ARIES (March 21-April 19): You can rely on your partner or those who owe you favours. Don’t hesitate to ask for help to get ahead or accomplish your goals. Bring about changes and take control of your future. Experience is priceless. TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Your aggressive, no-nonsense approach to life and business will grab attention. Coming up with an idea is only good if you are willing to turn your thoughts into action. Romance is on the rise. GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Retail temptations should be ignored. Save your money for something you really want or need. A change at work based on new skills you have acquired will lead to more cash. Hard work will pay off, and a partnership looks rewarding. CANCER (June 21-July 22): Stay in the background and refuse to get upset. Your focus should be on work and personal improvements as well as nurturing important relationships. Making a positive change at home will help you avoid an argument. LEO (July 23-Aug 22): Speak up and share your thoughts in order to start a dialogue that will raise important issues. Domestic matters will require immediate attention. Get an estimate or check into updates that will help cut your overhead. VIRGO (Aug 23-Sept 22): Listen or you could make a mistake. Don’t interpret good advice as criticism. Consider what’s expected and how you can be accommodating without jeopardising your integrity. Romance will lead to uncertainty. LIBRA (Sept 23-Oct 22): Show your feelings by offering understanding and affection, not by letting the little things bother you. Avoid arguments and keep the peace and you will find a way to navigate your way to a workable solution. SCORPIO (Oct 23-Nov 21): Use your imagination to make home improvements and do things that will please the people you live with and care about. Personal primping will lift your spirits and confidence. Romance is in the stars. SAGITTARIUS (Nov 22-Dec 21): Don’t get caught up in the melodrama. Stick to the truth and take the high road. Speak from the heart and lay your cards on the table. Your honesty and integrity will bring about positive changes. CAPRICORN (Dec 22-Jan 19): Don’t get down; get moving. Focus on work and being responsible for your duties. Counter any negatives with positive talk about ways to make things better. Make romance a priority. AQUARIUS (Jan 20-Feb 18): Say what’s on your mind. You can make adjustments that will improve your emotional, physical or financial future. Your determination to making improvements will pay off if you let go of what’s holding you back. PISCES (Feb 19-March 20): Don’t divulge your next move. Clear up any potential problems before you share your intentions. A commitment to someone special will change your life in a good way, but put everything in place first to ensure your presentation is perfect.
CRYPTIC PUZZLE SOLUTION
ACROSS: 9, Come down 10, Coo 11, Err-and 12, An-go-ra 13, T-O-urist 14, Who-a 15, Sticking up 17, Eye drops 18, Dis-put-e 19, Plot 21, Opener 24, Going to any lengths 27, Ascent 29, Used 30, Gre-c-ian 33, Crack-pot 35, Dropped off 36, Snap 37, Nu-MB-ers 38, Sprout 40, Seeing 41, C-am 42, MA-nifest DOWN: 1, For nothing 2, Zero 3, Moral-Ist 4, On stag-e 5, No time at all 6, Settle d-own 7, Drawer 8, Uncouple 10, Chum-p 16, Capri-CE 20, Lance 22, Ent-iced 23, Not up to much 25, Get-up-and-go 26, Staff nurse 28, Springer 31, Reposin-G 32, Con-sum-e 34, Cop-s it 35, D-re-am 39, R-if-t
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