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Author/Opus: This is the 242nd puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Prasanna Seshadri.
Rules: Standard Pentopia rules: Place some of the given pentominoes in the grid so that no pentominoes touch, not even diagonally. Pentominoes cannot repeat in the grid; rotations and reflections of a pentomino are considered the same shape. The arrow clues indicate all the directions (up, down, left, and right) where the nearest pentominoes are located when looking from that square. (Arrow clues cannot contain pentomino shapes.) Also, see this example:
Difficulty: 3.5 stars
Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 5:30, Master = 8:30, Expert = 17:00