Line of Sight by Ashish Kumar
This puzzle style was created by Naoki Inaba, and will be in our upcoming Loop Variety Collection 2.
or solve online (using our beta test of Penpa-Edit tools in default edgex mode where left-click+drag draws line and right click marks X’s)
Author/Opus: This is the 102nd puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Ashish Kumar.
Rules: Draw a single, non-intersecting loop that only consists of horizontal and vertical segments between the dots. The clues in the grid indicate the length of the straight line segment first seen in the direction of the arrow.
Also see this example:
Difficulty: 3 stars
Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 4:15, Master = 5:30, Expert = 11:00
Solution: PDF and solving video.
Note: Follow this link for other Loop/Path puzzles. More Line of Sight puzzles are in the book Loop Variety Collection 2.
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Cool genre, and lovely puzzle!