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Only One Way To Get There
Edwin B. Kantar
December 25, 1978
A hand of bridge is not unlike a journey. There are often several directions you can take, some of which will lead you to the wilderness, one to where you want to go. The following hands offer you several options, mostly in the area of finesses. For every one you solve correctly, award yourself 25 points. To find out how you did, turn to page 79.
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December 25, 1978

Only One Way To Get There

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PASS
PASS
PASS

SOUTH

3 [Spade]
5 [Heart]
PASS

WEST

PASS
PASS
PASS

Opening lead: Deuce of spades—East follows.

Your partner might have bid six no trump to protect his king of clubs, but he knows you play like a whiz and he wants to see you in action again. Ready?

2

NORTH

[Ace of Spades]
[King of Spades]
[10 of Spades]
[8 of Spades]
[7 of Spades]
[6 of Spades]
[4 of Hearts]
[Jack of Clubs]
[10 of Clubs]
[Queen of Diamonds]
[Jack of Diamonds]
[6 of Diamonds]
[5 of Diamonds]

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