Tapa by Serkan Yürekli
(This is a bonus “second” puzzle that is not connected to the usual Monday-Saturday week difficulty.)
or solve online (using our beta test of Penpa-Edit tools; use tab to shift between shading mode and the composite Yajilin mode where left click marks cells, right click marks dots in cells or X’s on edges, left click+drag draws lines.)
Author/Opus: This is the 345th puzzle from our managing editor Serkan Yürekli.
Rules: Standard Tapa rules.
Difficulty: 2 stars
Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 1:00, Master = 2:30, Expert = 5:00
Solution: PDF; a solution video is also available here.
Note: Follow this link for classic Tapa and this link for Tapa variations. If you are new to this puzzle type, here are our easiest Tapa puzzles to get started on. More Tapa puzzles can be found in The Art of Puzzles, in Tapa and Variations, and in our beginner-friendly collection Intro to GMPuzzles, all by Serkan Yürekli.
Thank you Serkan Yürekli, great puzzle, took me a lot longer than I thought it would
This one is a tricky one. I have to watch the solution video to learn a few steps to solve this puzzle.