top95 catalog of methods required (revised 9:03 AM 11/26/2005)
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http://www.stolaf.edu/people/hansonr/sudoku/top95-methods.htm
Bob Hanson 7:01 AM 11/25/2005 hansonr@stolaf.edu http://www.stolaf.edu/people/hansonr

See also top95-analysis.htm.

Source: 

This table was generated as follows:

1. started Sudoku Assistant http://www.stolaf.edu/people/hansonr/sudoku/
2. clicked on "numeric block input"
3. selected "all95" (http://magictour.free.fr/top95) 
4. carried out "automatic run"
5. clicked on "show run log"
6. moved that information into Microsoft Excel
7. played around with it a bit

Methods used (in order of necessity):

   cross-hatch scanning (looking for singles; required) 
   range checking (locked candidates) 
   row/cell/block subset elimination 
W: grid (weak cycle) analysis (X-wings, Swordfish, etc.) 
M: 3D Medusa chain analysis -- strong+weak
P: hypothesis and disproof (trial and error)

Uniqueness and magic cells weren't tested. 

Summary:

methods puzzles
------  -------
basic      25
   M       21
   MP      25
  W         2
  WM        6
  WMP      16
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Total      95


puz  meth  #W   #M   #P  #steps
-------------------------------
 1                         28
 2                         34
 3                         32
 4   M          1          51
 5   M          2          49
 6                         29
 7   MP         5    6     50
 8   M          4          50
 9   MP         6    8     55
10   M          4          52
11   MP         3    3     43
12   MP        10    3     31
13   M          3          32
14  WMP    1    5    1     46
15                         34
16   MP         2    2     43
17   M          4          26
18                         39
19   MP         2    6     32
20   MP         9    2     34
21                         49
22   MP         2    1     30
23                         30
24   M          3          31
25   M          1          25
26                         28
27                         32
28   MP         5    2     39
29   M          7          26
30                         42
31  WMP    1    4    5     36
32   M          3          33
33                         26
34                         39
35  WMP    2   20    6     56
36                         25
37                         30
38  WM     1    1          25
39  WMP    2    8    3     29
40   MP         8    2     39
41   M          2          51
42                         41
43  WMP    1    1    5     34
44                         23
45  WMP    2   32   21     82
46   MP         1    2     35
47   M          4          39
48   MP        16    5     43
49                         34
50   MP        19   10     58
51  WMP    1    3    1     38
52  WM     1   10          49
53  WM     1    2          24
54  WMP    2    9    8     43
55   M          6          26
56   MP         9   12     51
57                         25
58  WMP    1   10   13     52
59  WMP    2    6   10     45
60  WMP    1   14   24     67
61  WMP    1    6    7     41
62                         35
63  W      1               26
64  WMP    2   11    9     55
65   MP        10    4     41
66  WMP    1   11    6     47
67                         41
68   MP         3    1     45
69  WMP    4   12   21     63
70   M          5          34
71  WM     1    1          41
72   M          2          25
73                         41
74   M          1          41
75   MP         7   33     72
76   M          2          45
77  WM     1    1          26
78                         22
79                         42
80   M          1          42
81   MP         8    1     27
82   M          6          32
83   MP         3    2     46
84                         29
85  WM     2   13          37
86   MP        13    3     43
87   M          4          28
88   MP        17    1     50
89   MP        13    3     47
90   MP         3    3     35
91   MP         9    1     35
92   MP        17    1     61
93  WMP    1   12   15     64
94   M          8          33
95  W      1               36

 

Puzzle #1 Solving 4.....8.5.3..........7......2.....6.....8.4......1.......6.3.7.5..2.....1.4...... 4..|...|8.5 .3.|...|... ...|7..|... ---+---+--- .2.|...|.6. ...|.8.|4.. ...|.1.|... ---+---+--- ...|6.3|.7. 5..|2..|... 1.4|...|... Strong Chains: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 64 cells left to solve; 17 clues; 411 tidbits of information 64 cells left to solve; 17 clues; 411 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 438 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 440 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 449 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 451 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 470 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 486 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 496 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 512 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 513 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 514 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 515 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 516 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 517 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 519 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 520 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 521 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 522 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 531 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 540 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 554 tidbits of information 40 cells left to solve; 41 clues; 575 tidbits of information 33 cells left to solve; 48 clues; 597 tidbits of information 30 cells left to solve; 51 clues; 609 tidbits of information 23 cells left to solve; 58 clues; 622 tidbits of information 14 cells left to solve; 67 clues; 637 tidbits of information 5 cells left to solve; 76 clues; 645 tidbits of information 1 cell left to solve; 80 clues; 648 tidbits of information #1 Done! (28 steps) 417369825632158947958724316825437169791586432346912758289643571573291684164875293 417|369|825 632|158|947 958|724|316 ---+---+--- 825|437|169 791|586|432 346|912|758 ---+---+--- 289|643|571 573|291|684 164|875|293
Puzzle #2 Solving 52...6.........7.13...........4..8..6......5...........418.........3..2...87..... 52.|..6|... ...|...|7.1 3..|...|... ---+---+--- ...|4..|8.. 6..|...|.5. ...|...|... ---+---+--- .41|8..|... ...|.3.|.2. ..8|7..|... 64 cells left to solve; 17 clues; 407 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 433 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 434 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 435 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 436 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 438 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 452 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 454 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 456 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 457 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 458 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 459 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 460 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 461 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 462 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 463 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 465 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 480 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 495 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 516 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 517 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 526 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 538 tidbits of information 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 557 tidbits of information 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 575 tidbits of information 34 cells left to solve; 47 clues; 589 tidbits of information 31 cells left to solve; 50 clues; 597 tidbits of information 29 cells left to solve; 52 clues; 606 tidbits of information 24 cells left to solve; 57 clues; 619 tidbits of information 20 cells left to solve; 61 clues; 623 tidbits of information 16 cells left to solve; 65 clues; 627 tidbits of information 13 cells left to solve; 68 clues; 636 tidbits of information 7 cells left to solve; 74 clues; 645 tidbits of information 1 cell left to solve; 80 clues; 648 tidbits of information #2 Done! (34 steps) 527316489896542731314987562172453896689271354453698217941825673765134928238769145 527|316|489 896|542|731 314|987|562 ---+---+--- 172|453|896 689|271|354 453|698|217 ---+---+--- 941|825|673 765|134|928 238|769|145
Puzzle #3 Solving 6.....8.3.4.7.................5.4.7.3..2.....1.6.......2.....5.....8.6......1.... 6..|...|8.3 .4.|7..|... ...|...|... ---+---+--- ...|5.4|.7. 3..|2..|... 1.6|...|... ---+---+--- .2.|...|.5. ...|.8.|6.. ...|.1.|... 64 cells left to solve; 17 clues; 409 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 436 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 438 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 448 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 450 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 469 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 485 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 496 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 512 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 513 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 514 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 515 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 516 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 517 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 518 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 519 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 520 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 529 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 538 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 552 tidbits of information 41 cells left to solve; 40 clues; 563 tidbits of information 39 cells left to solve; 42 clues; 567 tidbits of information 39 cells left to solve; 42 clues; 568 tidbits of information 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 571 tidbits of information 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 573 tidbits of information 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 582 tidbits of information 33 cells left to solve; 48 clues; 596 tidbits of information 30 cells left to solve; 51 clues; 609 tidbits of information 23 cells left to solve; 58 clues; 622 tidbits of information 14 cells left to solve; 67 clues; 638 tidbits of information 5 cells left to solve; 76 clues; 645 tidbits of information 1 cell left to solve; 80 clues; 648 tidbits of information #3 Done! (32 steps) 617459823248736915539128467982564371374291586156873294823647159791385642465912738 617|459|823 248|736|915 539|128|467 ---+---+--- 982|564|371 374|291|586 156|873|294 ---+---+--- 823|647|159 791|385|642 465|912|738
Puzzle #4 Solving 48.3............71.2.......7.5....6....2..8.............1.76...3.....4......5.... 48.|3..|... ...|...|.71 .2.|...|... ---+---+--- 7.5|...|.6. ...|2..|8.. ...|...|... ---+---+--- ..1|.76|... 3..|...|4.. ...|.5.|... 64 cells left to solve; 17 clues; 409 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 428 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 429 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 430 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 431 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 432 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 434 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 436 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 438 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 439 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 440 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 441 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 442 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 443 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 444 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 445 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 446 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 447 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 448 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 449 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 450 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 451 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 469 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 478 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 489 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 490 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 491 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 492 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 493 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 494 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 495 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 510 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 527 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 546 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 554 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 557 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 564 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 569 tidbits of information 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 576 tidbits of information 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 586 tidbits of information 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 586 tidbits of information 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 587 tidbits of information #4 M: strong incompatibility on 4 at cell r9c3 (involving nodes r9c3#2 chain 2(1) and r9c4#4 chain 2(0)) 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 588 tidbits of information 42 cells left to solve; 39 clues; 595 tidbits of information 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 604 tidbits of information 36 cells left to solve; 45 clues; 609 tidbits of information 31 cells left to solve; 50 clues; 616 tidbits of information 26 cells left to solve; 55 clues; 624 tidbits of information 18 cells left to solve; 63 clues; 634 tidbits of information 8 cells left to solve; 73 clues; 643 tidbits of information 3 cells left to solve; 78 clues; 647 tidbits of information #4 Done! (51 steps) 487312695593684271126597384735849162914265837268731549851476923379128456642953718 487|312|695 593|684|271 126|597|384 ---+---+--- 735|849|162 914|265|837 268|731|549 ---+---+--- 851|476|923 379|128|456 642|953|718
