15 x Pointing -- breaking record

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15 x Pointing -- breaking record

Postby Eioru » Thu Feb 22, 2007 8:22 am

..1...2...3..4..5.6.......7...1.5....4.....8....9.4...7.......6.5..3..4...2...1..
This one has 14 x pointing.

And I find this easy one.
Code: Select all
 . 6 . | . . . | . 4 .
 7 . . | 3 . 8 | . . 9
 . . . | 2 . 7 | . . .
-------+-------+-------
 . 2 9 | . . . | 1 3 .
 . . . | . . . | . . .
 . 4 3 | . . . | 6 . .
-------+-------+-------
 . . . | 8 . 2 | . . .
 8 . . | 6 . 9 | . . 5
 . 1 . | . . . | . 7 .


Difficulty rating: 3.4
This Sudoku can be solved using the following logical methods:
54 x Hidden Single
1 x Direct Hidden Pair
2 x Naked Single
1 x Direct Hidden Triplet
15 x Pointing
2 x Naked Pair
4 x Hidden Pair
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Postby StrmCkr » Thu Feb 22, 2007 12:11 pm

..3..678.78.12.45...678.12..31.648...648..2..8..2..5..312645...645...............
super easy

this is created by colin.

this is a minimual puzzle as no clue can be removed with out createing 2 solutions.

:)
er = 1.2
45 hidden singles :P
Some do, some teach, the rest look it up.
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another splendid puzzle -- not quite "superior"

Postby Pat » Tue Feb 27, 2007 1:18 pm

Eioru wrote:
Code: Select all
 . 6 . | . . . | . 4 .
 7 . . | 3 . 8 | . . 9
 . . . | 2 . 7 | . . .
-------+-------+------
 . 2 9 | . . . | 1 3 .
 . . . | . . . | . . .
 . 4 3 | . . . | 6 . .
-------+-------+------
 . . . | 8 . 2 | . . .
 8 . . | 6 . 9 | . . 5
 . 1 . | . . . | . 7 .




a splendid puzzle -- demonstrating how tricky it can get while not quite "superior"
    tarek's definition of a "superior" puzzle:
    needs a trio or an X-wing.
Eioru, my solution-path used:
    4 duos
    3 box-line interactions
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