Kakuro (Touchy) by Grant Fikes [Patron Bonus]

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Kakuro by Grant Fikes

Theme: Clue Symmetry and Logic

Author/Opus: This is the 243rd puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Grant Fikes.

Rules: Standard Kakuro rules. Also, each placed number must share an edge with at least one other cell containing a consecutive number (1 higher or 1 lower).

Answer String: Enter the values in each white cell in the marked columns from top to bottom, separating the groups with a comma.

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 5:15, Master = 9:15, Expert = 18:30

Note: Follow this link for other Kakuro puzzles. More Kakuro puzzles can be found in Kakuro and Variations by Serkan Yürekli. Kakuro will also be featured in the upcoming The Art of Puzzles 2.

Double Kakuro by Grant Fikes

Kakuro by Grant Fikes

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Theme: Cloverleaf

Author/Opus: This is the 242nd puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Grant Fikes.

Rules: Variation of Kakuro. The gray (2×2) cells are to be filled by a single digit which sits in multiple rows and columns. No digits can repeat within an entry, regardless of if it is in a small or large cell.

Answer String: Enter the values in each white/gray cell in the marked row from left to right then the marked column from top to bottom, separating the groups with a comma.

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 2:00, Master = 4:00, Expert = 8:00

Note: Follow this link for other Kakuro puzzles. More Kakuro puzzles can be found in Kakuro and Variations by Serkan Yürekli. Kakuro will also be featured in the upcoming The Art of Puzzles 2.

Kakuro by Grant Fikes

Kakuro by Grant Fikes

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Theme: Clue Symmetry and Logic

Author/Opus: This is the 241st puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Grant Fikes.

Rules: Standard Kakuro Rules.

Answer String: Enter the values in each white cell in the marked columns from top to bottom, separating the groups with a comma.

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 3:00, Master = 3:45, Expert = 7:30

Note: Follow this link for other Kakuro puzzles. More Kakuro puzzles can be found in Kakuro and Variations by Serkan Yürekli. Kakuro will also be featured in the upcoming The Art of Puzzles 2.

Nurikabe by Grant Fikes

Nurikabe by Grant Fikes

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Theme: Go Four a Swim (for Daniel Cohen)

Author/Opus: This is the 240th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Grant Fikes.

Rules: Standard Nurikabe rules.

Answer String: Enter the length in cells of each of the black segments (the unnumbered, connected “ocean”) from left to right for the marked rows. Separate each row’s entry from the next with a comma.

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 5:45, Master = 7:45, Expert = 15:30

Note: Follow this link for classic Nurikabe puzzles on this website and this link for other variations on Nurikabe puzzles. If you are new to this puzzle type, here are our easiest Nurikabe puzzles to get started on. More Nurikabe puzzles can be in The Art of Puzzles collection.

Country Road by Grant Fikes

Country Road by Grant Fikes

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Theme: Clue Symmetry & Logic (for TheSubro)

Author/Opus: This is the 239th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Grant Fikes.

Rules: Draw a single non-intersecting loop in the grid that enters and exits each bold region exactly once. If a number clue is given in a region, that number indicates the exact number of cells used by the loop in the region. Unused cells cannot be orthogonally adjacent across different regions.

Answer String: Enter the length in cells of the horizontal loop segments from left to right in the marked rows, starting at the top. If the loop only has vertical segments in the marked row, enter 0. Separate each row’s entry with a comma.

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 1:45, Master = 2:45, Expert = 5:30

Note: Follow this link for other less common Loop variations.

Fillomino by Grant Fikes

We celebrate Grant’s 30th birthday with this giant Fillomino puzzle.

Fillomino by Grant Fikes

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Theme: Happy 30th Birthday

Author/Opus: This is the 238th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Grant Fikes.

Rules: Standard Fillomino rules.

Answer String: For each cell in the marked rows/columns, enter the area of the polyomino it belongs to. Enter just the last digit for any two-digit number. Start with the 15th row, followed by a comma, followed by the 24th row.

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 15:00, Master = 30:00, Expert = 1:00:00

Note: Follow this link for other classic Fillomino. If you are new to this puzzle type, here are our easiest Fillomino puzzles to get started on. More Fillomino puzzles can be found in The Art of Puzzles and in Fill o’ Fillomino by Grant Fikes.

Fillomino by Grant Fikes [Patron Bonus]

We make posts for our patron bonus puzzles so that people have a space to comment on these puzzles, mark as FAVES, or log their solving. If you are interested in receiving an extra puzzle each week, become a patron at the Master level or above at Patreon.

Fillomino by Grant Fikes

Theme: Clue Symmetry and Logic (Bonus for Daniel Cohen and our other patrons)

Author/Opus: This is the 237th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Grant Fikes.

Rules: Standard Fillomino rules.

Answer String: For each cell in the marked rows/columns, enter the area of the polyomino it belongs to. Enter just the last digit for any two-digit number. Start with the 8th row, followed by a comma, followed by the 9th column.

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 1:45, Master = 3:00, Expert = 6:00

Note: Follow this link for other classic Fillomino. If you are new to this puzzle type, here are our easiest Fillomino puzzles to get started on.