Dr. Sudoku Prescribes #50 – Deficit Sudoku

Deficit Sudoku by Thomas Snyder


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Theme: Not Your Standard 6×6 Sudoku! An homage to my favorite (10×10) puzzle from the original “Udoku” set of Deficit Sudoku by Wei-Hwa Huang.

Rules: Standard Deficit Sudoku rules, with numbers from 1-7.

Answer String: Enter the 1st row from left to right, followed by a comma, followed by the 1st column from top to bottom.

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

Solution: PDF

  • Well, I guess this is one way to get good at spotting that one square which only has one possible digit left.

  • Scott Handelman says:

    I forgot that one digit is left out of two different regions until I was very nearly finished, but luckily I didn’t break anything. Whew! Nice looking grid.

  • skynet says:

    Wasted some time in checking if i was going wrong within the boxes.Rules confused me a bit while solving but remembered the row 1-7 and column 1-7 rule and proceeded.Thankfully got it correct in the end

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