Star Battle by Carl Worth
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Theme: Twelve Pentominoes
Author/Opus: This is the 5th puzzle from guest contributor Carl Worth. The theme was inspired by a challenge given in the comment thread to this Best of 2014 Object Placement Puzzles post.
Rules: Standard Star Battle rules. Two stars per row, column, and region.
Answer String: For each row from top to bottom, enter the number of the first column from the left where a star appears. Enter these numbers as a single string with no separators.
Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 2:30, Master = 3:45, Expert = 7:30
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5’15, very pleasant, nice theme, I found it renewing the genre.
A great execution of the theme.
6:33.I enjoyed solving this SB…
Thanks for all the very kind comments. I’m glad you enjoyed the puzzle. It was fun to design something to a requested theme, so feel free to share any future ideas you might have.