Slitherlink (Unequal Lengths) by Murat Can Tonta

Slitherlink by Murat Can Tonta


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Theme: L’s

Author/Opus: This is the 223rd puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Murat Can Tonta.

Rules: Standard Slitherlink rules, but any two consecutive line segments cannot have the same length (i.e., on both sides of any turn, the loop must travel different lengths).

Difficulty: 3 stars

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 2:30, Master = 5:00, Expert = 10:00

Solution: PDF and solving video.

Note: Follow this link for classic Slitherlink and this link for Slitherlink variations. If you are new to this puzzle type, here are our easiest Slitherlink puzzles to get started on. More Slitherlink puzzles can be found in The Art of Puzzles, Slitherlink and Variations, and our beginner-friendly book Logic Puzzles 101.

  • Shawn L says:

    Ooh, I really enjoyed this Unequal Lengths constraint and how Murat integrated it into this Slitherlink. It was a real joy to think on, puzzle through, make progress and finally victory. Thank you Murat and Thomas for this puzzle!

  • emin says:

    I totally agree with the comment above.

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