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Author/Opus: This is the 185th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Prasanna Seshadri.
Rules: Standard Kurotto rules. Also, numbers outside the grid show the number of separate shaded cells visible in that direction. A segment of length N in a given direction is taken as a building of height N. Buildings of height N block the view of all buildings behind them of equal or lesser height.
See also this example:
Difficulty: 4 stars
Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 4:30, Master = 9:30, Expert = 19:00
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