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Author/Opus: This is the 68th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Ashish Kumar.
Rules: Standard Nurikabe rules. Also, the numbers outside the grid show the number of shaded segments visible in that direction (as in Skyscrapers). A shaded segment of length N in a given direction is taken as a building of height N. A building blocks the view of any building behind it of equal or lesser height.
Also, see this example:
Difficulty: 3 stars
Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 2:30, Master = 4:30, Expert = 9:00
Note: Follow this link for classic Nurikabe and this link for Nurikabe variations. If you are new to this puzzle type, here are our easiest Nurikabe puzzles to get started on. More Nurikabe puzzles can be in The Art of Puzzles, in our beginner-friendly book Logic Puzzles 101, and in the e-book Nurikabe by Ashish Kumar.