This year, we have started to have some extra difficult Sunday Stumpers, about once a month. These will be quite tough puzzles, but with a logical path to be found (and solution videos to help). This third Sunday Stumper is a new Statue Park variation with a double set of pentominoes to place.
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Author/Opus: This is the 23rd puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster JinHoo Ahn.
Rules: Standard Statue Park rules. Also, there are some given cages with dashed lines. In each cage, exactly half of the total number of cells must be occupied by pentominoes.
See also this example:
Difficulty: 5 stars
Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 30:00, Master = 40:00, Expert = 1:20:00
Solution: PDF; a solution video is also available here.
Note: Follow this link for other classic Statue Park and this link for Statue Park variations. If you are new to this puzzle type, here are our easiest Statue Parks to get started on. More Statue Park puzzles can be found in the ebook Statue Park by Murat Can Tonta.