Minesweeper by Ashish Kumar
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Author/Opus: This is the 73rd puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Ashish Kumar.
Rules: Standard Minesweeper rules.
Difficulty: 2.5 stars
Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 1:30, Master = 2:45, Expert = 5:30
Solution: PDF; a solution video is also available here.
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This puzzle looks familiar 😉
Took a long time to see the start to this puzzle, but once I did most of the deductions were fairly quick. Nice and subtle break-in 🙂