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April 30, 1986

The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas · Page 6

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THE BAYTOWN SUN Wednesday. April 30. Bridge C ATTAIN IAtV «*» CrMfc*> tCaMta Crossword Puzzle ACROSS 9 Danube tributary Adam's , grandson Islet 12 Certainly (Lat.| 13 Italians 14 Royal Scottish Academy (abbr.) 15 Hard candy (2 wets.) 17 These (Fr.) 16 American soldiers 19 Needs scratching 21 Wise saying 24 Songstress Adams 25 Two-wheeled vehicle 27 Yells 31 Arthur's nickname 32 Get as deserved 34 City in Sicily 35 Stair 37 Ireland 39 Cooling device 40 Nine-headed monster 42 Unit of brightness 44 Short-tempered 46 Kentucky college 47 Prayer 50 Bench 51 Be sick 52 Of course 57 King (Fr.) 58 Ferrous metal 59 Cleave 60 Compass point 61 Walk with difficulty 62 Lamb's pen name DOWN 1 Snakelike fish 2 Compass point 3 Thieve 4 Misty 5 Companion of oddi 6 Conjunction 7 Egg-shaped 8 - tank 9 Curved doorway 10 Words of understanding (2 wds.) 11 Scottish cup 16 Close relative 20 Wax 21 Embarrass 22 Smudgy 23 Behaved 24 Creepily 26 Town in New Guinea 28 Derive 29 Finnish lake 30 December visitor 33 Firearm owners' gp. 36 Club leader (abbr.) Answer to Previous Puzzle NORTH 01084 VQ7& • AKJBS4 WEST *AQ VAJ962 • 10972 • 8 3 EAST • K972 9843 • Q63 4AJ7 SOUTH + J653 VK10 • --*K 109654 2 Vulnerable: Both Dealer: North West Pass Pass North Pass East Pass Pass Pass South 2* 3* Opening lead: V A 38 Glowing coal 41 Greek mythological youth 43 Take care 45 Become twisted 47 Rowing tools 48 Rivers (Sp.) 49 Tennis player Nastase 50 Sleigh 53 Also 54 Mae West role 55 56, Roman 56 Cry of affirmation 59 62 54 55 56 (C)19B6 hv NEA, Inc 30 Astrograph Bernice Bede Osoi cfour ^Birthday May 1, 1986 Conditions in general look hopeful for you in the year ahead. Both your popularity and social standing are on an upward surge. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) important shifts are taking place today where your work or career are concerned. Something opportune is about to break, so be watchful. Major changes are ahead for Taurus in the coming year. Send for your Astro-Graph predictions today. Mail Si to Astro-Graph, c/o this newspaper, Box 1846, Cincinnati. OH 45201. Be sure to state your zodiac sign. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) You'll see th: -,gs in a much clearer perspective to- BUGS BUNNY -by Warner Broi. day than you did yesterday. Review your past efforts and make the necessary corrections. CANCER (June 21-July 22) You may profit in some manner today from a situation that another has developed. You'll know how to carry it a few steps further. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) The proper timing and setting will exist today to enable you to rectify a past misunderstanding you've had with a close friend. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) Try to devote as much time as possible today-to creative projects. You'll take pride in your work and also produce something worthwhile. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) You could be exceptionally lucky today in involvements that are unique and require a special skill. Use these gifts. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) This is a good day to go bargain hunting, especially for household items. You should be able to find what you want at a price you can afford. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) Today you'll be more proficient in coping with matters that require mental agility, as opposed to handling things that call for a strong back. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) Before today runs its course, something financially beneficial might suddenly pop up that will please you considerably. Be money-minded. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) Things are about to start happening rather quickly in that new project you just got involved with. Be prepared to move. PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) Get an associate to front a tricky career matter today that you can't completely handle on your own. Call the plays from the sidelines. ARIES (March 21-April 19) A close friend is involved in something both fun and exciting. He or she is eager to have you participate and may invite you in today. <& 1988. NEWSPAPER ENTERPRISE ASSN KIT 'N' CARLYLE ®by Larry Wright CELEBRITY CIPHER C*tt>rlty Cipher cryptogrwnt «r« cr»t«d from quot«1lont by twnou* p*opto, pMt and pr«*«nt. Eicti toiler In th« cipher «t«nd« (or another. Toaty'i dm: 0 tqumtt Y. "WO WO OQPH8IM QTKQ OTM by CONNIE WIENER BMCLWGD BUMHOCPMO OTRCUX CO MFMP OR LHUU RK TCNH8 BMPOCHXM TC8GW8I R8M RK QTMN." — O. VRTSORS. PREVIOUS SOLUTION: "If it were not for the presents, an elopement would be preferable." — George Ade. <B 19M by NEA, Inc. 187 A HUNPMP POLLAK* IT WlbkTMT THiY HAP A •tOttl* WITH TM R*#T WVIiffff POM'T WORRY, MR. M«KMi Wl PIWT #HAKI ON IT. X WONT TAKi YOU* ALL1Y OOP ®by Dave OraiM HOW ARC AMYHBAD/ I'MMELBA.AND YOU FEELING,) HURTS// TH* IS KOO^IEI/'CAN MX1 MY FRIEND?/ .WHO ( WEVE BEEN ( REMEMBER KEEPING A>4 > WHAT EYE ON YOU? ( HAPPENED? IT...IT'S...f LOOKS LI ( kE ESS BOY Defense scores a bull's-eye By James Jacoby The Danish newspaper Politiken, 100 years old in 1984, continued its anniversary celebration into 1985 by having a "Bridge Hand of the Month" contest. In the winning hand shown today, Danish player Nis Gravlund is featured in the West position for a series of fine defensive plays. His play, though well reasoned, would be missed by many expert players. West made the opening lead of the ace of hearts for a good reason: to take a look at dummy. There was certainly a danger that the diamond suit would provide discards for declarer, so best to take defensive side-suit tricks quickly. When his partner played a discouraging card and declarer unblocked with the heart king, West had no difficulty switching to spades, playing the ace and then the queen. When East allowed the queen of spades to hold the trick, it seemed that he held an entry that would let him quickly cash the spade king. (Without such an entry. East would no doubt have overtaken the queen and played a third spade, since West should not be playing the queen if he held a small spade.) Where could that entry be, except in clubs? So now West led a club to East's ace, which blotted out North's singleton queen. Next came the king of spades, followed by West's ruff of the fourth spade. Since East's guarded club jack had to score a trick eventually, precise defense had exacted the maximum penalty — down three for 300 to the stalwart Danish defenders. = 1986 NEWSPAPER ENTERPRISE ASSN. ARLO AND JANI8 « by Jimmy Johnson DOH'T VOU WATCH UltVIWOH? EEK & MEEK ®by Howie Schneider THE SUPREME (CURT JUST HMODED DOWW A fJEUJ RJLlrOG... LOVER PUJJCTURBS PRETOOSIOOS IF THE AWD MAWrJ&RlSMS OF7HE OTHER.. SHE. CPU Bt SUED FOR. ALIEWATIO) OF APFKlATlOM BABYMAN:- by Don Addis I CAW I J06T THAT BRWJCH IF MI6HTY (fell'. O MR. MEN™ AND LITTLE MISS 1 " by Hargreave» & Sellers TELL WHICH EhJP ~ Hl<? HEAP P y L**/ A AMC? WATCH \ HE J ' / -N THE BORN LOSER "by Art Santom MA CUS'T UUGCKSTAMP, A£6.. KISS ME AMP I'LL TURN INTO? A PRINCE { 8ACK,HO[s)EV AULE^aiC TO WINTHROP@by Dick C«v«lli MRS. STENGEL HA6 CHANGED MY SEAT SIX TIMES SINCE SCHOOL STARTED. THE LASTT/ME I ENDED UPSITT/NJe IN A CHAIR OUT IN THE HAU-. I WONDER TRyiN<3-TC3 TELL ME -SOMETHI N<T. f^W^ (V FRANK-AND ERNEST ®by Bob Thave* SNAKE TALES'- by Sota f HERE, PRINK. THIS SCOTCH. / SO YOUR NOSE VCAN

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