Puzzle #5 Solving ....14....3....2...7..........9...3.6.1.............8.2.....1.4....5.6.....7.8... ...|.14|... .3.|...|2.. .7.|...|... ---+---+--- ...|9..|.3. 6.1|...|... ...|...|.8. ---+---+--- 2..|...|1.4 ...|.5.|6.. ...|7.8|... 64 cells left to solve; 17 clues; 417 tidbits of information 63 cells left to solve; 18 clues; 427 tidbits of information 63 cells left to solve; 18 clues; 428 tidbits of information 63 cells left to solve; 18 clues; 429 tidbits of information 63 cells left to solve; 18 clues; 430 tidbits of information 63 cells left to solve; 18 clues; 431 tidbits of information 63 cells left to solve; 18 clues; 433 tidbits of information 63 cells left to solve; 18 clues; 435 tidbits of information 63 cells left to solve; 18 clues; 436 tidbits of information 63 cells left to solve; 18 clues; 437 tidbits of information 63 cells left to solve; 18 clues; 438 tidbits of information 63 cells left to solve; 18 clues; 439 tidbits of information 63 cells left to solve; 18 clues; 440 tidbits of information 63 cells left to solve; 18 clues; 441 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 446 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 447 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 448 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 449 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 467 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 479 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 480 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 481 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 482 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 483 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 484 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 485 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 499 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 518 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 532 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 540 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 545 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 547 tidbits of information #5 M: strong incompatibility on 5 at cell r9c1 (involving nodes r1c1#5 chain 2(1) and r9c9#5 chain 2(0)) 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 548 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 549 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 551 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 555 tidbits of information #5 M: strong incompatibility on 9 at cell r9c1 (involving nodes r1c1#9 chain 2(0) and r9c9#9 chain 2(1)) 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 556 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 564 tidbits of information 41 cells left to solve; 40 clues; 578 tidbits of information 39 cells left to solve; 42 clues; 581 tidbits of information 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 584 tidbits of information 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 597 tidbits of information 36 cells left to solve; 45 clues; 600 tidbits of information 32 cells left to solve; 49 clues; 611 tidbits of information 24 cells left to solve; 57 clues; 624 tidbits of information 18 cells left to solve; 63 clues; 632 tidbits of information 13 cells left to solve; 68 clues; 639 tidbits of information 5 cells left to solve; 76 clues; 645 tidbits of information 1 cell left to solve; 80 clues; 648 tidbits of information #5 Done! (49 steps) 962314857134587269578296413847962531651873942329145786285639174793451628416728395 962|314|857 134|587|269 578|296|413 ---+---+--- 847|962|531 651|873|942 329|145|786 ---+---+--- 285|639|174 793|451|628 416|728|395
Puzzle #6 Solving ......52..8.4......3...9...5.1...6..2..7........3.....6...1..........7.4.......3. ...|...|52. .8.|4..|... .3.|..9|... ---+---+--- 5.1|...|6.. 2..|7..|... ...|3..|... ---+---+--- 6..|.1.|... ...|...|7.4 ...|...|.3. 64 cells left to solve; 17 clues; 412 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 431 tidbits of information 59 cells left to solve; 22 clues; 441 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 444 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 445 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 446 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 447 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 448 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 450 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 452 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 453 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 454 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 455 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 457 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 459 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 461 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 463 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 465 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 467 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 493 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 503 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 525 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 552 tidbits of information 40 cells left to solve; 41 clues; 577 tidbits of information 30 cells left to solve; 51 clues; 603 tidbits of information 25 cells left to solve; 56 clues; 615 tidbits of information 19 cells left to solve; 62 clues; 629 tidbits of information 9 cells left to solve; 72 clues; 642 tidbits of information 1 cell left to solve; 80 clues; 648 tidbits of information #6 Done! (29 steps) 416837529982465371735129468571298643293746185864351297647913852359682714128574936 416|837|529 982|465|371 735|129|468 ---+---+--- 571|298|643 293|746|185 864|351|297 ---+---+--- 647|913|852 359|682|714 128|574|936
Puzzle #7 Solving 6.2.5.........3.4..........43...8....1....2........7..5..27...........81...6..... 6.2|.5.|... ...|..3|.4. ...|...|... ---+---+--- 43.|..8|... .1.|...|2.. ...|...|7.. ---+---+--- 5..|27.|... ...|...|.81 ...|6..|... 64 cells left to solve; 17 clues; 411 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 427 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 440 tidbits of information 59 cells left to solve; 22 clues; 446 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 455 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 456 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 457 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 458 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 459 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 460 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 461 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 462 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 463 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 464 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 465 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 466 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 467 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 468 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 469 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 470 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 471 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 472 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 473 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 481 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 482 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 483 tidbits of information #7 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 7 and 8 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 484 tidbits of information #7 P: Node r8c1#9 may be eliminated 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 485 tidbits of information #7 P: Node r6c2#8 may be eliminated 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 486 tidbits of information #7 P: Node r8c2#4 may be eliminated 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 487 tidbits of information #7 P: Node r8c2#6 may be eliminated 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 488 tidbits of information #7 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 8 and 17 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 489 tidbits of information #7 P: Chain 17(1) may be eliminated. 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 490 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 501 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 502 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 503 tidbits of information #7 M: weak 1/1 corner between linked 0/0 strong chains 2 and 5 #7 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 2 and 8 #7 M: weak 1/1 corner between linked 0/0 strong chains 2 and 15 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 506 tidbits of information #7 P: Chain 1(0) may be eliminated. 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 508 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 520 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 539 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 555 tidbits of information 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 567 tidbits of information 40 cells left to solve; 41 clues; 584 tidbits of information 30 cells left to solve; 51 clues; 597 tidbits of information 27 cells left to solve; 54 clues; 612 tidbits of information 26 cells left to solve; 55 clues; 615 tidbits of information 23 cells left to solve; 58 clues; 625 tidbits of information 16 cells left to solve; 65 clues; 634 tidbits of information 9 cells left to solve; 72 clues; 641 tidbits of information 4 cells left to solve; 77 clues; 647 tidbits of information #7 Done! (50 steps) 682154379951763842374892165437528916816937254295416738568271493729345681143689527 682|154|379 951|763|842 374|892|165 ---+---+--- 437|528|916 816|937|254 295|416|738 ---+---+--- 568|271|493 729|345|681 143|689|527
Puzzle #8 Solving .524.........7.1..............8.2...3.....6...9.5.....1.6.3...........897........ .52|4..|... ...|.7.|1.. ...|...|... ---+---+--- ...|8.2|... 3..|...|6.. .9.|5..|... ---+---+--- 1.6|.3.|... ...|...|.89 7..|...|... 64 cells left to solve; 17 clues; 413 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 432 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 433 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 434 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 435 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 436 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 437 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 438 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 439 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 440 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 441 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 442 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 443 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 444 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 445 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 446 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 447 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 448 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 449 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 450 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 451 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 453 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 463 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 469 tidbits of information 59 cells left to solve; 22 clues; 478 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 486 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 491 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 492 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 502 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 503 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 504 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 509 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 510 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 511 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 512 tidbits of information #8 M: strong incompatibility on 9 at cell r5c4 (involving nodes r4c5#9 chain 17(1) and r5c5#9 chain 17(0)) 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 513 tidbits of information #8 M: strong incompatibility on 7 at cell r8c6 (involving nodes r7c4#7 chain 9(0) and r8c6#6 chain 9(1)) 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 514 tidbits of information #8 M: strong incompatibility on 9 at cell r5c6 (involving nodes r4c5#9 chain 16(1) and r5c5#9 chain 16(0)) 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 515 tidbits of information #8 M: [chain 11(1)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 7] 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 516 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 522 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 526 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 535 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 550 tidbits of information 39 cells left to solve; 42 clues; 578 tidbits of information 32 cells left to solve; 49 clues; 596 tidbits of information 26 cells left to solve; 55 clues; 611 tidbits of information 22 cells left to solve; 59 clues; 622 tidbits of information 17 cells left to solve; 64 clues; 629 tidbits of information 11 cells left to solve; 70 clues; 641 tidbits of information 2 cells left to solve; 79 clues; 648 tidbits of information #8 Done! (50 steps) 652481937834679152971325864467812593315794628298563471186937245523146789749258316 652|481|937 834|679|152 971|325|864 ---+---+--- 467|812|593 315|794|628 298|563|471 ---+---+--- 186|937|245 523|146|789 749|258|316
Puzzle #9 Solving 6.2.5.........4.3..........43...8....1....2........7..5..27...........81...6..... 6.2|.5.|... ...|..4|.3. ...|...|... ---+---+--- 43.|..8|... .1.|...|2.. ...|...|7.. ---+---+--- 5..|27.|... ...|...|.81 ...|6..|... 64 cells left to solve; 17 clues; 411 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 427 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 440 tidbits of information 59 cells left to solve; 22 clues; 446 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 455 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 456 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 457 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 458 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 459 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 460 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 461 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 462 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 463 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 464 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 465 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 466 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 467 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 468 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 469 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 470 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 471 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 472 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 480 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 481 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 482 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 483 tidbits of information #9 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 8 and 9 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 484 tidbits of information #9 P: Node r8c1#3 may be eliminated 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 485 tidbits of information #9 P: Node r8c1#9 may be eliminated 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 486 tidbits of information #9 P: Node r8c2#6 may be eliminated 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 487 tidbits of information #9 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 9 and 18 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 488 tidbits of information #9 P: Node r8c2#9 may be eliminated 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 489 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 490 tidbits of information #9 P: Node r3c1#7 may be eliminated 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 491 tidbits of information #9 P: Node r5c1#7 may be eliminated 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 492 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 493 tidbits of information #9 P: Chain 19(1) may be eliminated. 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 494 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 505 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 506 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 507 tidbits of information #9 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 2 and 6 #9 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 6 and 9 #9 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 6 and 17 #9 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 9 and 20 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 511 tidbits of information #9 P: Chain 2(1) may be eliminated. 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 513 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 524 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 533 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 543 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 556 tidbits of information 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 566 tidbits of information 40 cells left to solve; 41 clues; 574 tidbits of information 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 581 tidbits of information 35 cells left to solve; 46 clues; 590 tidbits of information 31 cells left to solve; 50 clues; 601 tidbits of information 28 cells left to solve; 53 clues; 608 tidbits of information 24 cells left to solve; 57 clues; 622 tidbits of information 16 cells left to solve; 65 clues; 636 tidbits of information 5 cells left to solve; 76 clues; 647 tidbits of information #9 Done! (55 steps) 682153479951764832374892165437528916816947253295316748568271394729435681143689527 682|153|479 951|764|832 374|892|165 ---+---+--- 437|528|916 816|947|253 295|316|748 ---+---+--- 568|271|394 729|435|681 143|689|527
