Statue Park (Tapa Clues) by JinHoo Ahn

Statue Park (Tapa Clues) by JinHoo Ahn


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Theme: Octagon

Author/Opus: This is the 45th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster JinHoo Ahn.

Rules: Standard Statue Park rules, using a standard pentomino set. Number clues are equivalent to white circles and cannot be shaded. Also, number clues behave like Tapa clues and indicate the length(s) of consecutive shaded block(s) in the neighboring cells.

See also this example:

Statue Park (Tapa Clues) Example by Serkan Yürekli

Difficulty: 4.5 stars

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 6:45, Master = 15:00, Expert = 30:00

Solution: PDF and solving video.

Note: Follow this link for other classic Statue Park and this link for Statue Park variations. If you are new to this puzzle type, here are our easiest Statue Parks to get started on. More Statue Park puzzles can be found in the ebook Statue Park by Murat Can Tonta.

  • D says:

    Very nice today, different style with yesterday Sam’s puzzle. requiring counting the total. I like the ending of counting how many remaining pentonminoes had to be placed, and how tapa clue forcing the final solution

  • Very hard, but the “ahah!” moments were super rewarding. Thanks for these amazing puzzles. 🙂

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