Skyscrapers (Sum) by Ashish Kumar

Skyscrapers (Sum) by Ashish Kumar


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Theme: The Rising of 2022

Author/Opus: This is the 84th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Ashish Kumar.

Rules: Variation of Skyscrapers; each clue represents the sum of the heights of the visible buildings in that direction.

Difficulty: 4 stars

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 5:45, Master = 11:00, Expert = 22:00

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

Note: Follow this link for classic Skyscrapers puzzles and this link for variations on Skyscrapers puzzles. If you are new to this puzzle type, here are our easiest Skyscrapers Puzzles to get started on. More Skyscrapers puzzles can be found in The Art of Puzzles, in our beginner-friendly collection Intro to GMPuzzles by Serkan Yürekli, and in the e-book Skyscrapers by Ashish Kumar.

  • D says:

    19mins solved. I like the clue in the upper grid, especially both 20 clues. little bit confuse at the beginning, but smooth after notice that it is just counting possible combination

  • David Altizio says:

    Wow, this took an hour to solve for me. It didn’t help that at one point I performed combination analysis on a “22 sum” that was actually a 20 sum!

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