Pentominous by Elyot Grant

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Pentominous by Elyot Grant


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Theme: No Givens

Author/Opus: This is the 2nd puzzle from guest contributor Elyot Grant.

Rules: Standard Pentominous rules.

Difficulty: 3 stars

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 2:30, Master = 4:45, Expert = 9:30

Solution: PDF; a solution video is also available here.

Note: Follow this link for other Pentominous puzzles. If you are new to this puzzle type, here are our easiest Pentominous to get started on. More Pentominous puzzles can be found in the Plenty o’ Pentominous series by Grant Fikes and Murat Can Tonta and in our beginner-friendly collection Intro to GMPuzzles by Serkan Yürekli.

  • Brian Joughin says:

    I got pretty far but ultimately got stuck & ended up bifurcating with a correct guess, and then working back to find a feasible piece of forward logic that would have finished it off. 20m.

  • skynet says:

    Beautiful puzzle.Lots of ifs and buts to go till the finish.Enjoyed the solve thoroughly.

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