NQS (not-quite-superior)

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NQS (not-quite-superior)

much too easy for the experts --
but for me, a good challenge
( solving on paper, no help from software )

26 cells given, 3 houses empty

4....7.2....1...769..82..3.81...5...............7...95.4..19..265...4....9.5....3 # Pappocom
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` 4 . . | . . 7 | . 2 .  . . . | 1 . . | . 7 6  9 . . | 8 2 . | . 3 . -------+-------+------ 8 1 . | . . 5 | . . .  . . . | . . . | . . .  . . . | 7 . . | . 9 5 -------+-------+------ . 4 . | . 1 9 | . . 2  6 5 . | . . 4 | . . .  . 9 . | 5 . . | . . 3 `

22 cells given

1.....2.....3...4.....2.5.6.3.4.....5...7.1....6..3.8...42......8...6...7...1...2 # joel64 # 126 # 110
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` 1 . . | . . . | 2 . .  . . . | 3 . . | . 4 .  . . . | . 2 . | 5 . 6 -------+-------+------ . 3 . | 4 . . | . . .  5 . . | . 7 . | 1 . .  . . 6 | . . 3 | . 8 . -------+-------+------ . . 4 | 2 . . | . . .  . 8 . | . . 6 | . . .  7 . . | . 1 . | . . 2 `

tariff wrote:

A. free ( moves not counted ) --
• "hidden singles"
• "naked singles"
B. measured ( count these moves ) --
• box\line
• line\box
• "hidden" duos
• "naked" duos

Pat

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