ARIES (March 21-April 19): Scenario highlights clandestine operations, secrets, being away from the public. You will emerge from emotional shell.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Power play. You will have more responsibility, chance to be promoted and to take charge of your own destiny. Capricorn, Cancer persons figure prominently.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Highlight universal appeal, finish what you start, be active in political-charitable campaigns. People compete for your services, others want to be with you socially.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Spotlight on career, advancement of ambitions, personal magnetism, sex appeal. You'll be told, "I'm in love with you." Don't break too many hearts. Leo in picture.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Have plenty of tea and sympathy on hand to help mend some of those broken hearts. Focus on food, survival, marital status. Cancer native plays outstanding role.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Diversify, look beyond the immediate. Slow cycle is over, take initiative, make contacts with higher-ups. Sagittarian becomes valuable ally. Luck with number 3.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Create your own designs, formats. Revise, review, rebuild -- imprint style, do not follow others. Taurus, Leo, Scorpio persons figure in exciting scenario. Remain calm.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Obtain hint from Libra message. Practice restraint in dealing with public. Play cards close to chest. Gemini you had ignored will become main supporter.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Keep plans flexible, no matter how far away from home you travel, you may be called back sooner than originally anticipated. Libra, Aries persons play roles.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Member of opposite sex is attempting to fool you. See people, relationships as they are, not merely as you wish they could be. Avoid self-deception.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Someone behind scenes cheers you on -- don't stop now, you are on the way. Give Capricorn added authority, you are being recruited by one who has faith.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): You have overcome main obstacles -- continue as you have been doing and you'll win. Get rid of burden belonging to another. Get ready for journey, perhaps overseas.

IF JANUARY 12 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: You have remarkable sense of humor, are highly intelligent, posses insatiable curiosity. Gemini, Sagittarius persons play major roles in your life, could have these letters, initials in names -- C, L, U. During this year, emphasis will be on home, domestic situation, income potential, marital status. September could find you changing residence -- it could be your most memorable month of the year.

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