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12-06

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.
(March 21-April 19) - 8

Manage family duties,
obligations and
responsibilities.
Keep your promises,
and have fun along the
way. Discuss what you’re
up to. Go for substance
over symbolism.

Taurus
(April 20-May 20) - 7

Household issues
demand attention
for a few days.
Apply common sense
and practical experience.
Invest in home security
and safety.
Research before
purchasing.

Gemini
(May 21-June 20) - 9

Learning comes quickest
through failure.
Discover what works
through trial and error.
Persistence and
determination pay off.
Communicate resulting
solutions with simplicity
and clarity.

Cancer

Libra

Capricorn

(June 21-July 22) - 9

(Sept. 23-Oct. 22) - 7

(Dec. 22-Jan. 19) - 8

Develop and refine your
Today and tomorrow
team strategy through
are good for making
tomorrow. Proceed with
(and spending) money.
caution,
and resist the
Avoid wasting your cash
temptation to waste
flow. Research potential
money or bicker.
purchases for best value.
Express love and respect.
Bring home the bacon.

Scorpio

Leo
(July 23-Aug. 22) - 9

You’re gaining strength
today and tomorrow.
Take charge to get results
despite changes or
confusion. Get help with
heavy lifting. An amazing
discovery unveils.

Virgo
Look back for insight on
the road ahead.
You’re especially
insightful and intuitive
over the next few days.
Meditate on recent
transitions and changes.

The difficulty level for today’s Sudoku puzzle is:

Aquarius
(Jan. 20-Feb. 18) - 9

A professional challenge
has your attention.
Stay objective and calm
in a tense situation.
Encourage creative
thinking and ingenuity.
Do what you promised.

Let your partner
direct the show
through tomorrow.
Collaborate for shared
benefit. Interesting
opportunities deserve
exploration.
Consider both ends
and means.
Play by the book.

Sagittarius
(Nov. 22-Dec. 21) - 7

(Aug. 23-Sept. 22) - 6

SUDOKU

(Oct. 23-Nov. 21) - 8

Handle financial details
for a few days.
Review investments,
insurance, taxes and
legal matters.
Ensure positive cash
flow, and manage any
obstacles as they arise.

Expand your borders
today and tomorrow.
Explore and study
unfamiliar perspectives.
Stay flexible with
spontaneous itinerary
changes. Discover new
destinations,
cultures and flavors.

Pisces
(Feb. 19-March 20) - 8

Get hopping! Exercise
energizes you, which is
useful since your work is
in demand.
Patiently untangle a
mess to get things
flowing smoothly.

3
2 5
2
6
8 7
6 4
3 2
9 2
6
7
1
4
6
1
4
8
9
5

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

Answer to
Previous Puzzle

THEKCS

9
3
5
6
2
4
7
1
8

8
4
7
3
1
5
2
6
9

2
1
6
8
7
9
4
5
3

5
8
3
4
9
6
1
7
2

1
7
4
2
3
8
5
9
6

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

PLUGGERS

by David L. Hoyt and Jeff Knurek

RUCNH

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.

BY BILL KEANE .

THAT SCRAMBLED WORD GAME

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

CRYPTOQUOTE

THE FAMILY CIRCUS

THAT SCRAMBLED WORD GAME
by mike Argirion and Jeff Knurek .

DARAW
1206Sudoku.ccw

Easy

6 8

JUMBLE

6
2
9
7
5
1
8
3
4

4
5
1
9
6
2
3
8
7

3
9
8
5
4
7
6
2
1

7
6
2
1
8
3
9
4
5

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Aries

LORENL

Yesterday’s

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

(Answers tomorrow)
Jumbles: ENVOY QUEST AUTUMN PLEDGE
Answer: The comedian was well-respected. Everyone
considered him to be a — STAND-UP GUY

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

ACROSS
1 Rope often coiled
6 __ Lanka
9 Selassie of
Ethiopia
14 “One more time!”
15 See 16-Across
16 With 15-Across,
cochlea site
17 *Intricate feature
of some Victorian
gardens
19 Anglican leader
20 Rainbow hue
21 Eye part that may
become
detached
22 What circled R’s
may indicate:
Abbr.
24 *Politician for
whom a Virginia
university is
named
26 Point of giving up
28 Quarterback
Manning
29 Sinusitis-treating
MD
30 Nepal’s continent
31 Swig or sip
33 *Disney miser
who swims in his
money
39 Clock radio
feature
40 Valley
42 Word after black
or photo
45 Nike’s __-FIT
fabric
46 Guarantees
49 *Game to settle a
score
52 Badminton court
divider
53 President after
Jimmy
54 “Bob’s Burgers”
daughter
56 Emcee’s opening
57 Diamond in the
rough ... or a
literal feature of
each answer to a
starred clue
60 Give direction to
61 Salinger’s
“Franny __
Zooey”
62 Tender beef cuts
63 Frost-covered

47 Gulf War
35 Rowed
missile
36 Dreadful
48 Lancer’s
37 Manhattan
protection
concert hall
DOWN
50 Challenger
38 Bauhaus artist
1 __-di-dah:
51 Flared skirt
Paul
pretentious
2 Number on many 41 Superlative suffix 55 It may come
down in winter
42 Like Shrek
a birthday card
57 Stable serving
43 “ASAP!”
3 Extremely cruel
58 Photo blowup:
44 Beverage
4 Communicate
Abbr.
brewed outdoors
with a deaf
46 Not seeing eye to 59 Salt Lake City
person
hrs.
eye
5 Antsy
6 Neptune, for one
7 Shaving device
ANSWER TO PREVIOUS PUZZLE:
8 Boiling blood
9 Collective
intelligence
10 Baker with
Grammys
11 Cut into
12 Use for support
13 Knight-__
18 Demeanor
21 Artifact
22 Bankrupt airline
23 Battleship call
25 Microbe
27 Poet Teasdale
31 Obama, e.g.:
Abbr.
32 African antelope
34 The Stars and
Stripes
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64 “Certainly!”
65 Lived

By Neville Fogarty
©2017 Tribune Content Agency, LLC

12/06/17

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