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The Answers
Edwin B. Kantar
December 20, 1976
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December 20, 1976

The Answers

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WEST

[King of Spades]
[Queen of Spades]
[10 of Spades]
[9 of Spades]
[8 of Spades]
[6 of Spades]
[7 of Hearts]
[5 of Hearts]
[King of Diamonds]
[2 of Diamonds]
[10 of Clubs]
[9 of Clubs]
[8 of Clubs]

NORTH

[Ace of Spades]
[Jack of Spades]
[7 of Spades]
[5 of Spades]
[3 of Spades]
[Ace of Hearts]
[King of Hearts]
[4 of Hearts]
[Jack of Diamonds]
[9 of Diamonds]
[7 of Diamonds]
[3 of Diamonds]
[Ace of Clubs]

SOUTH

[— of Spades]
[Jack of Hearts]
[10 of Hearts]
[6 of Hearts]
[3 of Hearts]
[2 of Hearts]
[Ace of Diamonds]
[Queen of Diamonds]
[10 of Diamonds]
[8 of Diamonds]
[6 of Diamonds]
[5 of Diamonds]
[4 of Diamonds]
[Queen of Clubs]

EAST

[4 of Spades]
[2 of Spades]
[Queen of Hearts]
[9 of Hearts]
[8 of Hearts]
[— of Diamonds]
[King of Clubs]
[Jack of Clubs]
[7 of Clubs]
[6 of Clubs]
[5 of Clubs]
[4 of Clubs]
[3 of Clubs]
[2 of Clubs]

From the bidding and early play, West is known to have six spades and two diamonds. What about the club division? East is unlikely to have more than eight clubs or else he surely would have made some sort of preemptive bid.

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