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COMICS &

02-17

PUZZLES

HOROSCOPE

BRIDGE

BY LINDA BLACK

Tribune Media Service

To get the advantage, check the day’s rating: 10 is the easiest day, 0 the most challenging.

Aries

Cancer

Libra

Capricorn

(March 21-April 19) - 6

(June 21-July 22) - 8

(Sept. 23-Oct. 22) - 9

(Dec. 22-Jan. 19) - 8

Nurture your spirit with
peace and quiet. Reflect
philosophically. Organize
plans, with Mercury in
Pisces. Dreams could
seem prophetic. Relax
and envision possibilities.

Travel, communication
and education flow with
greater ease, with
Mercury
(plus the Moon, Neptune
and Venus) in Pisces.
Explore and discover.

Listen to your own body,
with Mercury
(plus Moon, Neptune
and Venus) in Pisces.
Express excellence
through physical action.
Balance work, play and
health.

Leo
(July 23-Aug. 22) - 9

Scorpio

(Jan. 20-Feb. 18) - 9

For several weeks, with
Mercury in Pisces, it’s
Teamwork gets the job
done. Avoid distractions. easier to track and grow
Your networks buzz and your investments.
strengthen, with Mercury Discuss finances
together, and make
in Pisces. Grow your
community by listening important choices.
Strategize to expand.
and participating.

(Oct. 23-Nov. 21) - 8

Gemini

Virgo

Sagittarius

(May 21-June 20) - 8

(Aug. 23-Sept. 22) - 8

(Nov. 22-Dec. 21) - 7

Watch for career opportunities over the next
three weeks, with
Mercury in Pisces.Team
up with a genius.
Promote, share and connect.

Communication flows
easily in collaboration
over three weeks, with
Mercury in Pisces. Sign
agreements and negotiate terms.You and a partner balance each other.

Create your dream home
over the next three
weeks, with Mercury in
Pisces.Talk about what
you want with family.
Settle into your nest
together.

(April 20-May 20) - 9

SUDOKU

The difficulty level for today’s Sudoku puzzle is:

7

The game gets more fun,
with Mercury in Pisces.
Express your heart.
Romance charms and
enchants.You’re exceptionally persuasive, and
others want to play.

5
3

6
6
7

4
7

9
5
4

Pisces
(Feb. 19-March 20) - 9

You’re exceptionally brilliant over the next few
weeks, with Mercury in
your sign. Write, record
and share your personal
view. Network and share
resources.

Hard

3 8 2
7

THAT SCRAMBLED WORD GAME

by David L. Hoyt and Jeff Knurek

Unscramble these four Jumbles,
one letter to each square,
to form four ordinary words.

Answer to
Previous Puzzle

NETTNA

4
2
9
7
8
5
6
3
1

7
1
5
4
3
6
8
9
2

3
6
8
9
2
1
5
4
7

8
3
7
1
9
2
4
6
5

2
9
6
3
5
4
7
1
8

One letter stands for another.
In this sample, A is used for the three L’s, X for the two O’s, etc. Single letters, apostrophes,
the length and formation of the words are all hints. Each day the code letters are different.

AXYDLBAAXR is LONGFELLOW

WISHING WELL

HERE IS A PLEASANT LITTLE GAME that will give you a message every day. It’s a numerical puzzle designed to spell out your fortune.
Count the letters in your first name. If the number of letters is 6 or more, subtract 4. If the number is less than 6, add 3. The result
is your key number. Start at the upper left-hand corner and check one of your key numbers, left to right. Then read the message
the letters under the checked figures give you. © King Features Syndicate, Inc. 2000. World rights reserved

BY BILL KEANE .

THAT SCRAMBLED WORD GAME
by mike Argirion and Jeff Knurek .

PLOEE

CRYPTOQUOTE

THE FAMILY CIRCUS

JUMBLE

Fill in the grid so that every row,
every column and every 3x3 grid
contains the digits 1 through 9
with no repeats.

8
1 9

Begin a financially savvy
phase for three weeks,
with Mercury in Pisces.
Profit through communication.You’re smarter
with shopping and financial decisions. Invest in
success.

NIRWG
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9
1
2 5

4

Aquarius

PLUGGERS

1
5
4
6
7
8
3
2
9

9
7
1
8
6
3
2
5
4

5
4
3
2
1
7
9
8
6

6
8
2
5
4
9
1
7
3

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All Rights Reserved.

HEDNIB

Yesterday’s

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Taurus

Your curiosity and intellect are wide awake.The
next three weeks, with
Mercury in Pisces hold
high-powered communications and learning.
Share with your networks.

Now arrange the circled letters
to form the surprise answer, as
suggested by the above cartoon.

(Answers Monday)
Jumbles: TITLE
SLANT
VASTLY
AVENGE
Answer: They knew the time of the author’s reading
because of the — TELL-TALE SIGNS

THE LOS ANGELES TIMES DAILY CROSSWORD
Edited by Rich Norris & Joyce Nichols Lewis

ACROSS
1 Borrows without
returning
5 Intestinal
10 Apple that’s
inedible
14 1966 N.L.
batting champ
Matty
15 Drag-racing fuel,
briefly
16 Very serious
17 Costner role
18 What tots might
go after?
19 Many an RPI
grad
20 Grasp
23 Atmo- kin
24 He served the
fewest 20thcentury days
(83) as U.S. VP
25 Some drips
34 Somali-born
model
35 Things for one to
do
36 Blücher’s title in
“Young
Frankenstein”
37 Swing
improvisation?
38 Move like Miley
39 “__ it up and spit
it out”: “My Way”
lyric
40 Learning ctr.
41 “Peg Woffington”
novelist
42 Covered, in a
way
43 Charter
acquisition
46 Tailor’s concern
47 H.S. hurdle
48 Markings on
gridirons
57 Assorted
mixture
58 __ BruniSarkozy, former
French first lady
59 “Chocolat”
actress
60 Title derived from
“Caesar”
61 Early seal hunter
62 It’s off-limits
63 Cease
64 Member of a
1969 MLB
expansion team
65 Difficult situation

By Bruce Venzke

DOWN
1 Value for your
money,
idiomatically
2 Film apiarist
3 A majority
4 Unrelenting
attempt
5 Usury protection
6 He played Oskar
in “Schindler’s
List”
7 Diminutive suffix
8 Realtor’s
measure
9 Land of Lincoln?
10 Airport agents
see a lot of them
11 Flash Gordon foe
12 Mythical vessel
13 Random House
co-founder
21 Layer
22 Tour finish?
25 Occupy, as a table
26 Firenze friends
27 2016 NFL
returnee
28 Planter
29 City in
southwestern
New York
30 2013 Grammy
winner for
“Royals”

2/17/18
Friday’s Puzzle Solved

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31 Sonicare rival
32 South African
province
KwaZulu-__
33 Kid stuff?
44 __ Chess: video
game
45 Train part
48 Clothes
consumer?
49 Victor Laszlo’s
wife, in a classic
film

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50 Retro calling aid
51 Like a fantasy
land?
52 Historic plaintiff
Scott
53 Musical
connector
54 One may be
hatched
55 Strauss’ “__
Alpensinfonie”
56 Buffalo feature,
often?

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