Pentomino Division by Thomas Snyder

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Pentomino Division by Thomas Snyder


Theme: Donut

Author/Opus: This is the 198th puzzle from Thomas Snyder, aka Dr. Sudoku.

Rules: Divide this grid into 12 different pentominoes without any overlapping cells. Pentominoes may be rotated or reflected. A cell with a letter in it must be part of the pentomino shape normally associated with that letter.

Answer String: Enter the letter associated with the pentomino occupying each cell in the marked rows from left to right, separating the groups with a comma. Use CAPITAL LETTERS!

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

Solution: PDF

Note: Follow this link for other puzzles involving Pentominoes.

  • Ross says:

    Am I crazy, or does this one have multiple solutions? Here’s two:

    [censored 8×8]

    [censored 8×8]

    • drsudoku says:

      Your first answer included 2 Ls and 2 Ys and no I or U. The puzzle is about placing each type of pentomino once into the grid.

      Your second answer was the intended one (at least on quick glance). I removed both from your reply as they are partial spoilers for the puzzle if seen.

  • Ross says:

    Sorry, I missed the word ‘different’ in the problem description. Thanks, Dr. S!

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