### Consecutive Pairs Sudoku by Tom Collyer

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Theme: Clue Symmetry and Logic

Author/Opus: This is the 32nd puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Tom Collyer.

Rules: Standard Consecutive Pairs Sudoku rules. (If a gray circle is given between two adjacent cells, then the two numbers in those cells must be consecutive. Note not all gray circles are given; adjacent cells without a circle may contain either consecutive numbers or nonconsecutive numbers.)

Answer String: Enter the 3rd row from left to right, followed by a comma, followed by the 7th row from left to right.

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 8:15, Master = 11:45, Expert = 23:30

Solution: PDF

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• skynet says:

20:41.Hard and nice

• Aaron Chan says:

I actually found this to be easier than the Thursday one, by quite a bit.

• Carl W says:

I really enjoyed the opening portion of this puzzle. It felt very unique and quite unlike any sudoku I’ve done before, (placing large sets of numbers together). Thanks!

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