One Trick Beast

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One Trick Beast

Postby Leren » Fri Mar 02, 2018 10:48 am

This beast can be tamed with one trick - if you know the trick. Leren

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..2....1.
.51.234..
63..1425.
.....7..1
.63.8174.
.1743.8.5
.76.48...
3.5.7...4
...3.5.7.
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Re: One Trick Beast

Postby pjb » Sat Mar 03, 2018 1:05 am

No single digit elimination that gives an stte solution. Therefore we are looking for a move that takes out two or more digits. With a 9 in every cell, I thought a big fish or POM might work, but I've got nowhere. Looking forward to seeing the solution.

Thanks for posting the puzzle
Phil
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Re: One Trick Beast

Postby Leren » Sat Mar 03, 2018 2:25 am

Hi Phil, there is a trick that takes out 22 candidates and gives an stte finish. It's not an exotic pattern but it is fairly extensively discussed on this site. I'll wait a few days for the old timers (some of whom are familiar with this trick) to respond, or for someone like yourself to read up on it. If no one responds I'll put you out of your misery.

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Re: One Trick Beast

Postby Leren » Sun Mar 04, 2018 9:50 am

If you want to read up on the trick that solves this puzzle easily look here. Leren
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