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Minesweeper (Pentomino) by Murat Can Tonta

Minesweeper (Pentomino) by Murat Can Tonta

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Theme: Clue Symmetry and Logic

Author/Opus: This is the 89th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Murat Can Tonta.

Rules: Place the twelve pentominoes into the grid, rotations and reflections allowed. Pentominoes cannot cover the numbered cells, and they also cannot touch each other (not even diagonally). Numbered cells indicate how many of the surrounding cells (including diagonally adjacent cells) contain parts of the pentominoes.

Answer String: Enter the length in cells of each of the shaded segments from left to right for the marked rows, starting at the top. Separate each row’s entry from the next with a comma.

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 5:30, Master = 7:15, Expert = 14:30

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Double Minesweeper by Thomas Snyder

Minesweeper by Thomas Snyder

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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:

Double Minesweeper by Serkan Yürekli

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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Minesweeper by John Bulten

Minesweeper by John Bulten

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Theme: Boxy

Author/Opus: This is the 30th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster John Bulten.

Rules: Place a mine into some of the empty cells so that each number represents the total count of mines in neighboring cells, including diagonally adjacent cells.

Answer String: For each cell in the marked rows, enter a 1 if it contains a mine and a 0 if the cell is empty (or a clue cell). Separate each row’s entry from the next with a comma. The format will resemble “0010101000,1110010101,1000011011”.

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 5:00, Master = 7:30, Expert = 15:00

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Double Minesweeper by Fidel Zapico

Minesweeper by Fidel Zapico

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Theme: Field Goal

Author/Opus: This is the 2nd puzzle from guest contributor Fidel Zapico.

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:

Double Minesweeper by Serkan Yürekli

Answer String: For each cell in the marked columns, enter the number of mines (0, 1, 2) for each cell. Enter 0 if the cell is a number cell. Separate each column’s entry from the next with a comma. In the example (with marked rows), the answer is “022102,002000”.

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 2:45, Master = 5:15, Expert = 10:30

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Minesweeper by Thomas Snyder

Minesweeper by Thomas Snyder

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Theme: Boxed In

Author/Opus: This is the 295th puzzle from Thomas Snyder, aka Dr. Sudoku.

Rules: Place a mine into some of the empty cells so that each number represents the total count of mines in neighboring cells, including diagonally adjacent cells.

Answer String: For each cell in the marked rows, enter a 1 if it contains a mine and a 0 if the cell is empty (or a clue cell). Separate each row’s entry from the next with a comma. The format will resemble “0010101000,1110010101,1000011011”.

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 2:00, Master = 4:15, Expert = 8:30

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Double Minesweeper by Thomas Snyder

Minesweeper by Thomas Snyder

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Theme: Series

Author/Opus: This is the 294th 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:

Double Minesweeper by Serkan Yürekli

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 = 1:30, Master = 2:00, Expert = 4:00

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Minesweeper by Thomas Snyder

Minesweeper by Thomas Snyder

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Theme: Series

Author/Opus: This is the 293rd puzzle from Thomas Snyder, aka Dr. Sudoku.

Rules: Place a mine into some of the empty cells so that each number represents the total count of mines in neighboring cells, including diagonally adjacent cells.

Answer String: For each cell in the marked rows, enter a 1 if it contains a mine and a 0 if the cell is empty (or a clue cell). Separate each row’s entry from the next with a comma. The format will resemble “0010101000,1110010101,1000011011”.

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 0:50, Master = 1:15, Expert = 2:30

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