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Theme: Symmetry and Logic
Author/Opus: This is the 4th puzzle from guest contributor Hans van Stippent (who has also contributed these three Sunday Surprises).
Rules: Standard Slitherlink rules. Also, there are some sheep (marked S) that must be inside the loop and some wolves (marked W) that must be outside the loop.
Answer String: Enter the length in cells of each of the internal loop segments following the arrows for the marked rows, starting at the top. Separate each row’s entry with a comma.
Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 2:45, Master = 5:00, Expert = 10:00
Solution: PDF; a solution video is available here.
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