### Japanese Sums by Prasanna Seshadri

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**Theme:** Stopped on the Way Back

**Author/Opus:** This is the 211th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Prasanna Seshadri.

**Rules:** Place the digits ** 1-9** in some of the cells, so that no digit is repeated in any row or column. Numbers on the outside of the grid indicate the sums of adjacent digit groups in that row or column, in order. Each sum is separated by at least one unused cell. A ? can represent any sum of 1 or larger.

**Difficulty:** 4.5 stars

**Time Standards (highlight to view):** Grandmaster = 10:00, Master = 19:15, Expert = 38:30

**Solution:** PDF; a solution video is also available here.

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