Statue Park by Murat Can Tonta

Statue Park by Murat Can Tonta

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Theme: Black Hole Sun

Author/Opus: This is the 51st puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Murat Can Tonta.

Rules: Standard Statue Park rules.

Answer String: Enter the length in cells of each of the shaded segments from left to right for the marked rows, starting at the top. Separate each row’s entry from the next with a comma.

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 6:30, Master = 11:15, Expert = 22:30

Solution: PDF; a solution video is available here.

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  • Rob says:

    For the longest time I thought I nyfb svg gur qvntbany guerr. Got easier after. Very pretty!

  • Michael says:

    I enjoyed the flow of logic in this one, V yhpxvyl abgvprq gung gur ‘v’ cvrpr bayl unq 1 cynpr gb svg naq gura rirelguvat sbyybjrq avpryl sebz gurer.

    • Carl W says:

      Ah, drat. I noticed that quite early but I somehow also thought that bar bs gur prageny sbhe tviraf pbhyq pbaarpg gb bar bs gur fgevatf bs guerr ubevmbagny/iregvpny tviraf gb sbez gur V juvyr gur bgure guerr prageny tviraf jbhyq sbez n H. V jnf boivbhfyl vtabevat gur juvgr-pbaarpgvivgl ehyr gung sbeprf gur prageny K vzzrqvngryl. Fb V znqr guvf chmmyr zhpu uneqre guna vg arrqrq gb or.

      Oh well. I still enjoyed it.

  • Carl W says:

    Brilliant puzzle, Murat! The symmetry of the black givens made for a unique and challenging opening to this puzzle. I enjoyed it very much.

  • JohnJBulten says:

    Fascinating puzzle where one can start by placing the I first.

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