Sunday update with solutions

Our most recent variety week of puzzles can be found in this PDF and the solutions are all grouped in this PDF and have also been linked to the individual posts.

We have a solving video for two of this past week’s puzzles. First is a solving video for the LITS from Chris Green:

We also have a video for the Saturday Fillomino variation from Nate Perkins:

This upcoming week will feature Cross the Streams puzzles and variations.

Sunday update with solutions

Our most recent week of Statue Parks can be found in this PDF and the solutions are all grouped in this PDF and have also been linked to the individual posts.

We have a solving video for three of this past week’s puzzles starting with the Wednesday “Parquet” Statue Park from Thomas Snyder:

as well as the difficult Friday “Polarization” Statue Park from Serkan Yürekli:

and the Saturday “Corners” Statue Park from Murat Can Tonta:

This upcoming week will feature a variety mix of puzzles from across our six puzzle genres.

Statue Park by Thomas Snyder

Statue Park by Thomas Snyder

PDF

Theme: Parquet

Author/Opus: This is the 362nd puzzle from Thomas Snyder, aka Dr. Sudoku.

Rules: Standard Statue Park rules. This puzzle uses a double set of tetrominoes (Note: as usual, all pieces can be rotated and/or reflected).

Difficulty: 2.5 stars

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 1:45, Master = 2:15, Expert = 4:30

Solution: PDF; a solution video is also available here.

Note: Follow this link for other Statue Park Puzzles. If you are new to this puzzle type, here are our easiest Statue Parks to get started on. More Statue Park puzzles can be found in the ebook Statue Park by Murat Can Tonta.

Sunday update with solutions

Our most recent week of Skyscrapers can be found in this PDF and the solutions are all grouped in this PDF and have also been linked to the individual posts.

We have a solving video for two of this week’s puzzles starting with the Thursday Skyscrapers from Ashish Kumar:

as well as the difficult Friday Skyscrapers from Salih Alan:

This upcoming week will feature Statue Park puzzles.

Sunday update with solutions

Our most recent mix of Sudoku puzzles and variations can be found in this PDF and the solutions are all grouped in this PDF and have also been linked to the individual posts.

We have a solving video for two of this week’s puzzles to highlight some of the elegant steps the designers put in, including the Even/Odd Sudoku by Rishi Puri:

as well as the classic Sudoku by Swaroop Guggilam.

This upcoming week will feature Skyscrapers puzzles.

Consecutive Pairs Sudoku by Thomas Snyder

Consecutive Pairs Sudoku by Thomas Snyder

PDF

Theme: Big X

Author/Opus: This is the 361st puzzle from Thomas Snyder, aka Dr. Sudoku.

Rules: Standard Sudoku rules. Additionally, if a grey circle is given between two adjacent cells, then the two numbers in those cells must be consecutive. (Note: not all grey circles are given; adjacent cells without a circle may contain either consecutive numbers or nonconsecutive numbers.)

Difficulty: 2.5 stars

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 2:20, Master = 3:30, Expert = 7:00

Solution: PDF

Note: Follow this link for other variations of Sudoku and this link for classic Sudoku. If you are new to this puzzle type, here are our easiest Sudoku to get started on.

Sunday update with solutions

Our most recent mix of variety puzzles can be found in this PDF and the solutions are all grouped in this PDF and have also been linked to the individual posts.

We have added a solving video for the Hot/Cold Thermo-Sudoku from Bryce Herdt:

And from our solving video archives, we’ve added a link to a great Fillomino (Cipher) by Palmer Mebane that is a puzzle you should check out if you missed it in 2014:

This upcoming week will feature a classic Sudoku and five Sudoku variations.