Puzzle #10 Solving .923.........8.1...........1.7.4...........658.........6.5.2...4.....7.....9..... .92|3..|... ...|.8.|1.. ...|...|... ---+---+--- 1.7|.4.|... ...|...|.65 8..|...|... ---+---+--- .6.|5.2|... 4..|...|7.. ...|9..|... 64 cells left to solve; 17 clues; 410 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 430 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 431 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 432 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 433 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 434 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 435 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 436 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 437 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 438 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 439 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 440 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 441 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 442 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 443 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 444 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 446 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 456 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 462 tidbits of information 59 cells left to solve; 22 clues; 471 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 479 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 484 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 485 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 486 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 487 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 488 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 489 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 490 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 491 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 501 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 502 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 503 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 508 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 509 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 510 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 511 tidbits of information #10 M: strong incompatibility on 6 at cell r8c4 (involving nodes r8c5#6 chain 15(1) and r9c5#6 chain 15(0)) 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 512 tidbits of information #10 M: strong incompatibility on 8 at cell r5c6 (involving nodes r4c4#8 chain 9(1) and r5c6#7 chain 9(0)) 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 513 tidbits of information #10 M: strong incompatibility on 6 at cell r8c6 (involving nodes r8c5#6 chain 14(1) and r9c5#6 chain 14(0)) 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 514 tidbits of information #10 M: [chain 11(1)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 16] 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 515 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 522 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 526 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 535 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 550 tidbits of information 39 cells left to solve; 42 clues; 578 tidbits of information 32 cells left to solve; 49 clues; 596 tidbits of information 26 cells left to solve; 55 clues; 610 tidbits of information 24 cells left to solve; 57 clues; 619 tidbits of information 21 cells left to solve; 60 clues; 625 tidbits of information 15 cells left to solve; 66 clues; 637 tidbits of information 6 cells left to solve; 75 clues; 645 tidbits of information 1 cell left to solve; 80 clues; 648 tidbits of information #10 Done! (52 steps) 792351648543786129681429537157648293924137865836295471368572914419863752275914386 792|351|648 543|786|129 681|429|537 ---+---+--- 157|648|293 924|137|865 836|295|471 ---+---+--- 368|572|914 419|863|752 275|914|386
Puzzle #11 Solving 6..3.2....5.....1..........7.26............543.........8.15........4.2........7.. 6..|3.2|... .5.|...|.1. ...|...|... ---+---+--- 7.2|6..|... ...|...|.54 3..|...|... ---+---+--- .8.|15.|... ...|.4.|2.. ...|...|7.. 64 cells left to solve; 17 clues; 409 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 430 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 454 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 464 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 473 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 474 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 475 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 476 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 477 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 478 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 479 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 480 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 481 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 482 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 483 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 484 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 485 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 486 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 494 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 495 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 496 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 497 tidbits of information #11 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 9 and 16 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 498 tidbits of information #11 P: Node r2c3#7 may be eliminated 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 499 tidbits of information #11 P: Node r7c3#4 may be eliminated 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 500 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 501 tidbits of information #11 P: Chain 6(0) may be eliminated. 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 503 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 506 tidbits of information #11 M: strong incompatibility on 7 at cell r1c5 (involving nodes r2c4#7 chain 6(1) and r2c6#7 chain 6(0)) 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 507 tidbits of information #11 M: strong incompatibility on 7 at cell r3c5 (involving nodes r2c4#7 chain 6(1) and r2c6#7 chain 6(0)) 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 508 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 514 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 519 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 526 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 542 tidbits of information 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 550 tidbits of information 42 cells left to solve; 39 clues; 557 tidbits of information 41 cells left to solve; 40 clues; 560 tidbits of information 40 cells left to solve; 41 clues; 564 tidbits of information 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 573 tidbits of information 33 cells left to solve; 48 clues; 597 tidbits of information 25 cells left to solve; 56 clues; 622 tidbits of information 14 cells left to solve; 67 clues; 639 tidbits of information 4 cells left to solve; 77 clues; 648 tidbits of information #11 Done! (43 steps) 614382579953764812827591436742635198168279354395418627286157943579843261431926785 614|382|579 953|764|812 827|591|436 ---+---+--- 742|635|198 168|279|354 395|418|627 ---+---+--- 286|157|943 579|843|261 431|926|785
Puzzle #12 Solving .6.5.1.9.1...9..539....7....4.8...7.......5.8.817.5.3.....5.2............76..8... .6.|5.1|.9. 1..|.9.|.53 9..|..7|... ---+---+--- .4.|8..|.7. ...|...|5.8 .81|7.5|.3. ---+---+--- ...|.5.|2.. ...|...|... .76|..8|... 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 472 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 493 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 501 tidbits of information #12 M: strong incompatibility on 9 at cell r4c7 (involving nodes r6c7#9 chain 12(1) and r6c9#9 chain 12(0)) 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 502 tidbits of information #12 M: strong incompatibility on 9 at cell r4c9 (involving nodes r6c7#9 chain 13(1) and r6c9#9 chain 13(0)) 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 503 tidbits of information #12 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 1 and 16 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 504 tidbits of information #12 P: Chain 2(0) may be eliminated. 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 507 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 507 tidbits of information #12 P: Chain 10(1) may be eliminated. 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 508 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 515 tidbits of information #12 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 1 and 12 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 516 tidbits of information #12 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 1 and 17 #12 M: weak 1/1 corner between linked 0/0 strong chains 12 and 16 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 518 tidbits of information #12 P: Chain 1(0) may be eliminated. 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 519 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 533 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 544 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 545 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 546 tidbits of information 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 549 tidbits of information 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 550 tidbits of information 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 558 tidbits of information #12 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 9 and 10 #12 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 10 and 12 #12 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 15 and 17 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 561 tidbits of information 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 562 tidbits of information 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 566 tidbits of information #12 M: [chain 14(1)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 17] 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 570 tidbits of information 42 cells left to solve; 39 clues; 579 tidbits of information 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 589 tidbits of information 34 cells left to solve; 47 clues; 602 tidbits of information 26 cells left to solve; 55 clues; 616 tidbits of information 19 cells left to solve; 62 clues; 630 tidbits of information 10 cells left to solve; 71 clues; 642 tidbits of information 1 cell left to solve; 80 clues; 648 tidbits of information #12 Done! (31 steps) 863521794127496853954387621645839172739142568281765439498653217512974386376218945 863|521|794 127|496|853 954|387|621 ---+---+--- 645|839|172 739|142|568 281|765|439 ---+---+--- 498|653|217 512|974|386 376|218|945
Puzzle #13 Solving ..5...987.4..5...1..7......2...48....9.1.....6..2.....3..6..2.......9.7.......5.. ..5|...|987 .4.|.5.|..1 ..7|...|... ---+---+--- 2..|.48|... .9.|1..|... 6..|2..|... ---+---+--- 3..|6..|2.. ...|..9|.7. ...|...|5.. 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 461 tidbits of information 59 cells left to solve; 22 clues; 468 tidbits of information 59 cells left to solve; 22 clues; 469 tidbits of information 59 cells left to solve; 22 clues; 470 tidbits of information 59 cells left to solve; 22 clues; 471 tidbits of information 59 cells left to solve; 22 clues; 472 tidbits of information 59 cells left to solve; 22 clues; 473 tidbits of information 59 cells left to solve; 22 clues; 480 tidbits of information 59 cells left to solve; 22 clues; 485 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 489 tidbits of information #13 M: strong incompatibility on 5 at cell r4c2 (involving nodes r4c4#5 chain 11(0) and r7c2#5 chain 11(1)) 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 490 tidbits of information #13 M: [chain 15(1)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 3] 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 492 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 496 tidbits of information #13 M: [chain 12(0)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 3] 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 498 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 502 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 508 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 523 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 537 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 538 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 539 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 540 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 541 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 548 tidbits of information 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 555 tidbits of information 42 cells left to solve; 39 clues; 563 tidbits of information 40 cells left to solve; 41 clues; 574 tidbits of information 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 587 tidbits of information 33 cells left to solve; 48 clues; 604 tidbits of information 27 cells left to solve; 54 clues; 619 tidbits of information 19 cells left to solve; 62 clues; 631 tidbits of information 9 cells left to solve; 72 clues; 641 tidbits of information 3 cells left to solve; 78 clues; 647 tidbits of information #13 Done! (32 steps) 135426987846957321927381465213748659598163742674295813351674298482539176769812534 135|426|987 846|957|321 927|381|465 ---+---+--- 213|748|659 598|163|742 674|295|813 ---+---+--- 351|674|298 482|539|176 769|812|534
