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Theme: Grandmaster Puzzles (GP)
Author/Opus: This is the 352nd puzzle from Thomas Snyder, aka Dr. Sudoku.
Rules: Standard Star Battle rules. One star per row, column, and region.
Answer String: For each row from top to bottom, enter the number of the first column from the left where a star appears. Enter these numbers as a single string with no separators.
Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 1:00, Master = 1:15, Expert = 2:30
Note: Follow this link for other classic Star Battles. If you are new to this puzzle type, here are our easiest Star Battles to get started on. More Star Battle puzzles can be found in The Art of Puzzles and in our beginner-friendly collection Intro to GMPuzzles by Serkan Yürekli.