Details for Jan 2019 Weekday Puzzles

COMICS &

01-12

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) - 9

(June 21-July 22) - 9

(Sept. 23-Oct. 22) - 7

(Dec. 22-Jan. 19) - 8

Take action for love.
Extend an enticing invitation. Let your partner
know how you feel.
Passion inspires your
moves. Share your love
and appreciation.

A family adventure can
get especially lovely and
fun. Provide delicious
treats and creature comforts. A matter of heart
inspires you to take
action.

Scorpio

Aquarius

(Oct. 23-Nov. 21) - 9

(Jan. 20-Feb. 18) - 8

Focus on what you love.
A personal dream is
within reach.You can get
what you’re willing to go
for. Assert your will and
intention. Push forward!

Taurus

Leo

(April 20-May 20) - 7

(July 23-Aug. 22) - 8

Go for excellence.Your
Adventure calls. Discover
physical performance
spectacular beauty. Make
seems energized. Push to
a fascinating discovery.
expand your boundaries.
Get outside and ramble
Put your heart into your
around with someone
actions. Synchronicity
special. Get your heart
results
from powerful
beating. Explore and
practice.
investigate.

Reflect on long-range
plans. How would you
love things to go? Open
the door to the future by
imagining it. Articulate
your vision.

Gemini

Virgo

(May 21-June 20) - 9

(Aug. 23-Sept. 22) - 8

hot. Actions taken now
have long-term impact.
The line blurs between
friends and family. Push
ahead for victory.

SUDOKU

The difficulty level for today’s Sudoku puzzle is:

4 9 7
8 1 6
4
1

(Feb. 19-March 20) - 9

6
4
6 3
3
9

2
7

Pisces

(Nov. 22-Dec. 21) - 8

9
2

8

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

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

0112Sudoku.ccw
Fill in the grid so that every row,
every column and every 3x3 grid
contains the digits 1 through 9
with no repeats.

2
5
8
6
9
7
1
3
4

7
4
1
8
2
3
9
6
5

9
3
6
1
5
4
8
7
2

5
7
4
3
8
1
6
2
9

3
8
9
2
7
6
5
4
1

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 BIL KEANE .

PLUGGERS

THAT SCRAMBLED WORD GAME
by mike Argirion and Jeff Knurek .

SIBSL

CRYPTOQUOTE

THE FAMILY CIRCUS

JUMBLE

LOTAG
SNLIPT

Answer to
Previous Puzzle

8
3 4

7

1

A profitable opportunity
is ripe for the taking.
Quick action gets
rewarded. Make your
move, and reap the
bounty. Put your back
into a lucrative endeavor.

Medium

6
6

Sagittarius

Allow yourself to sink
Beneficial financial
into
enchantment.
opportunities demand
Someone
charming has
quick action. Call on your
stolen
your
heart.Take
partner for support. Pick
action
to
prove
your love.
up the pace, and share
Moves
made
now
can
responsibilities. Decisive
moves can succeed.
lead to victory.

Your team is especially

Write, craft and paint
your masterpiece.Your
creative actions flower.
Put your thoughts into
words. Set the music,
and edit video. Issue
media releases and promotions.

1
6
2
9
4
5
3
8
7

6
1
7
4
3
9
2
5
8

4
2
3
5
1
8
7
9
6

8
9
5
7
6
2
4
1
3

MARYEC
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All Rights Reserved.

Yesterday’s

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Grab a lucrative opportunity to grow your status
and influence. Arrange
connections ahead of
time. Use your persuasive arts and charms.
Angels guide your
actions.

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

(Answers Monday)
Jumbles: TWICE
METAL
GARLIC
CRISIS
Answer: The couple who had their sofa re-covered with a
very expensive fabric were — MATERIALISTIC

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

ACROSS
1 Likelihood of
success
10 __ change
15 Ritz offering
16 Award, say
17 Confides in
18 Invest, as with a
quality
19 Word reportedly
coined in Seuss’
“If I Ran the Zoo”
20 Glimpse
21 Ideal places
22 Puts on the right
track
24 Trade talk
subjects
26 Qtr. components
27 1991 political
thriller with
eight Oscar
nominations
28 It may be flat
29 Latin 101 word
31 Sensitive
subjects
34 It doesn’t require
a long answer
36 One may include
three kings
37 Official records
38 Chinese zodiac
critter
39 Hit in a box
40 Cartoonist
Browne
41 Flies
44 Party store
stock
48 British bishop’s
topper
49 Hustles
51 Essence
52 Conservatory
exercise
53 Strength, in a
“1984” slogan
55 Gas that glows
when condensed
56 Connected on
LinkedIn, say
57 Clairvoyants
58 Family guys

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By Craig Stowe

DOWN
1 Player of
singles
2 Rodeo
competitor
3 “Scary Movie”
actress Cheri
4 Correspond, in
a way
5 TY may follow it
6 Goes off
7 Manages
8 Lug
9 Like many
American
workplaces
10 Pet store sound
11 1953 John
Wayne film
12 In the way
13 The Italians call
it Mongibello
14 Pushes (for)
23 Top-__
25 Classic sports
cars
27 Tilter’s milieu
29 Eau de vie
counterpart

Friday’s Puzzle Solved

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30 Legion
31 Suppressing
32 Soil
33 Magician’s
directive
35 Asian beef
source
36 Constitution
bigwigs
40 Repudiate
42 Passion

1/12/19

43 Some Gen
Z-ers
44 Prefix with gram
45 Maker of the
Mighty Dump
46 Curving
47 Cluster of
sunflowers
50 Disney CEO
since 2005
54 Angling need

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