Puzzle #14 Solving 3.6.7...........518.........1.4.5...7.....6.....2......2.....4.....8.3.....5..... 3.6|.7.|... ...|...|.51 8..|...|... ---+---+--- .1.|4.5|... 7..|...|6.. ...|2..|... ---+---+--- .2.|...|.4. ...|.8.|3.. ...|5..|... 64 cells left to solve; 17 clues; 405 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 438 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 439 tidbits of information 59 cells left to solve; 22 clues; 449 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 459 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 467 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 468 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 470 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 473 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 482 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 484 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 493 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 495 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 499 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 504 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 505 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 506 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 507 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 508 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 509 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 515 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 523 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 543 tidbits of information 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 554 tidbits of information 41 cells left to solve; 40 clues; 564 tidbits of information #14 M: [chain 14(0)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 15] 41 cells left to solve; 40 clues; 565 tidbits of information 40 cells left to solve; 41 clues; 571 tidbits of information 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 574 tidbits of information 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 575 tidbits of information #14 M: weak 1/1 corner between linked 0/0 strong chains 3 and 8 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 576 tidbits of information 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 577 tidbits of information 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 578 tidbits of information 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 579 tidbits of information #14 W: 6 in columns 2,8 form a 2x2 closed circuit (X-Wing) 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 582 tidbits of information #14 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 1 and 3 #14 M: weak 1/1 corner between linked 0/0 strong chains 3 and 12 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 584 tidbits of information #14 P: Chain 2(0) may be eliminated. 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 586 tidbits of information 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 589 tidbits of information 36 cells left to solve; 45 clues; 592 tidbits of information #14 M: [chain 2(1)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 10] 36 cells left to solve; 45 clues; 595 tidbits of information 34 cells left to solve; 47 clues; 597 tidbits of information 32 cells left to solve; 49 clues; 600 tidbits of information 29 cells left to solve; 52 clues; 606 tidbits of information 24 cells left to solve; 57 clues; 620 tidbits of information 15 cells left to solve; 66 clues; 634 tidbits of information 8 cells left to solve; 73 clues; 643 tidbits of information 2 cells left to solve; 79 clues; 648 tidbits of information #14 Done! (46 steps) 356871294972643851841952736213465987794318625685297413128736549569184372437529168 356|871|294 972|643|851 841|952|736 ---+---+--- 213|465|987 794|318|625 685|297|413 ---+---+--- 128|736|549 569|184|372 437|529|168
Puzzle #15 Solving 1.....3.8.7.4..............2.3.1...........958.........5.6...7.....8.2...4....... 1..|...|3.8 .7.|4..|... ...|...|... ---+---+--- 2.3|.1.|... ...|...|.95 8..|...|... ---+---+--- .5.|6..|.7. ...|.8.|2.. .4.|...|... 64 cells left to solve; 17 clues; 408 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 427 tidbits of information 59 cells left to solve; 22 clues; 454 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 465 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 466 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 467 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 468 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 469 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 470 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 471 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 472 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 473 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 475 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 477 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 479 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 481 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 483 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 485 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 505 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 509 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 510 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 511 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 512 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 521 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 535 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 555 tidbits of information 40 cells left to solve; 41 clues; 571 tidbits of information 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 579 tidbits of information 36 cells left to solve; 45 clues; 587 tidbits of information 33 cells left to solve; 48 clues; 597 tidbits of information 25 cells left to solve; 56 clues; 612 tidbits of information 21 cells left to solve; 60 clues; 625 tidbits of information 15 cells left to solve; 66 clues; 635 tidbits of information 6 cells left to solve; 75 clues; 646 tidbits of information #15 Done! (34 steps) 129576348376428519584391627293815764417263895865749132958632471731984256642157983 129|576|348 376|428|519 584|391|627 ---+---+--- 293|815|764 417|263|895 865|749|132 ---+---+--- 958|632|471 731|984|256 642|157|983
Puzzle #16 Solving 6..3.2....4.....1..........7.26............543.........8.15........4.2........7.. 6..|3.2|... .4.|...|.1. ...|...|... ---+---+--- 7.2|6..|... ...|...|.54 3..|...|... ---+---+--- .8.|15.|... ...|.4.|2.. ...|...|7.. 64 cells left to solve; 17 clues; 407 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 428 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 458 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 464 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 473 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 474 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 475 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 476 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 477 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 478 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 479 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 480 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 481 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 482 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 483 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 484 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 485 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 486 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 487 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 488 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 496 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 497 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 498 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 499 tidbits of information #16 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 9 and 16 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 500 tidbits of information #16 P: Chain 6(0) may be eliminated. 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 502 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 505 tidbits of information #16 P: Chain 15(1) may be eliminated. 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 506 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 513 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 517 tidbits of information #16 M: [chain 6(0)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 5] 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 521 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 529 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 539 tidbits of information 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 555 tidbits of information 40 cells left to solve; 41 clues; 563 tidbits of information 39 cells left to solve; 42 clues; 571 tidbits of information 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 573 tidbits of information 35 cells left to solve; 46 clues; 584 tidbits of information 30 cells left to solve; 51 clues; 600 tidbits of information 23 cells left to solve; 58 clues; 619 tidbits of information 15 cells left to solve; 66 clues; 635 tidbits of information 8 cells left to solve; 73 clues; 644 tidbits of information 1 cell left to solve; 80 clues; 648 tidbits of information #16 Done! (43 steps) 615382479943765812827491536752634198168279354394518627286157943579843261431926785 615|382|479 943|765|812 827|491|536 ---+---+--- 752|634|198 168|279|354 394|518|627 ---+---+--- 286|157|943 579|843|261 431|926|785
Puzzle #17 Solving ....3..9....2....1.5.9..............1.2.8.4.6.8.5...2..75......4.1..6..3.....4.6. ...|.3.|.9. ...|2..|..1 .5.|9..|... ---+---+--- ...|...|... 1.2|.8.|4.6 .8.|5..|.2. ---+---+--- .75|...|... 4.1|..6|..3 ...|..4|.6. 59 cells left to solve; 22 clues; 462 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 486 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 487 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 488 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 490 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 491 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 492 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 510 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 511 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 515 tidbits of information #17 M: strong incompatibility on 4 at cell r1c3 (involving nodes r1c4#4 chain 2(1) and r2c2#4 chain 2(0)) 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 516 tidbits of information #17 M: strong incompatibility on 4 at cell r2c5 (involving nodes r1c4#4 chain 2(1) and r2c2#4 chain 2(0)) 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 517 tidbits of information #17 M: strong incompatibility on 6 at cell r1c3 (involving nodes r1c4#6 chain 2(0) and r2c2#6 chain 2(1)) 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 518 tidbits of information #17 M: strong incompatibility on 6 at cell r2c5 (involving nodes r1c4#6 chain 3(0) and r2c2#6 chain 3(1)) 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 519 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 529 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 530 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 538 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 548 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 553 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 557 tidbits of information 42 cells left to solve; 39 clues; 574 tidbits of information 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 583 tidbits of information 33 cells left to solve; 48 clues; 605 tidbits of information 24 cells left to solve; 57 clues; 623 tidbits of information 11 cells left to solve; 70 clues; 643 tidbits of information 1 cell left to solve; 80 clues; 648 tidbits of information #17 Done! (26 steps) 718435692963278541254961378547612839192387456386549127675893214421756983839124765 718|435|692 963|278|541 254|961|378 ---+---+--- 547|612|839 192|387|456 386|549|127 ---+---+--- 675|893|214 421|756|983 839|124|765
Puzzle #18 Solving 45.....3....8.1....9...........5..9.2..7.....8.........1..4..........7.2...6..8.. 45.|...|.3. ...|8.1|... .9.|...|... ---+---+--- ...|.5.|.9. 2..|7..|... 8..|...|... ---+---+--- .1.|.4.|... ...|...|7.2 ...|6..|8.. 64 cells left to solve; 17 clues; 409 tidbits of information 63 cells left to solve; 18 clues; 416 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 429 tidbits of information 59 cells left to solve; 22 clues; 443 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 447 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 450 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 453 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 454 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 455 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 457 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 459 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 460 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 461 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 462 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 464 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 485 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 486 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 487 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 488 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 489 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 490 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 491 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 492 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 502 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 512 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 526 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 536 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 550 tidbits of information 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 568 tidbits of information 39 cells left to solve; 42 clues; 579 tidbits of information 34 cells left to solve; 47 clues; 591 tidbits of information 31 cells left to solve; 50 clues; 602 tidbits of information 26 cells left to solve; 55 clues; 611 tidbits of information 22 cells left to solve; 59 clues; 617 tidbits of information 20 cells left to solve; 61 clues; 622 tidbits of information 17 cells left to solve; 64 clues; 627 tidbits of information 13 cells left to solve; 68 clues; 636 tidbits of information 8 cells left to solve; 73 clues; 644 tidbits of information 2 cells left to solve; 79 clues; 648 tidbits of information #18 Done! (39 steps) 458276931623891475197534286371452698269783154845169327712948563986315742534627819 458|276|931 623|891|475 197|534|286 ---+---+--- 371|452|698 269|783|154 845|169|327 ---+---+--- 712|948|563 986|315|742 534|627|819
