Pentominous by Grant Fikes

Pentominous by Grant Fikes

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Theme: Gotta Catch ‘Em All (all characters that can be spelled with pentomino letters)

Author/Opus: This is the 211th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Grant Fikes.

Rules: Standard Pentominous rules.

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 = 11:30, Master = 14:30, Expert = 29:00

Solution: PDF

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  • skynet says:

    39mins . I enjoyed this. Had some trouble after placing the top evtug “G” jvgu bar bs gur tvira Gf nf gur sbpny cbvag . Other than that a pleasant solve .

  • Rob says:

    That was a really fun set, thanks Grant!

    The way this one felt while solving, it’s hard to believe it’s unique. I’m looking forward to a more leisurely resolve.

  • Loren says:

    I really enjoyed the fact (rot-13 since very minor spoiler, if you haven’t solved it yet):

    gung gurer jrer ab S’f va gur fbyhgvba. Irel ovt A. Tvira gur chmmyr pensgre, V nffhzr vg jnf vagragvbany.

  • aclayton says:

    A really fun solve with a wonderful theme (timely, if I remember the corresponding craze correctly!)

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