Sodoku Puzzles... Help..!!!!

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Sodoku Puzzles... Help..!!!!

Postby dipen01 » Tue Sep 27, 2005 6:02 am


Well am a new user to this Forum... I started solving sodokus a month ago... and now i guess am fairly developing the skills of it..

One problem is that i dont have Computer at my place. so what i get is only 1 or 2 sudokus per day from newspapers..

I was thinking of getting Medium/Hard level puzzles printed on paper so that i can solve them later..

I searched a lot on the forum and on the net.. but couldnt find any site where they give whole bunch of Printer Friendly Puzzles.. to save or print...

All they provide is one puzzle.. that too occupyin complete page..

so was wondering if anyone can help me out here.. giving any link or any source where i can find lots of Medium/Hard difficulty Sudokus available in printable format..atleast 4-5 puzzles per page...

It will be really nice if anyone can co-operate here......

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Postby tso » Tue Sep 27, 2005 6:58 am

So many choices ... I'll give just a few.

First, the software available from this site (Pappocom) will print out 1 to 6 puzzles per page from now to eternity. The program is free to evaluate for 28 days then it's cheap.

The UK Times Online has 2 or 3 each day plus a week or so of archive. The puzzles are by Pappocom.

Here's a couple of sites that no one else is likely to suggest. They're both Japanese, but you shouldn't need to read in order to navigate:

Hundreds of puzzles, 10 to a page, sorted by difficulty and number of clues. The solutions are adjacent to the puzzles -- so you've got to squint a little until you can fold the paper.
Several pages, including:

PDF files with 30 to 100 puzzles each to print out, 4 to a page ready to fold into pretty little booklets. Complete with cryptic ratings. You've got to explore the site to find all the PDFs. There's a new one each month.
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Postby dipen01 » Tue Sep 27, 2005 10:19 am

Appreciate this....Thanx a lot...

Others having better sources.. pls post..It wil helps newbies like me..

Buddy .. indeed a tough job scrolling thru those sites... could find anything... and English site is appreciated..

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Postby apatt » Wed Sep 28, 2005 2:04 am

I don't know about printing 4-5 per page, I personally like to print just one puzzle on A4 papers, plenty of room for pencil marks!

Aside from the ones mentioned by Tso I would add the following sites as great for printing good quality sudoku puzzles:

The Guardian's (Nikoli's puzzles)

Irish Times (also Nikoli's puzzles, I think, 3 per page!)


Daily Sudoku

Paul Pages sudoku gallery

Sudokufun (updated every few minutes, it seems)
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Postby SuDo » Thu Sep 29, 2005 3:53 am

I am also new to Sudoku and this forum. Has been playing for about 2 months.

I do agreed playing on printable puzzle is more fun than playing on computer. What I do is to get a blank grid and note down the givens when I come across any interesting puzzle. You can get lots of interesting puzzle in UK site. One of them is

There are lots of site out there as mentioned by others with good resources. I bought a good book from which is quite comprehensive. You can also get a series of printable gird - from easy to fiendish.

There are others interesting printable gird from

Share with me if you come across any other good stuff
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Postby tso » Fri Sep 30, 2005 4:01 pm

The Sudoku of the Day Archives has the last fourteen days worth of puzzles in 6 difficulty levels -- 84 puzzles. In addition to rating the puzzles by difficulty, a complete list of all tactics required to solve each one is given. If that isn't enough, a step-by-step, complete with graphics solution is given for each and every puzzle, making this a *very* good site for learning the techiques.

(Their definition of Nishio is incorrect. Their definition of Swordfish is the older "restrictive" one. More accurate definitions of both tactics are here.)
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Postby dipen01 » Sat Oct 15, 2005 8:26 am

Thanx a lot buddy.. keep up good work
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Postby dipen01 » Sat Oct 15, 2005 8:34 am

I just came along

its really a nice site which provides 6 puzzles per page for printing in .pdf format.

So what i did is d/led all the pdf files from archive i.e some 60 files and then i merged them all. so now in short i have a ebook of 60 pages containing nearly 360 puzzles which can be print.

So if any such sites which provide more than 2-3 puzzles per page comes along.. then pls let it know here... it would be really very helpful..

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