Japanese+Latin Sums by Serkan Yürekli

Japanese+Latin Sums by Serkan Yürekli


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Theme: Clue Symmetry and Logic

Author/Opus: This is the 127th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Serkan Yürekli.

Rules: Hybrid of Japanese Sums and Latin Squares. Place a digit from 1-6 (1-4 in the example) into some cells so that each digit appears exactly once in each row and column. Numbers outside the grid indicate the sums of all adjacent digits in order in that row or column.

Japanese+Latin Sums Example by Thomas Snyder

Answer String: Enter the 2nd row from left to right, followed by a comma, followed by the 8th column from top to bottom. Use a capital X for empty cells.

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 4:45, Master = 7:30, Expert = 15:00

Solution: PDF; a solution video is available here.

Note: Follow this link for other Japanese Sums puzzles.

  • skynet says:

    Thanks for the brilliant puzzles this week.My favourites in order are Kakuro and TomTom followed by Hundred.Initially I was apprehensive about the Hundred Puzzle and sceptical about my completion of it as the possibilities for a 100 seemed almost humongous.But, the moment I assumed that the zvqqyr ebj nyernql pbagnvaf qvtvgf juvpu nqq hc gb n 0 sbe gur havg’f cynpr ,the puzzle’s wheels were set into motion and then with a little bit of tinkering ,it went smoothly .A fun puzzle week overall !

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