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Squeeze Finesse - Leveraging the elements of a guard squeeze, forcing the opponents to discard winners that allow a subsequent finesse.  However, unlike a typical guard squeeze that operates on one opponent, the Squeeze Finesse uses a symmetric menace to squeeze both opponents.

  K
K 8

9
 

Q 7 6

7

 Declarer: South

 Contract: Notrump
 
A
10 9

A
 
J 2
A
10
 

South leads the DA, squeezing a Heart from East whose black Aces are "busy cards".  South can now lead the HJ, smothering East's H10.  West is now finessed, whether going up with the HQ or trying to duck the trick.  

Also see Squeezes and Bridge Books on Squeezes
 

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