Star Battle by Grant Fikes
or solve online (using our beta test of Penpa-Edit tools; in composite Star Battle mode a left click places a star, right click in a cell marks off the cell, and a right click on an edge or corner marks in a dot as a placement note.)
Theme: T Time
Author/Opus: This is the 371st puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Grant Fikes.
Rules: Standard Star Battle rules. One star per row, column, and region.
Difficulty: 1 star
Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 0:25, Master = 0:45, Expert = 1:30
Solution: PDF and solving video.
Note: Follow this link for other classic Star Battles and this link for Star Battle variations. If you are new to this puzzle type, here are our easiest Star Battles to get started on. More Star Battle puzzles can be found in The Art of Puzzles, in the books Star Battle by JinHoo Ahn and Star Battle 2 by JinHoo Ahn and Murat Can Tonta, and in our beginner-friendly collections Intro to GMPuzzles by Serkan Yürekli and Starter Pack 5: Star Battle by JinHoo Ahn.
1.45 finish thanks
Took me way too long to spot the break-in hehe, probably because my brain is hard-wired for 2-star star battles. But the puzzle has a nice flow.
1.10 Mins to solve this one. This is an easy puzzle.