Puzzle #19 Solving .237....68...6.59.9.....7......4.97.3.7.96..2.........5..47.........2....8....... .23|7..|..6 8..|.6.|59. 9..|...|7.. ---+---+--- ...|.4.|97. 3.7|.96|..2 ...|...|... ---+---+--- 5..|47.|... ...|..2|... .8.|...|... 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 453 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 478 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 491 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 492 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 493 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 494 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 495 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 496 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 497 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 498 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 499 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 500 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 501 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 526 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 529 tidbits of information #19 P: Node r6c2#1 may be eliminated 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 530 tidbits of information #19 P: Node r6c3#1 may be eliminated 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 531 tidbits of information #19 P: Node r4c3#1 may be eliminated 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 532 tidbits of information #19 P: Node r6c9#1 may be eliminated 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 533 tidbits of information #19 P: Node r5c2#1 may be eliminated 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 534 tidbits of information #19 P: Chain 9(1) may be eliminated. 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 535 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 540 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 544 tidbits of information #19 M: strong incompatibility on 4 at cell r2c9 (involving nodes r2c3#4 chain 1(0) and r6c9#4 chain 1(1)) 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 545 tidbits of information #19 M: strong incompatibility on 4 at cell r6c9 (involving nodes r6c9#4 chain 1(1) and r3c9#4 chain 1(1)) 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 553 tidbits of information 39 cells left to solve; 42 clues; 580 tidbits of information 31 cells left to solve; 50 clues; 602 tidbits of information 25 cells left to solve; 56 clues; 615 tidbits of information 17 cells left to solve; 64 clues; 629 tidbits of information 11 cells left to solve; 70 clues; 637 tidbits of information 7 cells left to solve; 74 clues; 643 tidbits of information 3 cells left to solve; 78 clues; 647 tidbits of information #19 Done! (32 steps) 123759486874261593965384721216543978357896142498127365532478619641932857789615234 123|759|486 874|261|593 965|384|721 ---+---+--- 216|543|978 357|896|142 498|127|365 ---+---+--- 532|478|619 641|932|857 789|615|234
Puzzle #20 Solving ..84...3....3.....9....157479...8........7..514.....2...9.6...2.5....4......9..56 ..8|4..|.3. ...|3..|... 9..|..1|574 ---+---+--- 79.|..8|... ...|..7|..5 14.|...|.2. ---+---+--- ..9|.6.|..2 .5.|...|4.. ...|.9.|.56 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 495 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 496 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 497 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 498 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 499 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 500 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 501 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 515 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 522 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 523 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 524 tidbits of information #20 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 13 and 14 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 525 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 526 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 527 tidbits of information #20 P: Node r1c2#2 may be eliminated 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 528 tidbits of information #20 P: Node r2c1#2 may be eliminated 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 529 tidbits of information #20 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 1 and 21 #20 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 7 and 21 #20 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 14 and 18 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 532 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 535 tidbits of information #20 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 1 and 6 #20 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 4 and 7 #20 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 7 and 17 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 538 tidbits of information #20 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 1 and 3 #20 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 1 and 8 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 540 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 541 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 542 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 548 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 552 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 559 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 574 tidbits of information 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 581 tidbits of information 40 cells left to solve; 41 clues; 588 tidbits of information 36 cells left to solve; 45 clues; 601 tidbits of information 29 cells left to solve; 52 clues; 613 tidbits of information 23 cells left to solve; 58 clues; 627 tidbits of information 13 cells left to solve; 68 clues; 640 tidbits of information 6 cells left to solve; 75 clues; 644 tidbits of information 1 cell left to solve; 80 clues; 648 tidbits of information #20 Done! (34 steps) 518476239427359618963821574795248361832617945146935827379564182651782493284193756 518|476|239 427|359|618 963|821|574 ---+---+--- 795|248|361 832|617|945 146|935|827 ---+---+--- 379|564|182 651|782|493 284|193|756
Puzzle #21 Solving .98.1....2......6.............3.2.5..84.........6.........4.8.93..5...........1.. .98|.1.|... 2..|...|.6. ...|...|... ---+---+--- ...|3.2|.5. .84|...|... ...|6..|... ---+---+--- ...|.4.|8.9 3..|5..|... ...|...|1.. 64 cells left to solve; 17 clues; 404 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 433 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 434 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 435 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 436 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 437 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 438 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 439 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 440 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 441 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 442 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 443 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 444 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 445 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 447 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 449 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 451 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 452 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 453 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 454 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 455 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 461 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 462 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 463 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 464 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 476 tidbits of information 59 cells left to solve; 22 clues; 485 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 496 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 497 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 498 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 499 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 500 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 501 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 502 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 506 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 512 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 516 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 517 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 527 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 535 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 555 tidbits of information 42 cells left to solve; 39 clues; 572 tidbits of information 36 cells left to solve; 45 clues; 595 tidbits of information 30 cells left to solve; 51 clues; 604 tidbits of information 28 cells left to solve; 53 clues; 611 tidbits of information 22 cells left to solve; 59 clues; 625 tidbits of information 14 cells left to solve; 67 clues; 636 tidbits of information 7 cells left to solve; 74 clues; 643 tidbits of information 3 cells left to solve; 78 clues; 647 tidbits of information #21 Done! (49 steps) 498716523257839461136425987971382654684157392523694718765241839319578246842963175 498|716|523 257|839|461 136|425|987 ---+---+--- 971|382|654 684|157|392 523|694|718 ---+---+--- 765|241|839 319|578|246 842|963|175
Puzzle #22 Solving ..247..58..............1.4.....2...9528.9.4....9...1.........3.3....75..685..2... ..2|47.|.58 ...|...|... ...|..1|.4. ---+---+--- ...|.2.|..9 528|.9.|4.. ..9|...|1.. ---+---+--- ...|...|.3. 3..|..7|5.. 685|..2|... 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 471 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 491 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 496 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 501 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 502 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 503 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 504 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 505 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 506 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 507 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 508 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 509 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 510 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 511 tidbits of information #22 M: strong incompatibility on 7 at cell r4c7 (involving nodes r5c8#7 chain 11(1) and r5c9#7 chain 11(0)) 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 512 tidbits of information #22 M: strong incompatibility on 7 at cell r4c8 (involving nodes r5c8#7 chain 11(1) and r5c9#7 chain 11(0)) 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 513 tidbits of information #22 P: Chain 10(1) may be eliminated. 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 515 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 528 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 538 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 547 tidbits of information 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 561 tidbits of information 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 575 tidbits of information 34 cells left to solve; 47 clues; 584 tidbits of information 30 cells left to solve; 51 clues; 593 tidbits of information 27 cells left to solve; 54 clues; 605 tidbits of information 24 cells left to solve; 57 clues; 615 tidbits of information 21 cells left to solve; 60 clues; 622 tidbits of information 19 cells left to solve; 62 clues; 630 tidbits of information 11 cells left to solve; 70 clues; 641 tidbits of information 3 cells left to solve; 78 clues; 647 tidbits of information #22 Done! (30 steps) 132479658847563291956281347413725869528196473769348125271854936394617582685932714 132|479|658 847|563|291 956|281|347 ---+---+--- 413|725|869 528|196|473 769|348|125 ---+---+--- 271|854|936 394|617|582 685|932|714
Puzzle #23 Solving 4.....8.5.3..........7......2.....6.....5.4......1.......6.3.7.5..2.....1.9...... 4..|...|8.5 .3.|...|... ...|7..|... ---+---+--- .2.|...|.6. ...|.5.|4.. ...|.1.|... ---+---+--- ...|6.3|.7. 5..|2..|... 1.9|...|... 64 cells left to solve; 17 clues; 414 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 441 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 461 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 479 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 481 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 488 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 490 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 505 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 519 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 532 tidbits of information 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 543 tidbits of information 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 544 tidbits of information 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 545 tidbits of information 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 546 tidbits of information 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 548 tidbits of information 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 549 tidbits of information 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 551 tidbits of information 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 552 tidbits of information 42 cells left to solve; 39 clues; 556 tidbits of information 41 cells left to solve; 40 clues; 565 tidbits of information 41 cells left to solve; 40 clues; 566 tidbits of information 41 cells left to solve; 40 clues; 580 tidbits of information 36 cells left to solve; 45 clues; 598 tidbits of information 29 cells left to solve; 52 clues; 609 tidbits of information 21 cells left to solve; 60 clues; 619 tidbits of information 19 cells left to solve; 62 clues; 624 tidbits of information 17 cells left to solve; 64 clues; 628 tidbits of information 13 cells left to solve; 68 clues; 634 tidbits of information 9 cells left to solve; 72 clues; 640 tidbits of information 4 cells left to solve; 77 clues; 646 tidbits of information #23 Done! (30 steps) 417369825638125947952748316825437169791856432346912758284693571573281694169574283 417|369|825 638|125|947 952|748|316 ---+---+--- 825|437|169 791|856|432 346|912|758 ---+---+--- 284|693|571 573|281|694 169|574|283
Puzzle #24 Solving .2.3......63.....58.......15....9.3....7........1....8.879..26......6.7...6..7..4 .2.|3..|... .63|...|..5 8..|...|..1 ---+---+--- 5..|..9|.3. ...|7..|... ...|1..|..8 ---+---+--- .87|9..|26. ...|..6|.7. ..6|..7|..4 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 462 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 472 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 480 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 481 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 482 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 483 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 484 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 485 tidbits of information #24 M: strong incompatibility on 5 at cell r8c4 (involving nodes r7c5#5 chain 11(1) and r7c6#5 chain 11(0)) 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 486 tidbits of information #24 M: strong incompatibility on 5 at cell r8c5 (involving nodes r7c5#5 chain 12(1) and r7c6#5 chain 12(0)) 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 487 tidbits of information #24 M: strong incompatibility on 5 at cell r9c4 (involving nodes r7c5#5 chain 12(1) and r7c6#5 chain 12(0)) 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 488 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 497 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 513 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 519 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 525 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 536 tidbits of information 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 541 tidbits of information 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 542 tidbits of information 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 543 tidbits of information 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 550 tidbits of information 42 cells left to solve; 39 clues; 556 tidbits of information 40 cells left to solve; 41 clues; 567 tidbits of information 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 574 tidbits of information 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 576 tidbits of information 34 cells left to solve; 47 clues; 588 tidbits of information 30 cells left to solve; 51 clues; 603 tidbits of information 28 cells left to solve; 53 clues; 611 tidbits of information 24 cells left to solve; 57 clues; 619 tidbits of information 17 cells left to solve; 64 clues; 632 tidbits of information 10 cells left to solve; 71 clues; 642 tidbits of information 1 cell left to solve; 80 clues; 648 tidbits of information #24 Done! (31 steps) 925371486163498725874562391542689137618753942739124658487915263351246879296837514 925|371|486 163|498|725 874|562|391 ---+---+--- 542|689|137 618|753|942 739|124|658 ---+---+--- 487|915|263 351|246|879 296|837|514
