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Thermo-Sudoku by Ashish Kumar

Thermo-Sudoku by Ashish Kumar

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Theme: Clueless

Author/Opus: This is the 6th puzzle from guest contributor Ashish Kumar.

Rules: Standard Thermo-Sudoku rules.

Answer String: Enter the 5th row from left to right, followed by a comma, followed by the 7th row from left to right.

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 7:00, Master = 13:30, Expert = 27:00

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.

Consecutive Pairs Sudoku by Murat Can Tonta

Consecutive Pairs Sudoku by Murat Can Tonta

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Theme: Clue Symmetry and Logic

Author/Opus: This is the 113th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Murat Can Tonta.

Rules: Standard Sudoku rules. Additionally, if a grey circle is given between two adjacent cells, then the two numbers in those cells must be consecutive. (Note: not all grey circles are given; adjacent cells without a circle may contain either consecutive numbers or nonconsecutive numbers.)

Answer String: Enter the 5th row from left to right, followed by a comma, followed by the 8th row from left to right.

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

Note: Follow this link for other variations of Sudoku and this link for classic Sudoku. If you are new to this puzzle type, here are our easiest Sudoku to get started on.

Arrow Sudoku by Serkan Yürekli

Arrow Sudoku by Serkan Yürekli

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Theme: Refraction of Light

Author/Opus: This is the 229th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Serkan Yürekli.

Rules: Standard Arrow Sudoku rules.

Answer String: Enter the 5th row from left to right, followed by a comma, followed by the 9th row from left to right.

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 3:00, Master = 4:30, Expert = 9:00

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

Even/Odd Sudoku by Thomas Snyder

Sudoku by Thomas Snyder

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Theme: Half and Half

Author/Opus: This is the 320th puzzle from Thomas Snyder, aka Dr. Sudoku.

Rules: Standard Sudoku rules. Also, digits in circles must be odd and digits in squares must be even. The range of this puzzle is 1-6.

Answer String: Enter the 1st row from left to right, followed by a comma, followed by the 6th row from left to right.

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

Note: Follow this link for other Even/Odd Sudoku. Follow this link for classic Sudoku.

Tight Fit Sudoku by Thomas Snyder

Tight Fit Sudoku by Thomas Snyder

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Theme: Almost 1 to 9 twice

Author/Opus: This is the 319th puzzle from Thomas Snyder aka Dr. Sudoku.

Rules: Standard Tight Fit Sudoku rules. Remember, the smaller number goes above the larger number in all slashed cells. The range of this puzzle is 1-9.

Answer String: Enter the 4th row from left to right, followed by a comma, followed by the 5th row from left to right. (Note: for the tight fit cells, enter the top before the bottom as would be normal for the read order.)

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

Note: Follow this link for other Tight Fit Sudoku puzzles on this website. If you are new to this puzzle type, here are our easiest Tight Fit Sudoku to get started on. More Tight Fit Sudoku can be found in our beginner-friendly collection Intro to GMPuzzles by Serkan Yürekli.

Sudoku by Rajesh Kumar

Sudoku by Rajesh Kumar

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Theme: Arrows

Author/Opus: This is the 3rd puzzle from guest contributor Rajesh Kumar.

Rules: Standard Sudoku rules.

Answer String: Enter the 5th row from left to right, followed by a comma, followed by the 7th column from top to bottom.

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 1:20, Master = 2:00, Expert = 4:00

Note: Follow this link for other classic Sudoku. If you are new to this puzzle type, here are our easiest Sudoku to get started on. More classic Sudoku puzzles can be found in The Art of Sudoku and in our beginner-friendly collection Intro to GMPuzzles by Serkan Yürekli.

Thermo-Sudoku by Kishore Kumar Sridharan

Thermo-Sudoku by Kishore Kumar Sridharan

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Theme: Sun

Author/Opus: This is the 2nd puzzle from guest contributor Kishore Kumar Sridharan.

Rules: Standard Thermo-Sudoku rules.

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

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

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.