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August 30, 1987

The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas · Page 6

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THE BAY1WN SUN . Auguat 30, Bridge ALLtY 00* ®fe, Dm OMMM Crossword Puzzle ACROSS 1 Musician Cugat 7 Carry on 11 Greek ruler 12 Globes 14 Four score and ten 15 New York lake 16 Full of (suff.) 17 Church pulpit 19 Take 20 Happy 22 Architect Christopher 25 Soak (flax) 26 Clear Day 29 Radio detecting device 31 RuMian government 33 Paint remover 35 Canonized parson 36 Corral 37 Diamond State (abbr.) 38 Sorrows 39 Withdraws 42 Legal document 45 Amateur 46 Flying saucer (abbr.) 49 Western state 51 Similar compound 53 Cloth maker 54 Workable 55 Leg joint 56 Register DOWN ^ Strange (comb, form) 2 Egyptian sacred bull 3 Wind indicator 4 Wrath 5 Outer 6 Limerick 7 ton soup 8 Local 9 Smooth-spoken 10 Tare root 12 Bass speaker 13 Maxim IB California city 20 Annoying insect 21 Shoshoneans 22 Shawl 23 Sprint 24 Home of Adam 26 Stew 27 Cats have lives 28 Aardvark's diet Answer to Previous Puzzle NORTH OASJ MM? WEST * K Q J 3 •/KS1 * A 10 65 * K 5 EAST 4> 10 9 8 7 « * 8 7 * Q « 4 3 2 SOUTH »4 VAJ10«? •KQJ43 Vulnerable: North-South Dealer: South West North Bail Soata Dbl. Pass 14 2 » 24 3 * 34 4 ? 4 4 Pass Pass 5 V Dbl. Pass Pass Pass Opening lead: * K 30 Went by car 32 Mouths 34 Fruit drink 39 Cask part 40 Use a car 41 Dye compound 42 Compass point 43 Fume 44 Tennis player _._ Lendl 46 Center of shield 47 Toppled 48 City in Russia 50 Actress Sandra 52 Paddle (CJ19B7 by NEA. Ing The right time to win the ace By James Jacoby It's hard to know when to violate the bridge habits of a lifetime. Back in college we would chant at each other, "Aces are meant to take kings" — a good rule to follow in promoting smaller cards to winning status. But correct defensive strategy can call for ignoring this principle on occasion. Today's auction ended up with South playing five hearts doubled. West led the spade king. Declarer won dum- • my's ace and immediately played a diamond back to his king. West took the ace and continued spades. Declarer ruffed, cashed the ace of hearts (dropping East's queen), cashed the queen of diamonds and ruffed a low diamond with dummy's nine of hearts. He now played a second heart to force out the king. The only tricks that came to the defenders were the diamond ace and the heart king, and South made his doubled contract. Needless to say, West can do better. The key to defeating the contract is simply to allow the king of diamonds to hold the trick when that suit is first led. If a second diamond is led, West will take the ace and give his partner a ruff with the heart queen. If declarer plays the ace of hearts before the second round of diamonds. West will win the diamond ace and play king and another heart, preventing a little diamond from being ruffed in dummy. A new book by James Jacoby and his father, the late Oswald Jacoby. is now available at bookstores, ft is "Jacoby on Card Games. ~ published by Pharos Books. © 1987. NEWSPAPER ENTERPRISE ASSN Astrograph Bernice Bede Osol ^Birthday Mondcy, A«v- 31,1M7 In the year ahead, you could be extremely fortunate in deriving commissions or bonuses. They will arise from situations where you bring one or more parties together for a commercial purpose. VtMOO (Aug. 23-S«pt. 22) Today, you may be unreasonably angered by someone who is always forgiving toward you. Later, when you review your behavior, you'll wish you had acted differently. Major changes are ahead for Virgos in the coming year. Send for your Astro-Graph predictions today. Mail S1 to Astro-Graph, c/o this newspaper. P.O. Box 91428, Cleveland, OH 441013426. Be sure to state your zodiac sign. LIMA (««pt. 23-Oct. 23) You might KIT 'N' CARLYLE 'by Larry Wright have to make some adjustments in your plans today in order to accommodate someone else. Don't make a big deal of it if this occurs. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Mov. 22) One of the reasons you haven't been getting too much mileage from your budget lately could be due to too many vigorous Involvements — such as today's. tAQlTTAMUS (Ho*. 23-D*C. 21) Your image is a trifle fragile today, especially where your career is concerned. Don't do anything that could provide gossip for detractors to use against you. CAPRICORN (D*c. 22-Jan. 19) You might run into a situation today where another's philosophical outlook is diametrically opposed to yours. Don't attempt to make this individual a convert. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-F*b. 19) Try not to interfere in matters today that don't directly concern you. Poking your nose in where it doesn't belong will be asking for trouble. PISCES (Fab. 20-March 20) Today, you might ignore the advice of people you should heed. On the other hand, you might find yourself listening to people whose counsel you should ignore ARIES (March 21-April 19) Tasks that you are expecting others to take care of for you today might be left undone. It's best to rely on yourself and not on anticipated helpers. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) Don't take unnecessary risks on someone else's ideas today, especially if the person on whom you are banking has bungled things in the past. GEMINI (May 21-Junt 20) An issue that you and your mate have disagreed on previously might become the major topic of conversation again today. Put it to rest. CANCER (Junt 21-July 22) If you hope to get others to cooperate with you today, try making suggestions instead of issuing demands. Assertiveness invites resentment. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) A late afternoon shopping excursion could turn out to be a very expensive diversion. As dusk draws nigh, your extravagance runs high. © 1*R7. NEWSPAPER ENTERPRISE ASSN SNAFU® by Bruce Beattie IMXJfiUYSA YUP! TM' A...AMD HE FIGURED « amUr, » 1 UBUTftMANT'S) THfe BEAT WAY T'PO XftTOMITTHE _ _ 4CLAD IKt THE AIBCMARLE! ; DEAP OF WI^HT WITH ASMAJA. FORCE! Ifll 8-JS l» A ^ ^V_\ iM V*'—^ V ^Pll- SOUMPS LIKE I HE DOES TMAT RGB SHIP CAPTAIN EA»Y ^toy Crooka * C«MU> WHY WORRY? &HE WILt NEVER MAKE IT PEFORE THE -— -- -rweuve. THE BORN LOSCft ®by An «ana«m IT'S HELP INTEPEfT A THATLONfc, MR. MEN'" AND LITTLE MISS'" by Hargreavea A Seller. AVVHATARE . ( Ptfl —— ( <^/<? C5A^\E PAT / WHAT^F,- MNtKTURE e .uP ?(5j FRANK AND ERNEST ' by Bob Thavct UW OFFICES u/\w AT ANp 89 fop oNE \EAf? WITH Jup<5E THE GRIZZWELLS" by Bill Schorr AUNTIE EM/ AUNTIE EM/ THERE'S .NO t PUCE- UKE HOME! ARLO AND JANIS • by Jimmy Johnton FOOTBWLL PRACTICE 1o c BUGS BUNNY ' by Warner Brot. ^ [5TEPTOTHEREAROF THE BUS, PLEASE / JUST A LITTLE ._.._. FAKTHEK PLEASE ' KKO\\ ( S HOW TO ] PACK'EAN IN / / WINTHROP -by Dfcfc CavaMi "I have a 'one-hour photo' graphic memory.' 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