Skyscrapers by JinHoo Ahn

Skyscrapers by JinHoo Ahn


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Theme: Triplets

Author/Opus: This is the 24th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster JinHoo Ahn.

Rules: Standard Skyscrapers rules.

Difficulty: 2 stars

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 1:00, Master = 1:45, Expert = 3:30

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

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  • Scott Handelman says:

    I feel like I solved this in a way I haven’t solved many Skyscrapers. Basically, I svyyrq va gur guerr svirf ba gur obggbz ebj neovgenevyl, gura qrgrezvarq jung gur guerr 2-pbyhzaf unq gb or, naq gura qrgrezvarq juvpu crezhgngvba bs gubfr guerr pbyhzaf znqr gur 3-ebjf jbex.

  • Teddy says:

    A good easy puzzle.

  • alightcap says:

    Interesting idea, I started by noticing n sbhe-svir cnve va pbyhza bar, ebjf bar naq gjb, gura n sbhe-svir cnve va ebj gjb, pbyhzaf bar naq gjb. Gura, V abgvprq gung bar pnaabg or va ebj bar haqre nal bs gur gjb pyhrf, fb gur gbc gjb ol gjb obk vf svyyrq jvgu svir, bar, sbhe, svir.

    Gura, nf gur gvgyr bs gur chmmyr vaqvpngrf V unq gevcyrf va ebjf bar naq gjb naq pbyhzaf bar naq gjb. Sbphfvat ba gur gjb pyhrf naq gur gevcyrf gurer V jbexrq bhg jung rnpu pbyhza zhfg ybbx yvxr, tvivat zr gevcyrf va gur erznvavat bcra pryyf. Sebz gurer, vg jnf rnfl gb svavfu gur svefg gjb pbyhzaf gura gur erznvavat pryyf.

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