In this Sudoku variation, Serkan Yürekli gives us one of the numbers in each consecutive pair.
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Author/Opus: This is the 423rd puzzle from our managing editor Serkan Yürekli.
Rules: Standard Consecutive Pairs Sudoku rules. (If a gray circle is given between two adjacent cells, then the two numbers in those cells must be consecutive. Note not all gray circles are given; adjacent cells without a circle may contain either consecutive numbers or nonconsecutive numbers.)
Estimated Difficulty: 1 star
Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 0:30, Master = 0:40, Expert = 1:20
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