Author/Opus: This is the 296th puzzle from Thomas Snyder, aka Dr. Sudoku.
Rules: Place either 0, 1, or 2 mines into each empty cell so that each number represents the total count of mines in all neighboring cells, including diagonally adjacent cells. See also this example:
Answer String: For each cell in the marked rows, enter the number of mines (0, 1, 2) for each cell. Enter 0 if the cell is a number cell. Separate each row’s entry from the next with a comma. In the example, the answer is “022102,002000”.
Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 7:30, Master = 14:30, Expert = 29:00
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