Even/Odd Sudoku by Serkan Yürekli

Even Odd Sudoku by Serkan Yürekli

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Theme: The King

Author/Opus: This is the 200th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Serkan Yürekli.

Rules: Standard Sudoku rules. Also, digits in circles must be odd and digits in squares must be even.

Answer String: Enter the 3rd row from left to right, followed by a comma, followed by the 6th row from left to right.

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 2:30, Master = 4:00, Expert = 8:00

Note: Follow this link for other Even/Odd Sudoku. Follow this link for classic Sudoku.

Cave by Serkan Yürekli [Bonus]

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Cave by Serkan Yürekli

Theme: 5+

Author/Opus: This is the 199th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Serkan Yürekli.

Rules: Standard Cave rules.

Answer String: Enter the length in cells of each of the cave segments from left to right for the marked rows, starting at the top. Separate each row’s entry with a comma.

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 2:30, Master = 4:00, Expert = 8:00

Note: Follow this link for other classic Caves. 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 The Art of Puzzles and in Roger Barkan’s Colossal Cave Collection.

Formed Cave by Serkan Yürekli

Cave by Serkan Yürekli

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Theme: Clue Symmetry and Logic

Author/Opus: This is the 198th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Serkan Yürekli.

Rules: Standard Cave rules; also, all groups of cells outside the Cave must be formed out of different arrangements of exactly five cells (i.e., different pentominoes). Pentomino shapes may be reflected or rotated, but they cannot repeat or touch each other. Not all pentominoes need to appear.

This example uses four cell regions (i.e., tetrominoes) within the same rules.

Cave by Thomas Snyder

Answer String: Enter the length in cells of each of the cave segments from left to right for the marked rows, starting at the top. Separate each row’s entry with a comma.

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 6:45, Master = 11:45, Expert = 23:30

Note: Follow this link for other Cave variations and this link for other classic Caves. 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 The Art of Puzzles and in Roger Barkan’s Colossal Cave Collection.

Castle Wall by Serkan Yürekli

Castle Wall by Serkan Yürekli

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Theme: White-Out

Author/Opus: This is the 197th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Serkan Yürekli.

Rules: Standard Castle Wall rules.

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 = 3:45, Expert = 7:30

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

Nanro by Serkan Yürekli [Bonus]

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Nanro by Serkan Yürekli

Theme: Crosses

Author/Opus: This is the 196th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Serkan Yürekli.

Rules: Standard Nanro rules.

Answer String: Enter the length in cells of each of the segments labeled with numbers from left to right for the marked rows, starting at the top. Separate each row’s entry from the next with a comma.

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

Note: Follow this link for Nanro puzzles on this website and this link for variations on Nanro puzzles. If you are new to this puzzle type, here are our easiest Nanro Puzzles to get started on. More Nanro puzzles can be found in A Number o’ Nanro by Prasanna Seshadri.

Skyscrapers by Serkan Yürekli

Skyscrapers by Serkan Yürekli

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Theme: Clue Symmetry and Logic

Author/Opus: This is the 195th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Serkan Yürekli.

Rules: Standard Skyscrapers rules.

Answer String: Enter the 3rd row from left to right, followed by a comma, followed by the 5th row from left to right.

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 2:15, Master = 3:15, Expert = 6:30

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.

Skyscrapers (Possibilities) by Serkan Yürekli [Bonus]

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Skyscrapers by Serkan Yürekli

Theme: Clue Symmetry and Logic

Author/Opus: This is the 194th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Serkan Yürekli.

Rules: Standard Skyscrapers Rules. Also, clues outside the grid represent the only two possibilities for the number of the buildings that can be seen from the corresponding directions.

See also this example:

Skyscrapers by Serkan Yürekli

Answer String: Enter the 2nd row from left to right, followed by a comma, followed by the 3rd column from top to bottom.

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 1:40, Master = 2:30, Expert = 5:00

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