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Kakuro by Murat Can Tonta

Kakuro by Murat Can Tonta

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Theme: Before …

Author/Opus: This is the 130th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Murat Can Tonta.

Rules: Standard Kakuro Rules.

Answer String: Enter the values in each cell in the 2nd column from top to bottom and then in the 10th column from top to bottom, separating the two entries with a comma. Ignore black cells.

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 15:00, Master = 22:30, Expert = 45:00

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

Double Kakuro by Hatice Esra Aydemir

Kakuro by Murat Can Tonta

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Theme: Checker

Author/Opus: This is the 2nd puzzle from guest contributor Hatice Esra Aydemir.

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 cell in the 1st 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 = 5:00, Master = 9:30, Expert = 19:00

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

Kakuro by Yunus Emre Büyükkale

Kakuro by Yunus Emre Büyükkale

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Theme: Anchor

Author/Opus: This is the 6th puzzle from guest contributor Yunus Emre Büyükkale.

Rules: Standard Kakuro Rules.

Answer String: Enter the values in each cell in the 6th row from left to right and then in the 8th column from top to bottom, separating the two entries with a comma. Ignore black cells.

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 3:45, Master = 5:00, Expert = 10:00

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

Kakuro by Hatice Esra Aydemir

Kakuro by Hatice Esra Aydemir

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Theme: H

Author/Opus: This is the 1st puzzle from guest contributor Hatice Esra Aydemir.

Rules: Standard Kakuro Rules.

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

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

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

Kakuro by Fidel Zapico

Kakuro by Fidel Zapico

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Theme: Fidel’s Z

Author/Opus: This is the 5th puzzle from guest contributor Fidel Zapico.

Rules: Standard Kakuro Rules.

Answer String: Enter the values in each cell in the 3rd column from top to bottom 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 = 1:45, 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 and in The Art of Puzzles 2.

Kakuro by Serkan Yürekli

Kakuro by Serkan Yürekli

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Theme: Cogwheel

Author/Opus: This is the 244th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Serkan Yürekli.

Rules: Standard Kakuro Rules.

Answer String: Enter the values in each cell in the 1st column from top to bottom and then in the 8th column from top to bottom, separating the two entries with a comma. Ignore black cells.

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 1:40, Master = 2:00, Expert = 4:00

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

Skyscrapers (with Sum Baskets) by Palmer Mebane

Skyscrapers (with Sum Baskets) by Palmer Mebane

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Theme: Fours and Fives

Author/Opus: This is the 48th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Palmer Mebane.

Rules: Standard Skyscrapers rules (using digits 1 to 7). Also, there are some regions (”Sum baskets”) in the grid marked by dashed lines. The sum of the buildings in these sum baskets is given. Building heights can repeat within a basket.

Answer String: Enter the 1st row from left to right, followed by a comma, followed by the 7th row from left to right.

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 4:15, Master = 6:30, Expert = 13:00

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.