Nurikabe by Michael Tang

Nurikabe by Michael Tang


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Theme: Pairs of Sevens

Author/Opus: This is the 5th puzzle from guest contributor Michael Tang.

Rules: Standard Nurikabe rules.

Answer String: Enter the length in cells of each of the black segments (the unnumbered, connected “ocean”) from left to right for the marked rows. Separate each row’s entry from the next with a comma.

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 2:00, Master = 3:15, Expert = 6:30

Solution: PDF

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  • skynet says:

    10:21.Broke & fixed.Think I missed the logic as it was a ‘feel’ kind of solve for me rather than hard logic.

  • Freddie Hand says:

    There is one very nice logical step that you probably missed. Trivial steps should take you to a sticking point. From there, did you notice that vs gur 6 va E8P2 bpphcvrf E4P3, gur 3 unf abjurer gb tb?

  • skynet says:

    Thanks @Freddie.I didn’t see this in my solve.This helps definitely.

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