Statue Park by Prasanna Seshadri

Statue Park by Prasanna Seshadri

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Theme: Odd Man Out

Author/Opus: This is the 188th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Prasanna Seshadri.

Rules: Standard Statue Park rules. This puzzle uses a standard tetromino set.

Difficulty: 1.5 stars

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 0:40, Master = 1:00, Expert = 2:00

Solution: PDF

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.

Skyscrapers (Even/Odd) by Prasanna Seshadri

Skyscrapers by Prasanna Seshadri

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Theme: Checkerboard

Author/Opus: This is the 187th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Prasanna Seshadri.

Rules: Standard Skyscrapers rules. Also, cells with a circle must contain an odd digit.

Difficulty: 2 stars

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 1:20, Master = 2:00, Expert = 4:00

Solution: PDF

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.

Persistence of Memory by Prasanna Seshadri

Persistence of Memory by Prasanna Seshadri

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Theme: Tetrominoes

Author/Opus: This is the 186th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Prasanna Seshadri.

Rules: Draw a snake (a 1-cell wide path) from one dot to the other by moving horizontally or vertically between adjacent squares. The snake cannot touch itself, not even diagonally. All highlighted regions must be visited by the snake, and may be re-entered. If two or more highlighted regions have the same shape and orientation, then how the path passes through those shapes must be identical.

Difficulty: 3 stars

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 4:45, Master = 7:30, Expert = 15:00

Solution: PDF

Note: Follow this link for other Snake puzzles. More Snake puzzles and variations can be found in Snake and Variations by Serkan Yürekli.

Kurotto (Skyscrapers) by Prasanna Seshadri

Kurotto by Prasanna Seshadri

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Theme: Couples

Author/Opus: This is the 185th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Prasanna Seshadri.

Rules: Standard Kurotto rules. Also, numbers outside the grid show the number of separate shaded cells visible in that direction. A segment of length N in a given direction is taken as a building of height N. Buildings of height N block the view of all buildings behind them of equal or lesser height.

See also this example:

Kurotto Skyscrapers by Serkan Yürekli

Difficulty: 4 stars

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 4:30, Master = 9:30, Expert = 19:00

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

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

Kurotto by Prasanna Seshadri

Kurotto by Prasanna Seshadri

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Theme: Diagonal Pairs

Author/Opus: This is the 184th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Prasanna Seshadri.

Rules: Standard Kurotto rules.

Difficulty: 3 stars

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

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

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

Snake (Graffiti) by Prasanna Seshadri

Snake (Graffiti) by Prasanna Seshadri

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Author/Opus: This is the 183rd puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Prasanna Seshadri.

Rules: Blacken some cells to leave behind a snake (a 1-cell wide path) in white cells that doesn’t touch itself, not even diagonally. All white cells must be part of the snake with the head and tail given in the grid. Outside clues indicate the size of all groups of blackened cells in that row or column in order. There must be at least one white cell between each of these groups. When no clues are given, any number of cells may be shaded in that row/column.

Difficulty: 3 stars

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

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

Note: Follow this link for other Snake puzzles.

Araf by Prasanna Seshadri

Araf by Prasanna Seshadri

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Theme: Small and Big

Author/Opus: This is the 182nd puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Prasanna Seshadri.

Rules: Standard Araf rules.

Difficulty: 4 stars

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 4:15, Master = 6:15, Expert = 12:30

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

Note: Follow this link for more Araf puzzles on this website. If you are new to this puzzle type, here are our easiest Araf Puzzles to get started on.