could then ruff one more spade, setting up that suit, there was no way to get back there to enjoy those tricks. The solution is now obvious. To make 10 tricks, declarer must establish the spade suit by leading a spade immediately at trick two. Now West's second heart lead is won in dummy and a spade is ruffed. With two trump entries left in dummy, declarer can get back to trump another spade and return again to cash three good spade tricks. In his greedy rush to rid dummy of a diamond loser, declarer failed to plan the play to give himself a reasonable chance to make the contract. None of us would make that mistake, would ,9 we! (c)1986 by NEA. Inc. C 1986 NEWSPAPER ENTERPRISE ASSN. Astrogmph Bernice Bede Osol cfour birthday April 29, 1986 Knowledge and skills that you have acquired over the past years will be put to practical uses in the year ahead. You will play a key role in a large enterprise. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) Although you'll treat serious involvements with the respect they deserve today, you'll still be philosophical regarding their outcome. Is there romance in your future? To find out what's in store for you. get your Astro-Graph for the year following your birthday. Mail S1 to Astro- Graph. c/o this newspaper. Box 1846. Cincinnati. OH 45201. Be sure to state your zodiac sign. GEMINI (May 21 -June 20) New vitality BUGS BUNNY ' by Warner Bros. will be breathed into an investment you have that hasn't been showing much signs of life lately. Monitor it closely. CANCER (June 21-July 22) Before the day is out you are likely to feel a need for companionship. Make plans yourself instead of waiting for something to develop. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) You'll feel better about yourself today if you do something productive, rather than just wasting your time. Be industrious instead of being an idler. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) Blended in proper proportion, business and pleasure could make a profitable mix today. Socialize with those who share similar commercial interests. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) Do not be hesitant to tackle assignments today. You might start out a bit sluggish, but you'll get stronger as you near the finish line. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) Although you might not feel you have the attention and interests of others at this time, your ideas and remarks are registering. KIT 'N' CARLYLE ®by Uirry Wright • k|DMA.ktc. CELEBRITY CIPHER C«Mx% Cipher cryptogram* «r« crMt«d from quotation* by fxnou* p«opt«. pui anO pr«**nl. Each Mt«r In tt« dphw stand* for anottwr. TtxMy'* Out: X tQuftt D. by CONNIE WIENER "OUY MLNE VLGYKYBGVLT GUVLT GUPG WPL UPAAYL VL P BCVBB 8YXKMMO VB BHZZMWPQVML 8E ZYPGUYK OPGGKYBB." _ XPNQML GKHO8M. PREVIOUS SOLUTION: "Faces are but a gallery of pictures and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there Is no love." — Francis Bacon. t> 1M6 by NCA, me. 185 POYOUR6M-LY THINK YCAM GET TH ARAHP WIZRR TO APfOINT Mf KlhJQOFMOO? Z PO...\ ANP } THBN WS'LL HE (WHAT ( PACK. OUR , GET \f HE THINGS AND HaS M^IORY/POC5.V LEAVE THtS BA«7K.' a^W—^CRUMMY PtACE JUCT LIKE WE'D ' PLANNED; I DUNMO, MELBAi I THINK WE OUGHT TO FORGET ABOUT THIS KIN6-MAKIKM BUS4ME86/ NOVt»y,MOOeiEl THH6KIM OPPORTUNITY COMES ALON6\ MAW* THK , ONCE IN A J MOST OF IT.' LIFETIME... FRANK ANO ERNEST ®by Sob Thaves and they'll carry a !ot of weight. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Oec. 21) Material trends continue to flow in your favor, so make hay while the sun shines. Focus on matters that can turn a profit. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) Freedom to do what you choose will be of importance to you today. Don't let others saddle you with a restrictive schedule. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-F«b. 19) It's essential that you devote adequate time to a private matter today. Because of its secretive nature, it's best not to discuss it with others. PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) Something good could happen for you today, because you'll be a realistic dreamer. You'll see things for what they are and yet be instilled with hope. ARIES (March 21-April 19) Take to heart the compliments showered on you today by associates. Their remarks will be sincere. It's their way of sharing pride in your achievements. '£> 1986. NEWSPAPER ENTERPRISE ASSN. po you HAVg A £oof<£ ON WITH A HAPPY SNAKE TALES" by Sols THEY CPON'T LOOK MUCH OLQER THAM THAT'S A PICTURE OF SOME OF MY ANCESTORS!! NO KIDDING? THE BORN LOSER ^by Art Sansom r ecXttb ID PJKWEE. -X ITAUAU FOOD 6IY&$ MAWCIWl! ) V'AAOOrJ EEK & MEEK «by Howie Schneider H€V, A MILUOM BUOCS OfO •mtLOTTERV. WHAT • x-v. v (, LOTTEPT'?A 0fOLV 1 HE DIDfjT TEU- ME. HIS NAME BITT H£ SOLD ME. THE tUHJWlUG TICKET MR. MEN™ AND LITTLE MISS™ by Ha rg reaves & Seller* /AASTERQL7TZ 1-IS What was the name given to the half-beast and half-man from (3reeK Mythology ? Buffalo Bil ARLO AND JANIS * by Jimmy Johnson IDOHT CMS IF THE pRtaoeHT OF THE HOfAEOWnER&' A&WdftflOH DOKiH'T UKE. IT/ MAKE rAt TEAR TREE HOUS&?.' 8VT If Tnt A5SOOMICW 50e& OS, WE DOHT STAND A CHAHCE! AIUCATOROMW56WKTIS BABYMAN® by Don Addis **> TRICKED ME, P£RR< Yoofe OfJtf foO K R£AL Alt THAT Of «A* A REAL OLD TV.' WJNTHROP ®by Dick CavalH I NEED A TEN-LETTER WORD RPR "A BODY-S&SMEN OF A JOINTED ANIMAL." ' THATfe RIGHT/ "ARTHROMERE." new DID YOU KNCWTHAT? / I DONTKNOW, ( SOMETIMES I V SCARE

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