Open ~/Library/Application Support/AddressBook/Metadata and look for group files with "Smart". You can use Spotlight but be careful, it's case sensitive. Those are files causing the crash and removing them will fix it. Oh, technically sayings, the Address Book in Mac OS-X 10.5.5 is not able to handle Smart group with negative filter. That's what users said online. Is it true? That's sucks! Apple please fix your software immediately. That's scary if your software act like Microsoft's.
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