### Kakuro (Kropki) by Serkan Yürekli

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Theme: V for Victory

Author/Opus: This is the 281st puzzle from our managing editor Serkan Yürekli.

Rules: Standard Kakuro rules. Also, a white circle between two cells shows that the digits in those cells are consecutive (i.e., they differ by 1). A black circle shows that the digit in one of the cells has twice the value of the other. If there is no circle between adjacent cells, neither of these properties holds. (Note: between 1 and 2, either a white or a black circle can be given.)

Difficulty: 4 stars

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 4:30, Master = 7:00, Expert = 14:00

Solution: PDF

Note: Follow this link for other Kakuro puzzles. More Kakuro puzzles can be found in Kakuro and Variations by Serkan Yürekli and in The Art of Puzzles 2.

• Jack Bross says:

Elegant puzzle. Tightly constructed with a satisfying solving path — it’s fun seeing all the little ambiguities and open areas resolving themselves with clever use of the Kropki constraints.

• str says:

This made Kakuro fun. Took me a long time, haha!

Very happy about these daily posts. Thanks for all the great work!

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