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TomTom by Murat Can Tonta

TomTom by Murat Can Tonta

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Theme: One-Digit Clues?

Author/Opus: This is the 97th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Murat Can Tonta.

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

Answer String: Enter the 4th row from left to right followed by the 1st column from top to bottom. Separate the entries with a comma.

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 2:15, Master = 3:30, Expert = 7:00

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.

Skyscrapers by John Bulten

Skyscrapers by John Bulten

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Theme: 45454…

Author/Opus: This is the 51st puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster John Bulten.

Rules: Standard Skyscrapers rules.

Answer String: Enter the 3rd row from left to right, followed by a comma, followed by the 7th row from left to right.

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 4:00, Master = 7:00, Expert = 14:00

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.

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.

Thermo-Skyscrapers by Murat Can Tonta

Thermo-Skyscrapers by Murat Can Tonta

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Theme: Clueless?

Author/Opus: This is the 94th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Murat Can Tonta.

Rules: Standard Skyscrapers rules. Also, as in Thermo-Sudoku, digits must be strictly increasing in all thermometer shapes from round bulb to flat end. Note that the lower-left corner thermometer is four cells long; a digit should go in the bulb, the bend, and the two other cells under grid columns 1 and 2. The digit in the bend is not a Skyscrapers clues.

Answer String: Enter the six digits in the 4th row from left to right, followed by a comma, followed by the six digits in the 5th row from left to right.

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 1:45, Master = 3:00, Expert = 6:00

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.

Skyscrapers by Grant Fikes

Skyscrapers by Grant Fikes

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Theme: Consecutives

Author/Opus: This is the 263rd puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Grant Fikes.

Rules: Standard Skyscrapers rules.

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

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 1:45, Master = 2:30, Expert = 5:00

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.

Skyscrapers by Dan Katz

Skyscrapers by Dan Katz

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Theme: Threes and Fours

Author/Opus: This is the 6th puzzle from guest contributor Dan Katz.

Rules: Standard Skyscrapers rules.

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

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 by Thomas Snyder

TomTom by Thomas Snyder

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Theme: Repeats upon Repeats Upon Repeats

Author/Opus: This is the 311th puzzle from Thomas Snyder, aka Dr. Sudoku.

Rules: Standard TomTom rules, using the integers 1-9.

Answer String: Enter the 4th row from left to right followed by the 6th row from left to right. Separate the entries with a comma.

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 22:30, Master = 35:00, Expert = 1:10:00

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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.