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1NT, failed defense...

West
K753
Q105
943
Q85
North
Q9
96
J1062
KJ974
East
AJ108
874
A75
1032
South
642
AKJ32
KQ8
A6
W
N
E
S
1NT
P
P
P
D
1NT South
NS: 0 EW: 0

 

At matchpoints non-vuln, South opened 1NT (15-17), ending the auction.

West chose the defensive lead of 3 (1,3,5 leads) to East's Ace, declarer unblocking the Q.

East did not continue s for concern declarer might have Kxx(...), instead returning an attitudish 8. Declarer finessed the Jack to West's Queen.

West could figure out pard most likely had exactly one of the black Aces, but failed to return a for concern A might be with declarer.

Declarer quickly cashed his 9 top-tricks for 77%.

How should defenders best have resolved this deal, for a better result?

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