Dr. Sudoku Prescribes #146 – Skyscrapers (Sum)

Sum Skyscrapers by Thomas Snyder


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Theme: Nine High

Rules: Variant of Skyscrapers rules. The numbers outside the grid represent the sum of the buildings seen in that row or column. For example, if a row is 12534, the clue from the left would be an 8 (1+2+5) and from the right would be a 9 (4+5).

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 = 1:00, Master = 2:15, Expert = 4:30

Solution: PDF

  • Aaron Chan says:

    One reason or another, it took me 10 minutes to see the break in.

    V fnj gur gjb jnlf gb nqq hc gb 9 cerggl dhvpxyl, ohg fbzrubj gbbx zr sberire gb pbaarpg gung gur 1 naq 4 pna bayl tb bar jnl ba gur gbc ebj, vafgrnq bs univat gur 4 va pbyhza 3 naq 1 va pbyhza 5.

    • Bryce Herdt says:

      Yyyyeah. Rot13 doesn’t really work for digits. But that looks like it.

      • Aaron Chan says:

        I am aware. I considered putting the digits into words, but that makes it much harder to read. Putting it in Rot13 is just so that people will know to not read it if they don’t want to get the spoilers.

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