Here is the daily Los Angeles Times crossword puzzle for May 17: 20130517pzdxl-a.pdf
As is so often true in bridge, the answer depends on something else in your methods. In this case, do you transfer into the minors?
If you do not, tune in tomorrow. If you do transfer into the minors, though, this sequence shows a four-card major, five-plus in the bid minor, and either fear for three no-trump or thoughts of a slam.
In this deal, if South had rebid two hearts, North would have jumped to three no-trump. But when South denied a major, it became possible that five (or six!) diamonds would make when three no-trump would fail because the defenders would take the first five tricks in hearts.
DEAR DOCTOR K:
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Grilled Salmon with Chipotle-Honey Glaze and Pineapple Salsa - sweet fruit pairs well with fish's assertive flavor
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Grilled salmon may be unadventurous to some, but there's a reason why it's so popular as a grilling fish. The fatty flesh on salmon sears beautifully — like a well-marbled piece of beef — when exposed to the flame.