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Kakuro by Prasanna Seshadri

Kakuro by Prasanna Seshadri

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Theme: Sum Central

Author/Opus: This is the 192nd puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Prasanna Seshadri.

Rules: Standard Kakuro Rules.

Difficulty: 4 stars

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 8:00, Master = 10:45, Expert = 21:30

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

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

Kakuro by Salih Alan

Kakuro by Salih Alan

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Theme: Kakuro Time

Author/Opus: This is the 4th puzzle from guest contributor Salih Alan.

Rules: Standard Kakuro Rules.

Difficulty: 3.5 stars

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 4:15, Master = 6:45, Expert = 13:30

Solution: PDF

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

Double Kakuro (Invisible) by Grant Fikes

Kakuro by Grant Fikes

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Author/Opus: This is the 332nd puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Grant Fikes.

Rules: Variation of Kakuro. Some 2×2 white regions are to be shaded gray and treated as single (2×2) cells in the Double Kakuro, the position of these cells must be found while solving, and each gray cell is to be filled by a single digit which sits in multiple rows and columns. No digits can repeat within an entry, regardless of whether they are in small or large cells.
(An example Double Kakuro puzzle is linked.)

Difficulty: 2.5 stars

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 3:30, Master = 5:00, Expert = 10:00

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

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

Kakuro by John Bulten

Kakuro by John Bulten

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Theme: Crossword

Author/Opus: This is the 70th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster John Bulten.

Rules: Standard Kakuro Rules.

Difficulty: 2.5 stars

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 3:00, Master = 4:00, Expert = 8:00

Solution: PDF

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

Kakuro by Thomas Snyder

Kakuro by Thomas Snyder

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Theme: Five Rooms

Author/Opus: This is the 367th puzzle from Thomas Snyder, aka Dr. Sudoku.

Rules: Standard Kakuro Rules.

Difficulty: 2 stars

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 1:20, Master = 1:45, Expert = 3:30

Solution: PDF

Note: Follow this link for classic Kakuro and this link for Kakuro variations. 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: Cross Sums

Author/Opus: This is the 308th puzzle from our managing editor Serkan Yürekli.

Rules: Standard Kakuro Rules.

Difficulty: 1 star

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 0:45, Master = 1:20, Expert = 2:40

Solution: PDF

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

Thermo-Sudoku by Thomas Snyder

Thermo-Sudoku by Thomas Snyder

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Theme: Clueless

Author/Opus: This is the 366th puzzle from Thomas Snyder, aka Dr. Sudoku.

Rules: Standard Thermo-Sudoku rules.

Difficulty: 4 stars

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 6:15, Master = 10:00, Expert = 20:00

Solution: PDF; a solution video from the author is also available here and another from Cracking the Cryptic is here.

Note: Follow this link for more Thermo-Sudoku puzzles. If you are new to this puzzle type, here are our easiest Thermo-Sudoku to get started on.