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Theme: Cornered (originally on the US round for the 2016 WPF Puzzle Grand Prix)
Author/Opus: This is the 245th puzzle from Thomas Snyder, aka Dr. Sudoku.
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. Enter both digits of any two-digit column number.
Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 4:15, Master = 7:45, Expert = 15:30