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Postby Del » Sat Sep 30, 2006 12:41 pm

Being overwhelmed by the level of ingenuity and insight displayed by some of the contributors to this forum I have to take solace and refuge in using solving techniques which are more within my mental grasp. In preference I like to attempt and finish puzzles without using pencilled candidates or a computer; nor guessing, of course.
The following appeared in a recent French national newspaper which gave some satisfaction when I solved it in this manner:

1 X X X 2 4 5 X X
X X 8 X X X X X X
X 7 2 3 X X X 4 6

X X X X X X X X 9
X X X 4 X X 3 X X
X 1 X X 9 6 X X 2

X X 6 X X X X X X
X X X X 3 X 1 X 8
X X X X 4 X 2 X X


I must apologize for lack of clarity in the grid layout; the spacings which I had typed in have not appeared in the submitted version.
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Postby re'born » Sat Sep 30, 2006 1:48 pm

You may enjoy this thread started by RW some time ago.

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