Puzzle #25 Solving 1.....7.9.4...72..8.........7..1..6.3.......5.6..4..2.........8..53...7.7.2....46 1..|...|7.9 .4.|..7|2.. 8..|...|... ---+---+--- .7.|.1.|.6. 3..|...|..5 .6.|.4.|.2. ---+---+--- ...|...|..8 ..5|3..|.7. 7.2|...|.46 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 476 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 498 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 507 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 514 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 518 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 519 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 520 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 521 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 523 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 540 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 541 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 542 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 543 tidbits of information #25 M: strong incompatibility on 1 at cell r7c8 (involving nodes r7c8#1 chain 9(0) and r7c3#1 chain 9(0)) 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 549 tidbits of information 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 562 tidbits of information 39 cells left to solve; 42 clues; 577 tidbits of information 34 cells left to solve; 47 clues; 587 tidbits of information 33 cells left to solve; 48 clues; 591 tidbits of information 31 cells left to solve; 50 clues; 597 tidbits of information 28 cells left to solve; 53 clues; 604 tidbits of information 26 cells left to solve; 55 clues; 611 tidbits of information 22 cells left to solve; 59 clues; 622 tidbits of information 17 cells left to solve; 64 clues; 631 tidbits of information 11 cells left to solve; 70 clues; 639 tidbits of information 4 cells left to solve; 77 clues; 646 tidbits of information #25 Done! (25 steps) 123456789649837251857291634274518963398672415561943827416725398985364172732189546 123|456|789 649|837|251 857|291|634 ---+---+--- 274|518|963 398|672|415 561|943|827 ---+---+--- 416|725|398 985|364|172 732|189|546
Puzzle #26 Solving 4.....3.....8.2......7........1...8734.......6........5...6........1.4...82...... 4..|...|3.. ...|8.2|... ...|7..|... ---+---+--- ...|1..|.87 34.|...|... 6..|...|... ---+---+--- 5..|.6.|... ...|.1.|4.. .82|...|... 64 cells left to solve; 17 clues; 403 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 416 tidbits of information 59 cells left to solve; 22 clues; 433 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 439 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 440 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 442 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 447 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 448 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 450 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 452 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 453 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 454 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 484 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 495 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 503 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 508 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 512 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 515 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 524 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 531 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 534 tidbits of information 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 550 tidbits of information 36 cells left to solve; 45 clues; 584 tidbits of information 30 cells left to solve; 51 clues; 604 tidbits of information 24 cells left to solve; 57 clues; 619 tidbits of information 17 cells left to solve; 64 clues; 631 tidbits of information 11 cells left to solve; 70 clues; 640 tidbits of information 3 cells left to solve; 78 clues; 648 tidbits of information #26 Done! (28 steps) 475691328961832745823754196259143687347586219618927534534269871796318452182475963 475|691|328 961|832|745 823|754|196 ---+---+--- 259|143|687 347|586|219 618|927|534 ---+---+--- 534|269|871 796|318|452 182|475|963
Puzzle #27 Solving .......71.2.8........4.3...7...6..5....2..3..9........6...7.....8....4......5.... ...|...|.71 .2.|8..|... ...|4.3|... ---+---+--- 7..|.6.|.5. ...|2..|3.. 9..|...|... ---+---+--- 6..|.7.|... .8.|...|4.. ...|.5.|... 64 cells left to solve; 17 clues; 416 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 428 tidbits of information 59 cells left to solve; 22 clues; 448 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 465 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 467 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 469 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 471 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 472 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 474 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 476 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 477 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 478 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 480 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 481 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 484 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 491 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 495 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 497 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 499 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 504 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 510 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 514 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 525 tidbits of information 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 550 tidbits of information 41 cells left to solve; 40 clues; 568 tidbits of information 31 cells left to solve; 50 clues; 599 tidbits of information 26 cells left to solve; 55 clues; 610 tidbits of information 24 cells left to solve; 57 clues; 617 tidbits of information 21 cells left to solve; 60 clues; 622 tidbits of information 17 cells left to solve; 64 clues; 631 tidbits of information 10 cells left to solve; 71 clues; 641 tidbits of information 3 cells left to solve; 78 clues; 648 tidbits of information #27 Done! (32 steps) 349526871521897643876413529718369254465281397932745186654178932187932465293654718 349|526|871 521|897|643 876|413|529 ---+---+--- 718|369|254 465|281|397 932|745|186 ---+---+--- 654|178|932 187|932|465 293|654|718
Puzzle #28 Solving 6..3.2....4.....8..........7.26............543.........8.15........8.2........7.. 6..|3.2|... .4.|...|.8. ...|...|... ---+---+--- 7.2|6..|... ...|...|.54 3..|...|... ---+---+--- .8.|15.|... ...|.8.|2.. ...|...|7.. 64 cells left to solve; 17 clues; 406 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 437 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 465 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 471 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 479 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 480 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 485 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 486 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 487 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 488 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 489 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 490 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 491 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 492 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 493 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 494 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 495 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 496 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 497 tidbits of information #28 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 11 and 20 #28 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 13 and 18 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 499 tidbits of information #28 M: strong incompatibility on 4 at cell r8c8 (involving nodes r7c7#4 chain 18(1) and r7c8#4 chain 18(0)) 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 500 tidbits of information #28 M: strong incompatibility on 4 at cell r9c8 (involving nodes r7c7#4 chain 18(1) and r7c8#4 chain 18(0)) 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 501 tidbits of information #28 P: Chain 7(0) may be eliminated. 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 503 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 506 tidbits of information #28 P: Chain 19(1) may be eliminated. 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 507 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 514 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 518 tidbits of information #28 M: [chain 17(0)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 7] 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 519 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 527 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 549 tidbits of information 42 cells left to solve; 39 clues; 562 tidbits of information 40 cells left to solve; 41 clues; 574 tidbits of information 36 cells left to solve; 45 clues; 581 tidbits of information 32 cells left to solve; 49 clues; 595 tidbits of information 27 cells left to solve; 54 clues; 604 tidbits of information 23 cells left to solve; 58 clues; 614 tidbits of information 18 cells left to solve; 63 clues; 627 tidbits of information 12 cells left to solve; 69 clues; 639 tidbits of information 4 cells left to solve; 77 clues; 647 tidbits of information #28 Done! (39 steps) 618342579943765182527891436752634891861279354394518627286157943179483265435926718 618|342|579 943|765|182 527|891|436 ---+---+--- 752|634|891 861|279|354 394|518|627 ---+---+--- 286|157|943 179|483|265 435|926|718
Puzzle #29 Solving .47.8...1............6..7..6....357......5....1..6....28..4.....9.1...4.....2.69. .47|.8.|..1 ...|...|... ...|6..|7.. ---+---+--- 6..|..3|57. ...|..5|... .1.|.6.|... ---+---+--- 28.|.4.|... .9.|1..|.4. ...|.2.|69. 59 cells left to solve; 22 clues; 461 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 482 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 487 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 488 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 493 tidbits of information #29 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 2 and 5 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 494 tidbits of information #29 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 2 and 15 #29 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 9 and 15 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 496 tidbits of information #29 M: weak 1/1 corner between linked 0/0 strong chains 6 and 9 #29 M: weak 1/1 corner between linked 0/0 strong chains 6 and 15 #29 M: weak 1/1 corner between linked 0/0 strong chains 8 and 15 #29 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 11 and 13 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 500 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 504 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 505 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 506 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 507 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 508 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 519 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 524 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 532 tidbits of information 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 548 tidbits of information 42 cells left to solve; 39 clues; 555 tidbits of information 41 cells left to solve; 40 clues; 558 tidbits of information 39 cells left to solve; 42 clues; 563 tidbits of information 34 cells left to solve; 47 clues; 581 tidbits of information 29 cells left to solve; 52 clues; 597 tidbits of information 23 cells left to solve; 58 clues; 614 tidbits of information 17 cells left to solve; 64 clues; 631 tidbits of information 11 cells left to solve; 70 clues; 640 tidbits of information 4 cells left to solve; 77 clues; 647 tidbits of information #29 Done! (26 steps) 947582361863471952152639784624813579738295416519764823285946137396157248471328695 947|582|361 863|471|952 152|639|784 ---+---+--- 624|813|579 738|295|416 519|764|823 ---+---+--- 285|946|137 396|157|248 471|328|695
Puzzle #30 Solving ......8.17..2........5.6......7...5..1....3...8.......5......2..4..8....6...3.... ...|...|8.1 7..|2..|... ...|5.6|... ---+---+--- ...|7..|.5. .1.|...|3.. .8.|...|... ---+---+--- 5..|...|.2. .4.|.8.|... 6..|.3.|... 64 cells left to solve; 17 clues; 410 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 428 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 449 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 461 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 462 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 463 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 464 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 465 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 470 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 471 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 472 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 473 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 474 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 480 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 482 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 483 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 489 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 491 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 492 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 493 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 494 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 507 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 508 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 509 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 510 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 514 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 521 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 533 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 538 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 539 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 540 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 541 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 557 tidbits of information 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 567 tidbits of information 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 581 tidbits of information 33 cells left to solve; 48 clues; 592 tidbits of information 30 cells left to solve; 51 clues; 602 tidbits of information 25 cells left to solve; 56 clues; 613 tidbits of information 20 cells left to solve; 61 clues; 626 tidbits of information 12 cells left to solve; 69 clues; 637 tidbits of information 8 cells left to solve; 73 clues; 641 tidbits of information 4 cells left to solve; 77 clues; 646 tidbits of information #30 Done! (42 steps) 254379861761248593893516742326791458915824376487653219538167924142985637679432185 254|379|861 761|248|593 893|516|742 ---+---+--- 326|791|458 915|824|376 487|653|219 ---+---+--- 538|167|924 142|985|637 679|432|185
