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What technique to use?

Postby PDN » Wed Jun 26, 2013 11:37 pm

Hi -- what technique to use next in this situation (see attached for puzzle).

Thanks!
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Re: What technique to use?

Postby JasonLion » Thu Jun 27, 2013 2:07 am

One path starts with locked candidates, then a hidden pair, and then a unique rectangle.
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Re: What technique to use?

Postby PDN » Thu Jun 27, 2013 2:47 am

Jason -- thanks so much -- I found the locked candidates in R3C1 and R3C2 (the 5), and
removed the 5 from R1C1 and R1C2. But now I can't find any hidden pairs, and I also
looked for other locked candidates and could not find. :oops:

Any more guidance? Sorry for being a newbie at this level...

--Prahas
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Re: What technique to use?

Postby JasonLion » Thu Jun 27, 2013 10:44 am

Look closely at row one.
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Re: What technique to use?

Postby PDN » Thu Jun 27, 2013 3:22 pm

Thank you so much! After using the techniques you suggested,
I needed one more: a BUG removal. But it worked!!!!!

I can breathe again! :-)
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