Skyscrapers by Thomas Snyder

Skyscrapers by Thomas Snyder

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or solve online (using our beta test of Penpa-Edit tools)

Theme: Two Sandwich

Author/Opus: This is the 413th puzzle from Thomas Snyder, aka Dr. Sudoku.

Rules: Standard Skyscrapers rules.

Difficulty: 3.5 stars

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 6:30, Master = 8:00, Expert = 16:00

Solution: PDF and solving video.

Note: Follow this link for classic Skyscrapers puzzles and this link for variations on Skyscrapers puzzles. If you are new to this puzzle type, here are our easiest Skyscrapers Puzzles to get started on. More Skyscrapers puzzles can be found in The Art of Puzzles, in our beginner-friendly collection Intro to GMPuzzles by Serkan Yürekli, and in the e-book Skyscrapers by Ashish Kumar.

Sunday Update and Solutions

Our previous week of Sudoku puzzles is gathered together in this PDF and the solutions are in this PDF. More Sudoku puzzles can be found in these books in our store. All of our books feature original puzzles (not from the website), and buying these books is a great way to support the site while getting more fun logical challenges to solve.

The daily solution videos are on the posts and linked below:

Our next week of puzzles features Skyscrapers puzzles, and in a few minutes we will have a Sunday Stumper from Jonas Gleim, an Arrow Sudoku / Thermo-Sudoku hybrid.

Sudoku by Thomas Snyder

Sudoku by Thomas Snyder

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or solve online (using our beta test of Penpa-Edit tools)

Theme: Four C

Author/Opus: This is the 412th puzzle from Thomas Snyder, aka Dr. Sudoku.

Rules: Standard Sudoku rules.

Difficulty: 3.5 stars

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 6:30, Master = 9:45, Expert = 19:30

Solution: PDF and solving video.

Note: Follow this link for other classic Sudoku. If you are new to this puzzle type, here are our easiest Sudoku to get started on. More classic Sudoku puzzles can be found in The Art of Sudoku, The Art of Sudoku 2 and in our beginner-friendly collection Intro to GMPuzzles by Serkan Yürekli.

Sunday Update and Solutions

Our previous week of Slitherlink puzzles is gathered together in this PDF and the solutions are in this PDF. More Slitherlink puzzles can be found in these books in our store. All of our books feature original puzzles (not from the website), and buying these books is a great way to support the site while getting more fun logical challenges to solve.

The daily solution videos are on the posts and linked below:

Our next week of puzzles features four classic Sudoku and two variations. We’ll also have an interesting Arrow Sudoku / Thermo-Sudoku hybrid for a Sunday Stumper in seven days.

New E-Book, Sunday Update, and Solutions

We’ve just published our third volume of the Grandmaster Puzzles Quarterly series. This title contains sixty puzzles across these genres: Thermo-Sudoku, Skyscrapers, Battleships, Cross the Streams, Kuromasu, and Balance Loop. Go to the link above to purchase the book PDF file. This marks two books released in two weeks after our Starter Pack 2: Tapa title was launched last Sunday.

Our past week of “Starter Pack” Variety puzzles is in this PDF and the solutions are in this PDF. More easy puzzles for people learning new puzzles can be found in our store.

The daily solution videos are on the posts and linked below:

Our next week of puzzles features Slitherlink and variations, which will also be a theme for an upcoming puzzle book later this spring.

New E-Book, Sunday Update, and Solutions

We’ve just published our second Starter Pack, this one by Serkan Yürekli features 30 easy-to-medium Tapa puzzles for solvers getting started with this shading puzzle style. There is a page with penpa-edit links for all thirty puzzles for solvers that want to try these Tapa puzzles out online. Our upcoming week of puzzles will feature six puzzles with “starter pack” type difficulty from six different genres including Tapa.

Our past week of Cave puzzles is in this PDF and the solutions are in this PDF. More Cave puzzles can be found in our store.

The daily solution videos are on the posts and linked below:

Cave (Product) by Thomas Snyder

Cave by Thomas Snyder

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or solve online (using our beta test of Penpa-Edit tools; use tab to shift between shading mode and the linex mode where left click+drag draws lines and right click marks X’s)

Theme: Powers of Two

Author/Opus: This is the 411th puzzle from Thomas Snyder, aka Dr. Sudoku.

Rules: Variation of Cave rules. Each clue represents the product of the # of row cells visible (including the cell itself) with the # of column cells visible (including the cell itself).

Difficulty: 3 stars

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 4:00, Master = 5:45, Expert = 11:30

Solution: PDF and solving video.

Note: Follow this link for classic Caves and this link for Cave variations. If you are new to this puzzle type, here are our easiest Cave Puzzles to get started on. More Cave puzzles can be found in Roger Barkan’s Colossal Cave Collection, in The Art of Puzzles, and in our beginner-friendly collection Intro to GMPuzzles by Serkan Yürekli.