Puzzle #31 Solving 38.6.......9.......2..3.51......5....3..1..6....4......17.5..8.......9.......7.32 38.|6..|... ..9|...|... .2.|.3.|51. ---+---+--- ...|..5|... .3.|.1.|.6. ...|4..|... ---+---+--- .17|.5.|.8. ...|...|9.. ...|..7|.32 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 451 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 469 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 479 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 480 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 481 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 482 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 483 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 484 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 502 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 507 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 508 tidbits of information #31 P: Node r7c6#2 may be eliminated 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 509 tidbits of information #31 M: weak 1/1 corner between linked 0/0 strong chains 6 and 10 #31 M: weak 1/1 corner between linked 0/0 strong chains 10 and 16 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 511 tidbits of information #31 P: Node r8c1#4 may be eliminated 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 512 tidbits of information #31 P: Node r8c6#2 may be eliminated 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 513 tidbits of information #31 P: Chain 10(0) may be eliminated. 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 516 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 520 tidbits of information #31 P: Chain 1(1) may be eliminated. 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 524 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 531 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 532 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 535 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 539 tidbits of information 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 548 tidbits of information 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 557 tidbits of information 42 cells left to solve; 39 clues; 559 tidbits of information 42 cells left to solve; 39 clues; 560 tidbits of information #31 W: 4 in columns 2,6,8 form a 3x3 closed circuit (Swordfish) 42 cells left to solve; 39 clues; 566 tidbits of information #31 M: strong incompatibility on 4 at cell r2c2 (involving nodes r3c1#4 chain 2(1) and r3c3#4 chain 2(0)) 42 cells left to solve; 39 clues; 567 tidbits of information #31 M: [chain 6(1)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 3] 42 cells left to solve; 39 clues; 574 tidbits of information 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 583 tidbits of information 35 cells left to solve; 46 clues; 590 tidbits of information 30 cells left to solve; 51 clues; 606 tidbits of information 25 cells left to solve; 56 clues; 624 tidbits of information 17 cells left to solve; 64 clues; 635 tidbits of information 9 cells left to solve; 72 clues; 643 tidbits of information 3 cells left to solve; 78 clues; 647 tidbits of information #31 Done! (36 steps) 385621497179584326426739518762395841534812769891476253917253684243168975658947132 385|621|497 179|584|326 426|739|518 ---+---+--- 762|395|841 534|812|769 891|476|253 ---+---+--- 917|253|684 243|168|975 658|947|132
Puzzle #32 Solving ...5...........5.697.....2...48.2...25.1...3..8..3.........4.7..13.5..9..2...31.. ...|5..|... ...|...|5.6 97.|...|.2. ---+---+--- ..4|8.2|... 25.|1..|.3. .8.|.3.|... ---+---+--- ...|..4|.7. .13|.5.|.9. .2.|..3|1.. 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 484 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 501 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 502 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 505 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 508 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 509 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 510 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 517 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 518 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 523 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 526 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 532 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 535 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 541 tidbits of information #32 M: [chain 4(0)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 14] 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 546 tidbits of information 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 555 tidbits of information 41 cells left to solve; 40 clues; 565 tidbits of information 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 577 tidbits of information 36 cells left to solve; 45 clues; 584 tidbits of information 35 cells left to solve; 46 clues; 589 tidbits of information 34 cells left to solve; 47 clues; 592 tidbits of information 33 cells left to solve; 48 clues; 595 tidbits of information 33 cells left to solve; 48 clues; 599 tidbits of information 33 cells left to solve; 48 clues; 600 tidbits of information 33 cells left to solve; 48 clues; 601 tidbits of information #32 M: [chain 1(0)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 5] 33 cells left to solve; 48 clues; 605 tidbits of information 31 cells left to solve; 50 clues; 605 tidbits of information #32 M: [chain 1(1)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 7] 31 cells left to solve; 50 clues; 609 tidbits of information 27 cells left to solve; 54 clues; 615 tidbits of information 23 cells left to solve; 58 clues; 622 tidbits of information 19 cells left to solve; 62 clues; 631 tidbits of information 9 cells left to solve; 72 clues; 641 tidbits of information 4 cells left to solve; 77 clues; 647 tidbits of information #32 Done! (33 steps) 836521947142379586975648321364892715259167438781435269598214673413756892627983154 836|521|947 142|379|586 975|648|321 ---+---+--- 364|892|715 259|167|438 781|435|269 ---+---+--- 598|214|673 413|756|892 627|983|154
Puzzle #33 Solving .2.......3.5.62..9.68...3...5..........64.8.2..47..9....3.....1.....6...17.43.... .2.|...|... 3.5|.62|..9 .68|...|3.. ---+---+--- .5.|...|... ...|64.|8.2 ..4|7..|9.. ---+---+--- ..3|...|..1 ...|..6|... 17.|43.|... 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 471 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 478 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 484 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 485 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 491 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 498 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 499 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 500 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 501 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 512 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 518 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 519 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 520 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 521 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 526 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 535 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 543 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 550 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 557 tidbits of information 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 565 tidbits of information 40 cells left to solve; 41 clues; 577 tidbits of information 36 cells left to solve; 45 clues; 591 tidbits of information 29 cells left to solve; 52 clues; 612 tidbits of information 20 cells left to solve; 61 clues; 626 tidbits of information 13 cells left to solve; 68 clues; 639 tidbits of information 4 cells left to solve; 77 clues; 647 tidbits of information #33 Done! (26 steps) 427593186315862479968174325659328714731649852284751963593287641842916537176435298 427|593|186 315|862|479 968|174|325 ---+---+--- 659|328|714 731|649|852 284|751|963 ---+---+--- 593|287|641 842|916|537 176|435|298
Puzzle #34 Solving .8..4....3......1........2...5...4.69..1..8..2...........3.9....6....5.....2..... .8.|.4.|... 3..|...|.1. ...|...|.2. ---+---+--- ..5|...|4.6 9..|1..|8.. 2..|...|... ---+---+--- ...|3.9|... .6.|...|5.. ...|2..|... 64 cells left to solve; 17 clues; 405 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 417 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 431 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 441 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 442 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 443 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 444 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 445 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 446 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 447 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 448 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 449 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 450 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 451 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 453 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 455 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 457 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 459 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 461 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 463 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 498 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 508 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 524 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 532 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 537 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 544 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 546 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 547 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 548 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 549 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 550 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 552 tidbits of information 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 559 tidbits of information 42 cells left to solve; 39 clues; 566 tidbits of information 39 cells left to solve; 42 clues; 579 tidbits of information 34 cells left to solve; 47 clues; 600 tidbits of information 27 cells left to solve; 54 clues; 618 tidbits of information 15 cells left to solve; 66 clues; 640 tidbits of information 3 cells left to solve; 78 clues; 648 tidbits of information #34 Done! (39 steps) 781942365324576918659831724815723496936154872247698153578369241162487539493215687 781|942|365 324|576|918 659|831|724 ---+---+--- 815|723|496 936|154|872 247|698|153 ---+---+--- 578|369|241 162|487|539 493|215|687
Puzzle #35 Solving ..8.9.1...6.5...2......6....3.1.7.5.........9..4...3...5....2...7...3.8.2..7....4 ..8|.9.|1.. .6.|5..|.2. ...|..6|... ---+---+--- .3.|1.7|.5. ...|...|..9 ..4|...|3.. ---+---+--- .5.|...|2.. .7.|..3|.8. 2..|7..|..4 59 cells left to solve; 22 clues; 468 tidbits of information 59 cells left to solve; 22 clues; 469 tidbits of information 59 cells left to solve; 22 clues; 470 tidbits of information 59 cells left to solve; 22 clues; 471 tidbits of information 59 cells left to solve; 22 clues; 472 tidbits of information 59 cells left to solve; 22 clues; 473 tidbits of information 59 cells left to solve; 22 clues; 479 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 483 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 488 tidbits of information #35 W: 7 in columns 3,5,7 form a 3x3 closed circuit (Swordfish) 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 495 tidbits of information #35 M: weak 1/1 corner between linked 0/0 strong chains 9 and 16 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 496 tidbits of information #35 P: Chain 6(1) may be eliminated. 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 497 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 507 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 517 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 521 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 523 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 525 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 526 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 528 tidbits of information #35 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 1 and 13 #35 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 9 and 10 #35 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 11 and 15 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 531 tidbits of information #35 M: strong incompatibility on 5 at cell r3c1 (involving nodes r1c1#5 chain 1(0) and r3c3#5 chain 1(1)) 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 532 tidbits of information #35 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 2 and 8 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 533 tidbits of information #35 P: Node r3c3#9 may be eliminated 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 534 tidbits of information #35 P: Node r6c1#1 may be eliminated 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 535 tidbits of information #35 P: Node r5c1#5 may be eliminated 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 536 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 537 tidbits of information #35 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 1 and 5 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 538 tidbits of information #35 P: Node r5c6#4 may be eliminated 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 539 tidbits of information #35 P: Chain 5(1) may be eliminated. 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 545 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 557 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 558 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 559 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 560 tidbits of information #35 M: [chain 9(0)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 3] 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 562 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 566 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 567 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 568 tidbits of information #35 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 1 and 6 #35 M: weak 1/1 corner between linked 0/0 strong chains 1 and 7 #35 M: weak 1/1 corner between linked 0/0 strong chains 2 and 8 #35 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 2 and 13 #35 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 4 and 14 #35 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 7 and 14 #35 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 7 and 15 #35 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 8 and 16 #35 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 10 and 14 #35 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 12 and 16 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 578 tidbits of information #35 W: 6 in rows 6,7 form a 2x2 closed circuit (X-Wing) 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 580 tidbits of information #35 M: strong incompatibility on 1 at cell r3c5 (involving nodes r2c5#1 chain 2(0) and r3c5#2 chain 2(1)) 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 581 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 583 tidbits of information 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 586 tidbits of information 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 590 tidbits of information 42 cells left to solve; 39 clues; 593 tidbits of information 39 cells left to solve; 42 clues; 598 tidbits of information 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 600 tidbits of information 36 cells left to solve; 45 clues; 603 tidbits of information 36 cells left to solve; 45 clues; 604 tidbits of information 36 cells left to solve; 45 clues; 605 tidbits of information #35 M: strong incompatibility on 8 at cell r3c5 (involving nodes r3c5#7 chain 1(0) and r3c5#2 chain 1(1)) 36 cells left to solve; 45 clues; 606 tidbits of information 35 cells left to solve; 46 clues; 610 tidbits of information 33 cells left to solve; 48 clues; 615 tidbits of information 28 cells left to solve; 53 clues; 624 tidbits of information 17 cells left to solve; 64 clues; 635 tidbits of information 8 cells left to solve; 73 clues; 642 tidbits of information 4 cells left to solve; 77 clues; 647 tidbits of information #35 Done! (56 steps) 748392165369514728125876943932147856687235419514689372853461297476923581291758634 748|392|165 369|514|728 125|876|943 ---+---+--- 932|147|856 687|235|419 514|689|372 ---+---+--- 853|461|297 476|923|581 291|758|634
