Maxi Loop by Murat Can Tonta

Maxi Loop by Murat Can Tonta

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Theme: Wbox

Author/Opus: This is the 195th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Murat Can Tonta.

Rules: Draw a single, non-intersecting loop in the grid that passes through all white cells. If a number clue is given in a bold region, that number indicates the total count of cells passed through by the largest connected loop section(s) in the region.

Also, see this example:

Maxi Loop by Serkan Yürekli

Difficulty: 2 stars

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 1:30, Master = 3:00, Expert = 6:00

Solution: To be posted by next Sunday (April 25th).

Note: Follow this link for other Loop/Path puzzles. The puzzle genres featured this week are part of the new book Loop Variety Collection by Ashish Kumar and Murat Can Tonta coming out on Sunday.

Myopia by Ashish Kumar

Myopia by Ashish Kumar

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Theme: Twin Tornadoes

Author/Opus: This is the 65th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Ashish Kumar.

Rules: Draw a single, non-intersecting loop that only consists of horizontal and vertical segments between the dots. The arrow clues indicate all the directions (up, down, left, and right) where the nearest loop segments are located when looking from that square.

Also, see this example:

Myopia by Serkan Yürekli

Difficulty: 2 stars

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 1:20, Master = 2:15, Expert = 4:30

Solution: To be posted by next Sunday (April 25th).

Note: Follow this link for other Loop/Path puzzles. The puzzle genres featured this week are part of the new book Loop Variety Collection by Ashish Kumar and Murat Can Tonta coming out on Sunday.

Sunday Update and Solutions

This past week of Kakuro puzzles is collected in this PDF and the solutions are in this PDF. If you enjoyed this genre, check out these e-books with additional Kakuro puzzles.

The daily solution videos are on the posts and linked below.

This upcoming week will feature a collection of Loop Variety puzzles from Ashish Kumar and Murat Can Tonta, specifically five styles that will be featured in the ebook Loop Variety Collection from the same authors being released next week. We hope you enjoy these different styles.

Kakuro (Duplicate) by Thomas Snyder

Kakuro (Duplicate) by Thomas Snyder

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Theme: Nothing Unusual to See Here

Author/Opus: This is the 379th puzzle from Thomas Snyder, aka Dr. Sudoku.

Rules: Variation of Kakuro Rules. Exactly one digit must appear twice in each entry (i.e.,
group of cells connected horizontally or vertically without any black cells between). All other digits must not repeat within an entry.

Difficulty: 4.5 stars

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 9:00, Master = 15:45, Expert = 31:30

Solution: PDF; a solution video is also available here.

Note: Follow this link for classic Kakuro and this link for Kakuro variations. More Kakuro puzzles can be found in Kakuro and Variations by Serkan Yürekli and in The Art of Puzzles 2.

Kakuro by Salih Alan

Kakuro by Salih Alan

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Theme: T Up

Author/Opus: This is the 6th puzzle from guest contributor Salih Alan.

Rules: Standard Kakuro Rules.

Difficulty: 3.5 stars

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 4:45, Master = 8:15, Expert = 16:30

Solution: PDF; a solution video is also available here.

Note: Follow this link for classic Kakuro and this link for Kakuro variations. More Kakuro puzzles can be found in Kakuro and Variations by Serkan Yürekli and in The Art of Puzzles 2.

Kakuro by Ashish Kumar

Kakuro by Ashish Kumar

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Theme: Twister

Author/Opus: This is the 64th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Ashish Kumar.

Rules: Standard Kakuro Rules.

Difficulty: 3.5 stars

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 5:45, Master = 7:30, Expert = 15:00

Solution: PDF; a solution video is also available here.

Note: Follow this link for classic Kakuro and this link for Kakuro variations. More Kakuro puzzles can be found in Kakuro and Variations by Serkan Yürekli and in The Art of Puzzles 2.

Kakuro by Prasanna Seshadri

Kakuro by Prasanna Seshadri

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Theme: Sweet Sixteen

Author/Opus: This is the 205th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Prasanna Seshadri.

Rules: Standard Kakuro Rules.

Difficulty: 2 stars

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 2:00, Master = 2:30, Expert = 5:00

Solution: PDF; a solution video is also available here.

Note: Follow this link for classic Kakuro and this link for Kakuro variations. More Kakuro puzzles can be found in Kakuro and Variations by Serkan Yürekli and in The Art of Puzzles 2.