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Double Kakuro by İlay Zehra Şenay

Kakuro by İlay Zehra Şenay

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Theme: 4×4

Author/Opus: This is the 3rd puzzle from guest contributor İlay Zehra Şenay.

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 and then the marked column from top to bottom, separating the groups with a comma.

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

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

Skyscrapers by Serkan Yürekli

Skyscrapers by Serkan Yürekli

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Theme: Clue Symmetry & Logic (This is a sample puzzle from the new beginner-friendly book: Intro to GMPuzzles)

Author/Opus: This is the 215th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Serkan Yürekli.

Rules: Standard Skyscrapers rules.

Answer String: Enter the 1st row from left to right, followed by a comma, followed by the 4th row from left to right.

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

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, and in our beginner-friendly collection Intro to GMPuzzles by Serkan Yürekli.

TomTom by Serkan Yürekli

TomTom by Serkan Yürekli

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Theme: 5 (This is a sample puzzle from the new beginner-friendly book: Intro to GMPuzzles)

Author/Opus: This is the 214th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Serkan Yürekli.

Rules: Standard TomTom rules, using the integers 1-5.

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

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 0:30, Master = 1:00, Expert = 2:00

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

Kakuro (Gapped) by Grant Fikes

Kakuro by Grant Fikes

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Theme: Clue Symmetry and Logic

Author/Opus: This is the 275th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Grant Fikes.

Rules: Standard Kakuro Rules. Also, some cells may remain empty but empty cells cannot share an edge with other empty cells.

Answer String: Enter the values in each cell in the 2nd row from left to right and then in the 7th column from top to bottom, separating the two entries with a comma. Enter a capital X in the string for an empty white cell. Ignore black cells.

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 7:30, Master = 10:00, Expert = 20:00

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 Dan Katz

Kakuro by Dan Katz

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Theme: Clue Symmetry and Logic

Author/Opus: This is the 9th puzzle from guest contributor Dan Katz.

Rules: Standard Kakuro Rules.

Answer String: Enter the values in each cell in the 8th row from left to right and then in the 5th column from top to bottom, separating the two entries with a comma. Ignore black cells.

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 4:00, Master = 6:00, Expert = 12:00

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 Yunus Emre Büyükkale

Kakuro by Yunus Emre Büyükkale

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Theme: Shuriken

Author/Opus: This is the 1st puzzle from guest contributor Yunus Emre Büyükkale.

Rules: Standard Kakuro Rules.

Answer String: Enter the values in each cell in the 1st column from top to bottom and then in the 9th column from top to bottom, separating the two entries with a comma. Ignore black cells.

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

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.

Kakuro by Dan Katz

Kakuro by Dan Katz

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Theme: Four Rooms

Author/Opus: This is the 8th puzzle from guest contributor Dan Katz.

Rules: Standard Kakuro Rules.

Answer String: Enter the values in each cell in the 2nd row from left to right and then in the 6th row from left to right, separating the two entries with a comma. Ignore black cells.

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

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.