TAYLOR CLARK: DUMB VIDEOS: Video games are dumb, not just dumb in the winking way that a Hollywood movie is dumb; they’re dumb in the excruciating way that a grown man in latex ears reciting an epic poem about Gandalf is dumb.
A. The jig is up B. Abbreviated C. Young blood D. Layaway
E. Oxygen tent F. Remit
K. Kwangchow L. Drat!
O. P. Q. R. S. T. U.
Today’s deal is from a major competition held recently. It typifies the fierce competitive nature of modern tournament bridge. South made a disciplined pass at his first turn, but discipline was the last thing on West’s mind — he was out stealing! He responded one no trump on his pile of junk in an effort to muddy the waters for North-South. He muddied them for East instead.
Three no trump doubled would have rolled home on
Budged Vanished in Immense Downtown Extract Ombudsman Shut up!