## X-sudou with empty diagonal boxes

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### X-sudou with empty diagonal boxes

This puzzle has all the diagonal boxes empty, but can be solved with basic techniques.

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` . . . . 9 3 . . .       . . . . 5 9 . . . . . . . . . . . .       . . . 8 . 2 . . . . . . 1 . 5 . . .       . . . . . 4 . . . . 2 4 . . . . . 8       . 3 . . . . 8 . . 8 3 7 . . . . 4 2       . . 6 . . . . 7 3 5 . . . . . . . 9       4 . . . . . . 6 . . . . 7 . . . . . . . . . . . 6 4 1 . . . . . . 4 3 . . . . 4 . 6 . . . 7 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 . . . . . . . 8 . . .             . . 3 . . . . . .              . . . . . . . . .              . . . . . . 2 . .  . . . 5 . . . . . . . 5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 . . . 3 . 1 . . . . 2 4 . . . . . . 7 4 2 . . . . . . . . . . . 7 . . . . 5 . . . . . . 8       8 . . . . . . . 4 8 6 . . . . 7 . .       4 1 . . . . 9 2 5 . . 7 . . . . 4 .       7 . . . . . 1 6 . . . . 4 . . . . .       . . . 6 . 9 . . . . . . 1 . 5 . . .       . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 8 . . . .       . . . 8 4 . . . .   Number of clues 76; all diagonal boxes empty; fairly easy; symmetric. `

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`000093000000000000000105000024000008837000042500000009000700000000430000000000000  TL000059000000802000000004000030000800006000073400000060000641000000700000000008000  TR000000000000406000000500000003000000000000000000000200000005000000301000000000000   M000500000000008000000742000050000008860000700007000040000400000000105000000380000  BL000000000000024000000007000800000004410000925700000160000609000000000000000840000  BR`

EDIT: Sorry for the glitch, but there was an editing error in BR, row 6, where all the row should be shifted left one position, now corrected in new version below. Mea culpa
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m_b_metcalf
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### Re: X-sudou with empty diagonal boxes

Cool! Nice to have a puzzle from you that I have a hope of solving.

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