Easy as Japanese Sums by Serkan Yürekli

Easy as Japanese Sums by Serkan Yürekli


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Theme: 1 to 10

Author/Opus: This is the 372nd puzzle from our managing editor Serkan Yürekli.

Rules: Fill some cells with numbers 1-4 so that each row and column contains each number from 1 to 4 exactly once as well as two empty cells. Numbers outside of the grid indicate the sum of all numbers in the first connected group in that direction as in a Japanese Sums puzzle.

Japanese Sums Example

Difficulty: 2.5 stars

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 2:00, Master = 3:15, Expert = 6:30

Solution: PDF and solving video.

Note: Follow this link for other Japanese Sums puzzles.

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