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Theme: The most popular puzzle of TVC XIV
Author/Opus: This is the 154th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Serkan Yürekli.
Rules: Standard Tapa rules. Additionally, the Tapa wall should be formed by the nine pentominoes given below the grid without overlapping. Pentominoes may be rotated and/or mirrored. (Each pentomino is used exactly once.)
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 = 3:15, Master = 9:00, Expert = 18:00
Note: Follow this link for other Tapa variations and this link for classic Tapa. If you are new to this puzzle type, here are our easiest Tapa puzzles to get started on. More Tapa puzzles can be found in The Art of Puzzles and in Tapa and Variations, both by Serkan Yürekli.