### Fillomino (Cipher) by Tim Marsden

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Theme: Clue Symmetry and Logic

Author/Opus: This is the 1st puzzle from guest contributor Tim Marsden. [Update: this puzzle is the 10th puzzle from guest contributor Dan Katz and is part of a set connected to the 2019 Mystery Hunt.]

Rules: Standard Fillomino rules. Also, each letter represents a different positive integer.

Answer String: For each cell in the marked rows/columns, enter the area of the polyomino it belongs to. Enter just the last digit for any two-digit number. Start with the 3rd row, followed by a comma, followed by the 8th column.

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 2:00, Master = 4:15, Expert = 8:30

Solution: PDF

Note: Follow this link for other classic Fillomino and this link for more variations on Fillomino puzzles. If you are new to this puzzle type, here are our easiest Fillomino puzzles to get started on. More Fillomino puzzles can be found in The Art of Puzzles, in Fill o’ Fillomino and Fill o’ Fillomino 2 by Grant Fikes, and in our beginner-friendly book Logic Puzzles 101.

• Bryce Herdt says:

MUDPATCH+N, DUTCHMAN+P… CHANT DUMP? Sorry, is there rhyme or reason to the choice of letters?

• Dan Katz says:

Now that the event is over, I think it’s safe to answer this question: The four “Tim Marsden” puzzles, in addition to being solvable independently, served as part of this puzzle from the 2019 MIT Mystery Hunt:

http://web.mit.edu/puzzle/www/2019/puzzle/connect_four.html

• skynet says:

6 mins.

• karkea says:

7:12 interesting puzzle.

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