or solve online (using our beta test of Penpa-Edit tools)
Theme: Growing Up
Author/Opus: This is the 373rd puzzle from Thomas Snyder, aka Dr. Sudoku.
Rules: Variation of Araf rules. Divide the grid into some regions formed of edge-adjacent squares. Each cell is part of one region, and each region should contain exactly two given numbers, one in a yellow circle (>) and one in a red circle (<). Each region must have an area that is strictly between those numbers.
Difficulty: 2 stars
Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 1:30, Master = 2:30, Expert = 5:00
Solution: To be posted by next Sunday (January 31st).