CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Someone behind scenes has surprise for you. Accept graciously. Realize the good will behind the gift. Gemini, Sagittarius persons will play dramatic roles.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Expect news of promotion. People celebrate and congratulate. Leo Moon represents your partner or mate.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): General health report good. Gemini, Sagittarius persons will play important roles. Laugh at your own foibles.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): People look to you for humor that eases tension. Leadership quality shines forth. Gemini, Sagittarius persons figure in scenario. Explore and discover.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Those who place obstacles before you will be contrite, apologetic. Be a good sport, but not so much as to forget and forgive everything. Scorpio involved.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Provide information in form of stories, anecdotes. You can make this a more meaningful holiday for many by relating the true story of Christmas.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Entertain at home if possible. Be diplomatic in that you offer to forgive recent slights. Let the Christmas spirit prevail -- you won't be sorry! Libra involved.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Cycle high; take initiative in explaining symbol of Christmas tree. Define terms, answer questions, avoid self-deception. Pisces, Virgo persons are in scenario.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Christmas Day power play day for you. Reward those who helped you in recent past without being ostentatious. Capricorn individual declares, "Without you, no holiday."

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Look beyond the immediate; review various indications of holiday. Be open-minded concerning language, cultures of people in other lands. Aries plays role.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Toss aside preconceived notions. Set your own pace, explore various points of view. Pisces person says, "Without your enthusiasm, it would not be much of a holiday."

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Much of your attention will revolve around home, marital status, spirit of holiday. Food involved; you are not shy about saying, "I'm hungry!" Study menu.

IF DECEMBER 25 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: You are spiritual, psychic, temperamental, ultra-sensitive. Pisces, Virgo persons play outstanding roles in your life; could have these letters, initials in names: G, P, Y. May of the year 2000 will be unforgettable for you. You will be popular, will travel and be feeling just fine.