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Skyscrapers by Serkan Yürekli

Skyscrapers by Serkan Yürekli

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Theme: A Land of 2

Author/Opus: This is the 188th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Serkan Yürekli.

Rules: Standard Skyscrapers rules.

Answer String: Enter the 2nd row from left to right, followed by a comma, followed by the 5th row from left to right.

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 1:30, Master = 2:00, Expert = 4:00

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.

TomTom (Mystery) by Thomas Snyder

TomTom by Thomas Snyder

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Theme: 300 Posts

Author/Opus: This is the 300th puzzle from Thomas Snyder, aka Dr. Sudoku.

Rules: Standard TomTom rules, except the digit set is unknown. This puzzle uses 9 distinct non−negative integers.

Answer String: Enter the 8th row from left to right followed by the 9th row from left to right. Enter all digits for any multi-digit number, do not use spaces, and separate the entries with a comma.

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 12:00, Master = 22:30, Expert = 45:00

Note: Follow this link for variations of TomTom and this link for more classic 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.

TomTom by Thomas Snyder

TomTom by Thomas Snyder

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Theme: Repeats Upon Repeats

Author/Opus: This is the 302nd* puzzle from Thomas Snyder, aka Dr. Sudoku. (*Saturday’s puzzle is a 300th post special, so this entry is out of order.)

Rules: Standard TomTom rules, using the integers 1-7.

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 = 2:30, Master = 4:30, Expert = 9:00

Note: Follow this link for other classic 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.

TomTom by Serkan Yürekli

TomTom by Serkan Yürekli

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Theme: Ordered Spiral

Author/Opus: This is the 177th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Serkan Yürekli.

Rules: Standard TomTom rules, using the integers 1-6.

Answer String: Enter the 4th 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 = 2:30, Master = 3:45, Expert = 7:30

Note: Follow this link for other classic 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.

TomTom (Combo Variation) by Carl Worth

TomTom by Carl Worth

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Theme: Logical

Author/Opus: This is the 29th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Carl Worth.

Rules: Standard TomTom rules, except that fractional values are allowed as clues. Also, some cages have multiple operations. These cages must have the same value when operated on by either operation (e.g., a +× cage could contain 123 because 1+2+3 = 1×2×3). This puzzle uses the integers 1-5.

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

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 1:45, Master = 3:30, Expert = 7:00

Note: Follow this link for variations of TomTom and this link for more classic 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.

TomTom (No Touch) by Dan Katz

TomTom by Dan Katz

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Theme: Four Exits

Author/Opus: This is the 5th puzzle from guest contributor Dan Katz.

Rules: Standard TomTom rules, using the integers 1-6. Also, identical digits cannot be in diagonally adjacent cells.

Answer String: Enter the 2nd row from left to right followed by the 4th row from left to right. Separate all rows with a comma.

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

Note: Follow this link for variations of TomTom and this link for more classic 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.

TomTom by Thomas Snyder

TomTom by Thomas Snyder

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Theme: Repeats

Author/Opus: This is the 301st* puzzle from Thomas Snyder, aka Dr. Sudoku. (*Saturday’s puzzle is a 300th post special, so this entry is out of order.)

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

Answer String: Enter the 2nd row from left to right followed by the 4th row from left to right. Separate the entries with a comma.

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 0:30, Master = 0:45, Expert = 1:30

Note: Follow this link for other classic 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.