Maximum number of clues for a given SE rating

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Re: Maximum number of clues for a given SE rating

Postby eleven » Wed Apr 24, 2019 9:36 pm

That's a well compressed SE 8.4 indeed !

Some short krakens solve it, like this:
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+------------------+-------------------+----------------+
|  8    24    34   | #234    1     9   | 5    6    7    |
|  456  245  #34+6 |  7     #234  #234 | 8    1    9    |
|  1    9     7    |  8      5     6   | 2    3    4    |
+------------------+-------------------+----------------+
|  9    8     4-6  | #34+6   34    1   | 7    2    5    |
| a46   1     5    |  246    24    7   | 9    8    3    |
|  3    7     2    |  9      8     5   | 6    4    1    |
+------------------+-------------------+----------------+
|  7    45    1    |  245    6     24  | 3    9    8    |
| a45   6     8    | #34+5   9     34  | 1    7    2    |
|  2    3     9    |  1      7     8   | 4    5    6    |
+------------------+-------------------+----------------+

Deadly pattern 234 in the marked cells.
6r2c3 or 6r4c4 or 5r8c4 - (5=46)r85c1
=> -6r4c3
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Re: Maximum number of clues for a given SE rating

Postby SpAce » Wed Apr 24, 2019 10:13 pm

eleven wrote:Deadly pattern 234 in the marked cells.
6r2c3 or 6r4c4 or 5r8c4 - (5=46)r85c1
=> -6r4c3

Nice! Written as an Almost-ALS-XY-Wing:

(6)r4c4 = [(6=45)r58c1 - (5=342)r841c4 - (2=346)r2c563] => -6 r4c3; stte
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