[This is a repost from our archives with new notes at the top (original post here): The first week of Tapa puzzles ended with this large challenge where the size as well as different clue patterns set up the “block party”. Hopefully you’ll enjoy the challenge of getting all the way around this tightly packed grid.]
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or solve online (using our beta test of Penpa-Edit tools; use tab to shift between shading mode and the composite Yajilin mode where left click marks cells, right click marks dots in cells or X’s on edges, left click+drag draws lines.)
Theme: Block Party — repeated clues in each corner.
Estimated Difficulty*: 3.5 stars
Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 4:00, Master = 8:00, Expert = 16:00
Note: Follow this link for classic Tapa and this link for Tapa variations. If you are new to this puzzle type, here are our easiest Tapa puzzles to get started on. More Tapa puzzles can be found in The Art of Puzzles, in Tapa and Variations 1, 2, and 3, and in our beginner-friendly books Intro to GMPuzzles and Starter Pack 2: Tapa, all by Serkan Yürekli.