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Minimum Lexographic

Postby HATMAN » Sun Jan 27, 2008 10:29 pm

ML2: WW AK AN NC

This is as minimally lexographic as I have been able to make the clues.

It is Anti-King, Anti-kNight, NonConsecutive and Wide Windows (remember the two hidden windows and the three stiles).

It's a bit awkward to get going but not that hard - carefull use of AK, AN, NC and LOL is required - no fishes are needed.



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Postby HATMAN » Tue Jan 29, 2008 2:32 pm

This is actually EASY, Udosuk solved it on paper with no pencil marks, see his solution at:

http://www.djape.net/sudoku/forum/viewtopic.php?p=8754#p8754
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Postby tarek » Thu Jan 31, 2008 3:36 pm

the link leads to a forum page.

On that page there is only the solution.

I liked the idea of too many constraints.

it seems that you prefer the term WW (wide windows) to windoku2. WW is actually a cooler name:D

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Postby HATMAN » Fri Feb 01, 2008 5:32 pm

Tarek
Windoku interacts badly with Anti-kNight.
Windoku Anti-kNight X is impossible see H3lix's neat proof at:
http://www.djape.net/sudoku/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1170

Wide Windows AN gives hard but solvable ones.

The puzzle formation in ML2 has only 36 solutions and only two givens or two normal cages are required for uniqueness. However it is possible to make a unique human solvable one with just one cage using a repeat cage see:
http://www.djape.net/sudoku/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1019&start=135
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