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Figuring out how to make 4 on this one took me a while, and involves an ending i don't recall seeing before.  There may be other ways to do it, of course.  (in practice, down 1 was above average, although that's partly because some people were defending spade contracts too low.)

West
Q4
J93
Q763
Q953
North
J732
107652
9
K102
East
AK10965
K1052
A76
South
8
AKQ84
AJ84
J84
D

The defense starts out with Q and a to the 9.  Solution follows.

 

Declarer starts off by ruffing the 2nd , then A, ruff, to A, ruff, to K, ruff.  That leaves this position with the lead in dummy, with South needing 3 more tricks.  (It's possible East, who has had discarding options, is down to a different pattern.  If he is 4-0-0-1 at this point, declarer ducks a club and will eventually take 2 clubs and Q.  2-0-0-3 transposes to the line below.)

West
J
Q953
North
J7
K102
East
AK10
A7
South
Q8
J84
D

At this point declarer ruffs a spade low.  If West overruffs, he is endplayed to let declarer take 2 clubs and Q, so we'll say he discards:

West
J
Q95
North
J
K102
East
AK
A7
South
Q
J84
D

If South now draws the last trump, East discards his low club and claims.  Instead, South must leave the J outstanding(!) and play a to the 10, eventually taking a club and Q.

Not too many declarers managed that.

 

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