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XV Sudoku by Ashish Kumar

XV Sudoku by Ashish Kumar

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Theme: XV

Author/Opus: This is the 56th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Ashish Kumar.

Rules: Standard Sudoku rules. Also, whenever the digits in two adjacent cells sum to exactly 10 or 5, an X or V is placed on the edge between cells reflecting the roman numerals for 10 or 5. All adjacent cells not marked with an X or V cannot add up to 10 or 5.

Difficulty: 3.5 stars

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 4:00, Master = 7:00, Expert = 14:00

Solution: To be posted by next Sunday (November 29th).

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.

Sudoku by Zoltán Horváth

Sudoku by Zoltán Horváth

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Theme: Diamond

Author/Opus: This is the 11th puzzle from guest contributor Zoltán Horváth.

Rules: Standard Sudoku rules.

Difficulty: 2 stars

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

Solution: To be posted by next Sunday (November 29th).

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.

Sudoku by Kishore Kumar Sridharan

Sudoku by Kishore Kumar Sridharan

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Theme: X

Author/Opus: This is the 5th puzzle from guest contributor Kishore Kumar Sridharan.

Rules: Standard Sudoku rules.

Difficulty: 2 stars

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

Solution: To be posted by next Sunday (November 29th).

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.

Sudoku by Serkan Yürekli

Sudoku by Serkan Yürekli

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Theme: Ordered Center

Author/Opus: This is the 307th puzzle from our managing editor Serkan Yürekli.

Rules: Standard Sudoku rules.

Difficulty: 2 stars

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

Solution: To be posted by next Sunday (November 29th).

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.

Killer Sudoku by Grant Fikes

Killer Sudoku by Grant Fikes

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Theme: Initial Impressions

Author/Opus: This is the 331st puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Grant Fikes.

Rules: Standard Sudoku rules. Also, the sum of the digits in each cage must equal the value given in the upper-left corner of that cage. Digits cannot repeat inside a cage.

Difficulty: 3.5 stars

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 4:45, Master = 7:30, Expert = 15:00

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

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.

Consecutive Pairs Sudoku by Akash Doulani

Consecutive Pairs Sudoku by Akash Doulani

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Theme: Sand Timer

Author/Opus: This is the 4th puzzle from guest contributor Akash Doulani.

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.)

Difficulty: 3.5 stars

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 4:00, Master = 5:30, Expert = 11:00

Solution: PDF

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.

Sudoku by Swaroop Guggilam

Sudoku by Swaroop Guggilam

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Theme: Borderless

Author/Opus: This is the 9th puzzle from guest contributor Swaroop Guggilam.

Rules: Standard Sudoku rules.

Difficulty: 4 stars

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 3:45, Master = 9:00, Expert = 18:00

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

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.