### WPC Number Placement Mini-Playoff 2/3: Cross Sums by Serkan Yürekli

The second Number Placement playoff puzzle was a Cross Sums, for the Canadian puzzle invention by Jacob E. Funk that is now mostly known as Kakuro. Can you solve Serkan’s easy puzzle?

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Author/Opus: This is the 414th puzzle from our managing editor Serkan Yürekli.

Rules: Standard Kakuro rules.

Estimated Difficulty: 2 stars

Solution: PDF for all Number Placement playoff puzzles.

Note: Follow this link for classic Kakuro and this link for Kakuro variations. If you are new to this puzzle type, here are our easiest Kakuro to get started on. More Kakuro puzzles can be found in these books in our e-store.

### Kakuro by Serkan Yürekli

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Theme: Big and Small

Author/Opus: This is the 365th puzzle from our managing editor Serkan Yürekli.

Rules: Standard Kakuro rules.

Difficulty: 1 star

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 0:50, Master = 1:05, Expert = 2:10

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

Note: Follow this link for classic Kakuro and this link for Kakuro variations. More Kakuro puzzles can be found in Kakuro and Variations by Serkan Yürekli and in The Art of Puzzles 2.

### Kakuro by Palmer Mebane

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Theme: 2 by N

Author/Opus: This is the 54th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Palmer Mebane.

Rules: Standard Kakuro Rules.

Difficulty: 2 stars

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

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

Note: Follow this link for classic Kakuro and this link for Kakuro variations. More Kakuro puzzles can be found in Kakuro and Variations by Serkan Yürekli and in The Art of Puzzles 2.

### Kakuro by Grant Fikes

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Theme: Fifteen Puzzle

Author/Opus: This is the 357th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Grant Fikes.

Rules: Standard Kakuro Rules.

Difficulty: 2 stars

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 1:25, Master = 1:45, Expert = 3:30

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

Note: Follow this link for classic Kakuro and this link for Kakuro variations. More Kakuro puzzles can be found in Kakuro and Variations by Serkan Yürekli and in The Art of Puzzles 2.

### Kakuro by Palmer Mebane

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Theme: Crossing the River

Author/Opus: This is the 53rd puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Palmer Mebane.

Rules: Standard Kakuro Rules.

Difficulty: 1.5 stars

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 0:50, Master = 1:20, Expert = 2:40

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

Note: Follow this link for classic Kakuro and this link for Kakuro variations. More Kakuro puzzles can be found in Kakuro and Variations by Serkan Yürekli and in The Art of Puzzles 2.

### Kakuro by Serkan Yürekli

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Theme: Labyrinth

Author/Opus: This is the 324th puzzle from our managing editor Serkan Yürekli.

Rules: Standard Kakuro Rules.

Difficulty: 2 stars

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

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

Note: Follow this link for classic Kakuro and this link for Kakuro variations. More Kakuro puzzles can be found in Kakuro and Variations by Serkan Yürekli and in The Art of Puzzles 2.

### Kakuro by Thomas Snyder

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Theme: Five Rooms

Author/Opus: This is the 367th puzzle from Thomas Snyder, aka Dr. Sudoku.

Rules: Standard Kakuro Rules.

Difficulty: 2 stars

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 1:20, Master = 1:45, Expert = 3:30

Solution: PDF

Note: Follow this link for classic Kakuro and this link for Kakuro variations. More Kakuro puzzles can be found in Kakuro and Variations by Serkan Yürekli and in The Art of Puzzles 2.

### Kakuro by Serkan Yürekli

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Theme: Cross Sums

Author/Opus: This is the 308th puzzle from our managing editor Serkan Yürekli.

Rules: Standard Kakuro Rules.

Difficulty: 1 star

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 0:45, Master = 1:20, Expert = 2:40

Solution: PDF

Note: Follow this link for classic Kakuro and this link for Kakuro variations. More Kakuro puzzles can be found in Kakuro and Variations by Serkan Yürekli and in The Art of Puzzles 2.

### Kakuro by Serkan Yürekli

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Theme: Cubicles

Author/Opus: This is the 302nd puzzle from our managing editor Serkan Yürekli.

Rules: Standard Kakuro Rules.

Difficulty: 2 stars

Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 1:30, Master = 2:00, Expert = 4:00

Solution: PDF

Note: Follow this link for classic Kakuro and this link for Kakuro variations. More Kakuro puzzles can be found in Kakuro and Variations by Serkan Yürekli and in The Art of Puzzles 2.

### Kakuro by Fidel Zapico

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Theme: Fidel’s Z

Author/Opus: This is the 5th puzzle from guest contributor Fidel Zapico.

Rules: Standard Kakuro Rules.

Answer String: Enter the values in each cell in the 3rd column from top to bottom and then in the 5th column from top to bottom, separating the two entries with a comma. Ignore black cells.

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

Solution: PDF

Note: Follow this link for other Kakuro puzzles. More Kakuro puzzles can be found in Kakuro and Variations by Serkan Yürekli and in The Art of Puzzles 2.