Details for Jan 2019 Weekday Puzzles

COMICS &

01-14

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) - 7

(June 21-July 22) - 8

(Sept. 23-Oct. 22) - 8

(Dec. 22-Jan. 19) - 7

Taurus

Discuss team goals, challenges and possibilities.
Make an enlightening
discovery in conversation.The solution you’ve
been hunting is within
reach. Connect and
share.

Talk about finances with
a respected elder.
Collaborate to grow
shared accounts. Family
fortunes rise through
communication, organization and teamwork.
Pursue a dream together.

(April 20-May 20) - 8

Leo

Scorpio

(July 23-Aug. 22) - 7

(Oct. 23-Nov. 21) - 8

(May 21-June 20) - 7

Virgo

Sagittarius

Rest and recharge.
Brilliant ideas pop up
when least expected, in
moments of reflection
and relaxation. Consider
things from a higher perspective. Inspiration
sparks.

Classes, seminars and
educational events open
your mind. A teacher
sparks your creativity.
Follow an interesting
thread. Stumble onto a
brilliant idea.

You’re gaining respect.
Confidently advance a
personal project.The
more you complete, the
better you look and feel.
Identify risk factors to
avoid. Follow rules carefully.

Gemini

(Aug. 23-Sept. 22) - 8

The difficulty level for today’s Sudoku puzzle is:

2
2 7
4
1
6
7

Aquarius
(Jan. 20-Feb. 18) - 7

The perfect solution for a
domestic conundrum
Professional opportuniChange directions intui- arises in conversation.
ties arise in conversation. tively. A collaborative
Talk with family and
housemates.Together,
Follow up diligently and dream can advance.
keep your promises.
Something that seemed conserve money and
Accept more responsibil- closed has cracked open. resources to prioritize for
ity.There may be a test.
Coordinate with a partner a common goal.
Expect the unexpected.
to take advantage.
Pisces

SUDOKU

6

Relax, and enjoy the
game. Romantic dreams
seem within reach.Talk
about what you love, and
find shared passion.
Focus on fun with friends
and family.

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

(Feb. 19-March 20) - 8

Participate in a larger
conversation. Get some
Discuss long-term physibuzz going. Share
cal goals with your coach resources and informaor doctor. What would it tion with your networks.
take to narrow the gap
Make powerful requests,
between current and
and offer generous condesired results? Expert
tribution. Issue invitasupport energizes you.
tions.
(Nov. 22-Dec. 21) - 8

4

3
8 5

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

Answer to
Previous Puzzle
3
5
6
8
4
2
7
9
1

2
8
4
1
7
9
5
3
6

9
1
7
3
6
5
4
2
8

8
9
2
4
5
6
1
7
3

6
3
1
7
2
8
9
5
4

CRYPTOQUOTE

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

THE FAMILY CIRCUS

BY BIL KEANE .

PLUGGERS

THAT SCRAMBLED WORD GAME
By David L. Hoyt and Jeff Knurek

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

0114Sudoku.ccw

6 7
3
5

THAT SCRAMBLED WORD GAME
by mike Argirion and Jeff Knurek .

PACRM

Very Easy

9

JUMBLE

7
4
5
9
1
3
8
6
2

1
7
3
6
9
4
2
8
5

5
6
9
2
8
1
3
4
7

4
2
8
5
3
7
6
1
9

TOODU
YORTEH
DEFLID
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Dreams come true with
disciplined coordination.
Ask for what you want.
You might get it.
Lucrative opportunities
can arise in conversation.
Talk about your vision.

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

Answer
here:
Saturday’s

(Answers tomorrow)
Jumbles: BLISS
GLOAT
SPLINT
CREAMY
Answer: One day people living in orbit will be able to
watch TV on — SPACE STATIONS

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

ACROSS
1 Parks who
wouldn’t give up
her bus seat
5 Jewel box item
10 Colored eye part
14 Cartel acronym
15 Prizefight venue
16 Brit’s “Later!”
17 Version to debug
18 Recall ability
20 Blew like Etna
22 Black as night, e.g.
23 Well-groomed
guy
26 __ XING:
crosswalk sign
27 Noteworthy period
28 Removes, as a
cork
30 Nowhere close
33 Places to swim
36 Geek’s cousin
37 Fodder storage
site
38 Hauls with effort
40 Japanese warrior
42 “Right back __!”:
“Me, too!”
43 Flashy promotion
45 Turn topsy-turvy
46 Water-testing digit
47 “__ With the
Wind”
48 Map app path:
Abbr.
49 Cantina
condiment
51 One making
a living in
government,
briefly
56 Small piano
59 Motivate
60 Knockout drink,
in old gangster
movies
63 Puma rival
64 Australian gem
65 So last year
66 Cafeteria staffer
67 Heredity carrier
68 “Some __ time”:
“Not now”
69 RR stops: Abbr.

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By C.C. Burnikel

5 GoPro product
6 “Judge __”:
Stallone film
7 Sleep acronym
8 Lennon’s love
9 Red planet
10 “Who’s there?”
reply
11 In quick
succession
12 Emphatic type:
Abbr.
13 Fit to be tried
19 Puppy’s barks
21 Succinct
24 Orangutan, e.g.
25 Swedes’
neighbors
29 Kissing at the
mall, for short
31 Actor Cumming
32 __ rage:
bodybuilder’s
concern
33 H.S. junior’s
exam
34 Numerical prefix
DOWN
with -pus
1 Dressed like a
35 Self-affirming
judge
retort
2 Mozart work
36 “Bye Bye Bye”
3 Arrange in
band
advance
37 Large political
spending gps.
4 Like singing sans
39 Rice noodle soup
instruments

Saturday’s Puzzle Solved

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41 Trumpet mufflers
44 Veggie in a pod
47 Sheer joy
48 Jeremy of “The
Avengers”
50 Often-twisted
joint
52 Washer cycle
53 Whirl on one foot
54 Hunter
constellation
55 Plumbers’
problems

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56 Air quality concern
57 Frosty’s corncob
accessory
58 Autocorrect target
61 Budgetary
excess
62 “Give or take”
suffix ... that
can be added to
the end of 18-,
23-, 51- and
60-Across to form
a sort of set

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