Top Heavy Number Place by Serkan Yürekli

Top Heavy Number Place by Serkan Yürekli

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Theme: Clue Symmetry and Logic

Author/Opus: This is the 66th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Serkan Yürekli.

Rules: Fill the grid with digits from 1-5 (1-4 in example below) so that each digit appears exactly once in every row and column. When digits touch vertically, the upper digit must always be bigger.

Top Heavy Number Place by Serkan Yürekli

Answer String: Enter the values in each cell in the marked rows, using a capital X for blank cells. The example has the solution “412X3X,324X1X”.

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 2:15, Master = 3:00, Expert = 6:00

Note: Follow this link for other less common Number Placement puzzles.

Top Heavy Number Place by Serkan Yürekli

Top Heavy Number Place by Serkan Yürekli

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Theme: 1-4 Sequences

Author/Opus: This is the 65th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Serkan Yürekli.

Rules: Fill the grid with digits from 1-4 (also 1-4 in example below) so that each digit appears exactly once in every row and column. When digits touch vertically, the upper digit must always be bigger.

Top Heavy Number Place by Serkan Yürekli

Answer String: Enter the values in each cell in the marked rows, using a capital X for blank cells. The example has the solution “412X3X,324X1X”.

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 1:20, Master = 2:00, Expert = 4:00

Note: Follow this link for other less common Number Placement puzzles.

Even/Odd Sudoku by Thomas Snyder

Sudoku by Thomas Snyder

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Theme: Boxed In

Author/Opus: This is the 216th puzzle from Thomas Snyder, aka Dr. Sudoku.

Rules: Standard Sudoku rules. Also, digits in circles must be odd and digits in squares must be even.

Answer String: Enter the 2nd row from left to right, followed by a comma, followed by the 5th row from left to right.

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 0:45, Master = 1:20, Expert = 2:40

Note: Follow this link for other Even/Odd Sudoku. Follow this link for classic Sudoku.

Schedule for Next Week

All the puzzles from last week’s variety mix can be found in this PDF.

Next week we’ll be focusing on two different puzzles: Even/Odd Sudoku by Thomas Snyder and Top Heavy Number Place by Serkan Yürekli

The bonus puzzle for our Expert and above patrons will be a Fillomino by Grant Fikes.

Patron Puzzle: Tile Sudoku by Thomas Snyder

Tile Sudoku by Thomas Snyder

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Theme: Clue Symmetry and Logic (This puzzle style was written for Chris Green, one of our Super Grandmaster patrons)

Author/Opus: This is the 215th puzzle from Thomas Snyder, aka Dr. Sudoku.

Rules: Standard Tile Sudoku rules.

Answer String: Enter the 1st row from left to right, followed by a comma, followed by the 7th row from left to right.

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 3:30, Master = 4:45, Expert = 9:30

Note: Follow this link for other Tile Sudoku.

TomTom by Grant Fikes

TomTom by Grant Fikes

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Theme: Mysterious L’s

Author/Opus: This is the 161st puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Grant Fikes.

Rules: Standard TomTom rules, using the integers 1-7.

Answer String: Enter the 2nd row from left to right followed by the 4th row from left to right. Separate the entries with a comma.

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 6:15, Master = 9:45, Expert = 19:30

Note: Follow this link for other classic TomTom. If you are new to this puzzle type, here are our easiest TomTom to get started on.

Fillomino by Palmer Mebane

Fillomino by Palmer Mebane

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Theme: Married or Single?

Author/Opus: This is the 35th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Palmer Mebane.

Rules: Standard Fillomino rules.

Answer String: For each cell in the marked rows/columns, enter the area of the polyomino it belongs to. Enter just the last digit for any two-digit number. Start with the 7th row, followed by a comma, followed by the 8th column.

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 2:15, Master = 4:00, Expert = 8:00

Note: Follow this link for other classic Fillomino. If you are new to this puzzle type, here are our easiest Fillomino puzzles to get started on.