### Deficit Sudoku by Thomas Snyder

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Theme: Counting Puzzle?

Author/Opus: This is the 184th puzzle from Thomas Snyder, aka Dr. Sudoku.

Rules: Standard Deficit Sudoku rules.

Answer String: Enter the 1st row from left to right, followed by a comma, followed by the 4th row from left to right.

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

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### Dr. Sudoku Prescribes #54 – Deficit/Surplus Sudoku

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Theme: L’s Big and Small

Rules: Combined Deficit and Surplus Sudoku rules, with some regions with fewer numbers (no repeats but one number missing) and others with more numbers (1-8 plus one repeat) than expected in a Sudoku. Use numbers from 1-8.

Answer String: Enter the 4th row from left to right, followed by a comma, followed by the 8th row from left to right.

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 4:30, Master = 7:00, Expert = 14:00

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### Dr. Sudoku Prescribes #52 – Surplus Sudoku

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Theme: Double Diagonals

Rules: Standard Surplus Sudoku rules, with numbers from 1-8.

Answer String: Enter the 4th row from left to right, followed by a comma, followed by the 5th row from left to right.

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

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### Dr. Sudoku Prescribes #50 – Deficit Sudoku

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Theme: Not Your Standard 6×6 Sudoku! An homage to my favorite (10×10) puzzle from the original “Udoku” set of Deficit Sudoku by Wei-Hwa Huang.

Rules: Standard Deficit Sudoku rules, with numbers from 1-7.

Answer String: Enter the 1st row from left to right, followed by a comma, followed by the 1st column from top to bottom.

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 1:00, Master = 1:30, Expert = 3:00

Solution: PDF