Stuck on Evil Puzzle from WebSudoku

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Stuck on Evil Puzzle from WebSudoku

Postby Babovka » Sun Dec 30, 2007 2:06 pm

Hi, have just started doing "evil" puzzles and am stuck. Could someone help me out with the next step? Thank you!

5X6 XXX 2XX
824 X3X 197
XXX X24 X65

74X X6X X12
XX9 X7X 4X6
63X 4XX X79

96X 31X 7XX
XX7 X4X 9X1
4XX XXX 6XX
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Postby ArkieTech » Sun Dec 30, 2007 2:12 pm

Babovka,

Look in Block 1 for a couple of naked pairs.

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Postby Pat » Sun Dec 30, 2007 2:24 pm

Babovka wrote:Hi, have just started doing "evil" puzzles and am stuck. Could someone help me out with the next step?

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 5 . 6 | . . . | 2 . .
 8 2 4 | . 3 . | 1 9 7
 . . . | . 2 4 | . 6 5
-------+-------+------
 7 4 . | . 6 . | . 1 2
 . . 9 | . 7 . | 4 . 6
 6 3 . | 4 . . | . 7 9
-------+-------+------
 9 6 . | 3 1 . | 7 . .
 . . 7 | . 4 . | 9 . 1
 4 . . | . . . | 6 . .



in row 3,
a "hidden" duo
creates a "hidden single"
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Thank you!

Postby Babovka » Sun Dec 30, 2007 2:30 pm

Thank you, both of you, with your help, I was able to solve the puzzle...I feel REALLY good right now!!:D
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