LITS (Signpost) by Chris Green

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LITS (Signpost) by Chris Green

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or solve online (using our beta test of Penpa-Edit tools; use tab to alternate between a shading mode and a mode to mark edges with an X.)

Theme: Jigsaw

Author/Opus: This is the 14th puzzle from guest contributor Chris Green.

Rules: Variation of LITS. Some cells or groups of cells are outlined and labeled with a letter. If any of these cells is shaded, then the tetromino shape must match the clued letter.

LITS Signpost Example by Thomas Snyder

Difficulty: 2.5 stars

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 3:15, Master = 5:00, Expert = 10:00

Solution: PDF and solving video.

Note: Follow this link for more variations of LITS and this link for classic LITS. If you are new to this puzzle type, here are our easiest LITS to get started on. More LITS puzzles can be found in LOTS O’ LITS by Grant Fikes and Prasanna Seshadri, in The Art of Puzzles 2, and in our beginner-friendly collection Intro to GMPuzzles by Serkan Yürekli.

  • bert says:

    That was a fun variant. Took me I while to find the break in, but smooth sailing afterwards.

  • marred says:

    Totally the same feeling. It also took me a moment to find break in because all the regions ale quite big and require some time to analyze signposts and their consequences.

    I will be glad to see more of this style with higher difficulty

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