## "too hard" ( not. ) — Pat # 201 # (224692) #

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### "too hard" ( not. ) — Pat # 201 # (224692) #

9...8.....5...78....75...1...4....9.6.......3.9....6....6..27...1.4...8.....9...4

[ play ]

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

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### Re: "too hard" ( not. ) — Pat # 201 # (224692) #

Marty R.

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### Re: "too hard" ( not. ) — Pat # 201 # (224692) #

Fun

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### Re: "too hard" ( not. ) — Pat # 201 # (224692) #

JasonLion wrote:Fun

"Fun"??? What do you think this is, some kind of a game?
Jajaja!

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Marty R. wrote:Not sure how to reply to these. Advanced moves not needed.

the fun is to solve them without "pencilmarks"

perhaps not your cup of tea?

try this VH —

m_b_metcalf # 201 # 52

1...2.....3...42....53...6...7....5.6.......3.8....4....8..65...4.2...7.....3...2

[ play ]

Pat

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### Re:

try this VH —

m_b_metcalf # 201 # 52

1...2.....3...42....53...6...7....5.6.......3.8....4....8..65...4.2...7.....3...2

[ play ]

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*-----------------------------------------------------------*
| 1     7     9     | 6     2    b58    | 3    b48    458   |
| 8     3     6     | 157   157   4     | 2     9     157   |
| 4     2     5     | 3     1789  1789  | 178   6     178   |
|-------------------+-------------------+-------------------|
| 3     1     7     | 489   4689  2     | 689   5     689   |
| 6     5     4     | 1789  1789  1789  | 789   2     3     |
| 9     8     2     | 57    567   3     | 4     1     67    |
|-------------------+-------------------+-------------------|
| 2     9     8     | 147   147   6     | 5     3     14    |
| 5     4     3     | 2    c189  c189   | 1689  7     1689  |
| 7     6     1     | 45-89 3    c589   |a89   a48    2     |
*-----------------------------------------------------------*
als xy-wing
(89=4)r9c78-(4=5)r12c68-(5=89) => -89r9c4; lclste
dan

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### re: m_b_metcalf # 201 # 52

yes, the line\box gets us to 49 as in your diagram [ play ];
and then what?
i should've known you'd go for a one-move solution-path;
i prefer 3 moves —
spoiler wrote:

puzzle qualifies as "
superior"
(tarek's definition)

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