Puzzle #36 Solving 4.....5.8.3..........7......2.....6.....5.8......1.......6.3.7.5..2.....1.8...... 4..|...|5.8 .3.|...|... ...|7..|... ---+---+--- .2.|...|.6. ...|.5.|8.. ...|.1.|... ---+---+--- ...|6.3|.7. 5..|2..|... 1.8|...|... 64 cells left to solve; 17 clues; 407 tidbits of information 59 cells left to solve; 22 clues; 443 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 461 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 474 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 482 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 484 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 492 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 494 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 513 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 527 tidbits of information 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 541 tidbits of information 40 cells left to solve; 41 clues; 555 tidbits of information 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 561 tidbits of information 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 563 tidbits of information 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 564 tidbits of information 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 565 tidbits of information 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 566 tidbits of information 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 573 tidbits of information 35 cells left to solve; 46 clues; 585 tidbits of information 32 cells left to solve; 49 clues; 598 tidbits of information 28 cells left to solve; 53 clues; 605 tidbits of information 21 cells left to solve; 60 clues; 619 tidbits of information 16 cells left to solve; 65 clues; 633 tidbits of information 9 cells left to solve; 72 clues; 643 tidbits of information 3 cells left to solve; 78 clues; 647 tidbits of information #36 Done! (25 steps) 417369528839125746652748319925837461741956832386412957294683175573291684168574293 417|369|528 839|125|746 652|748|319 ---+---+--- 925|837|461 741|956|832 386|412|957 ---+---+--- 294|683|175 573|291|684 168|574|293
Puzzle #37 Solving 1.....3.8.6.4..............2.3.1...........958.........5.6...7.....8.2...4....... 1..|...|3.8 .6.|4..|... ...|...|... ---+---+--- 2.3|.1.|... ...|...|.95 8..|...|... ---+---+--- .5.|6..|.7. ...|.8.|2.. .4.|...|... 64 cells left to solve; 17 clues; 409 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 428 tidbits of information 59 cells left to solve; 22 clues; 455 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 466 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 467 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 468 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 469 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 470 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 472 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 474 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 476 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 478 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 480 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 482 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 502 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 506 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 507 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 508 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 509 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 520 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 534 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 554 tidbits of information 40 cells left to solve; 41 clues; 570 tidbits of information 36 cells left to solve; 45 clues; 583 tidbits of information 33 cells left to solve; 48 clues; 596 tidbits of information 29 cells left to solve; 52 clues; 611 tidbits of information 19 cells left to solve; 62 clues; 628 tidbits of information 14 cells left to solve; 67 clues; 637 tidbits of information 6 cells left to solve; 75 clues; 645 tidbits of information 1 cell left to solve; 80 clues; 648 tidbits of information #37 Done! (30 steps) 124597368369428517587361924293815746416273895875946132958632471631784259742159683 124|597|368 369|428|517 587|361|924 ---+---+--- 293|815|746 416|273|895 875|946|132 ---+---+--- 958|632|471 631|784|259 742|159|683
Puzzle #38 Solving 1....6.8..64..........4...7....9.6...7.4..5..5...7.1...5....32.3....8...4........ 1..|..6|.8. .64|...|... ...|.4.|..7 ---+---+--- ...|.9.|6.. .7.|4..|5.. 5..|.7.|1.. ---+---+--- .5.|...|32. 3..|..8|... 4..|...|... 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 449 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 469 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 473 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 476 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 477 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 478 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 479 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 480 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 481 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 484 tidbits of information #38 M: strong incompatibility on 7 at cell r7c4 (involving nodes r1c4#7 chain 3(0) and r7c1#7 chain 3(1)) 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 485 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 486 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 491 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 497 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 503 tidbits of information #38 W: 9 in columns 1,7 form a 2x2 closed circuit (X-Wing) 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 509 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 527 tidbits of information 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 552 tidbits of information 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 575 tidbits of information 34 cells left to solve; 47 clues; 591 tidbits of information 31 cells left to solve; 50 clues; 604 tidbits of information 25 cells left to solve; 56 clues; 616 tidbits of information 18 cells left to solve; 63 clues; 633 tidbits of information 6 cells left to solve; 75 clues; 645 tidbits of information 1 cell left to solve; 80 clues; 648 tidbits of information #38 Done! (25 steps) 137926485964587231825341967241895673673412598589673142758164329396258714412739856 137|926|485 964|587|231 825|341|967 ---+---+--- 241|895|673 673|412|598 589|673|142 ---+---+--- 758|164|329 396|258|714 412|739|856
Puzzle #39 Solving 249.6...3.3....2..8.......5.....6......2......1..4.82..9.5..7....4.....1.7...3... 249|.6.|..3 .3.|...|2.. 8..|...|..5 ---+---+--- ...|..6|... ...|2..|... .1.|.4.|82. ---+---+--- .9.|5..|7.. ..4|...|..1 .7.|..3|... 59 cells left to solve; 22 clues; 453 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 474 tidbits of information #39 W: 5 in rows 2,6 form a 2x2 closed circuit (X-Wing) 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 481 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 487 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 493 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 504 tidbits of information #39 W: 2 in columns 3,9 form a 2x2 closed circuit (X-Wing) 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 507 tidbits of information #39 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 2 and 7 #39 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 2 and 8 #39 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 3 and 21 #39 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 6 and 9 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 511 tidbits of information #39 P: Chain 1(1) may be eliminated. 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 513 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 515 tidbits of information #39 P: Chain 19(0) may be eliminated. 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 517 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 520 tidbits of information #39 P: Chain 21(1) may be eliminated. 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 521 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 532 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 539 tidbits of information #39 M: strong incompatibility on 8 at cell r8c4 (involving nodes r7c6#8 chain 18(0) and r8c6#8 chain 18(1)) 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 540 tidbits of information #39 M: strong incompatibility on 8 at cell r8c5 (involving nodes r7c6#8 chain 18(0) and r8c6#8 chain 18(1)) 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 541 tidbits of information #39 M: strong incompatibility on 8 at cell r9c4 (involving nodes r1c4#8 chain 4(0) and r4c4#8 chain 4(1)) 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 542 tidbits of information #39 M: [chain 4(1)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 13] 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 546 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 557 tidbits of information 42 cells left to solve; 39 clues; 568 tidbits of information 36 cells left to solve; 45 clues; 582 tidbits of information 31 cells left to solve; 50 clues; 598 tidbits of information 28 cells left to solve; 53 clues; 609 tidbits of information 26 cells left to solve; 55 clues; 615 tidbits of information 23 cells left to solve; 58 clues; 621 tidbits of information 18 cells left to solve; 63 clues; 628 tidbits of information 13 cells left to solve; 68 clues; 638 tidbits of information 3 cells left to solve; 78 clues; 647 tidbits of information #39 Done! (29 steps) 249865173531974268867132495423786519986251347715349826692518734354627981178493652 249|865|173 531|974|268 867|132|495 ---+---+--- 423|786|519 986|251|347 715|349|826 ---+---+--- 692|518|734 354|627|981 178|493|652
Puzzle #40 Solving ...8....9.873...4.6..7.......85..97...........43..75.......3....3...145.4....2..1 ...|8..|..9 .87|3..|.4. 6..|7..|... ---+---+--- ..8|5..|97. ...|...|... .43|..7|5.. ---+---+--- ...|..3|... .3.|..1|45. 4..|..2|..1 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 471 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 489 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 490 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 491 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 492 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 494 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 496 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 498 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 512 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 512 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 513 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 514 tidbits of information #40 M: strong incompatibility on 1 at cell r5c1 (involving nodes r4c1#1 chain 5(1) and r4c2#1 chain 5(0)) 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 515 tidbits of information #40 M: strong incompatibility on 1 at cell r5c2 (involving nodes r4c1#1 chain 5(1) and r4c2#1 chain 5(0)) 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 516 tidbits of information #40 M: strong incompatibility on 1 at cell r5c3 (involving nodes r4c1#1 chain 5(1) and r4c2#1 chain 5(0)) 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 517 tidbits of information #40 M: strong incompatibility on 1 at cell r6c1 (involving nodes r4c1#1 chain 5(1) and r4c2#1 chain 5(0)) 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 518 tidbits of information #40 M: weak 1/1 corner between linked 0/0 strong chains 2 and 10 #40 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 6 and 11 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 520 tidbits of information #40 M: weak 1/1 corner between linked 0/0 strong chains 3 and 19 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 521 tidbits of information #40 P: Chain 8(0) may be eliminated. 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 523 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 525 tidbits of information #40 P: Chain 8(0) may be eliminated. 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 528 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 532 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 537 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 541 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 542 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 543 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 550 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 552 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 559 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 563 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 564 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 569 tidbits of information 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 571 tidbits of information #40 M: strong incompatibility on 6 at cell r6c8 (involving nodes r6c8#6 chain 4(1) and r1c8#6 chain 4(1)) 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 580 tidbits of information 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 594 tidbits of information 31 cells left to solve; 50 clues; 610 tidbits of information 18 cells left to solve; 63 clues; 631 tidbits of information 10 cells left to solve; 71 clues; 643 tidbits of information 3 cells left to solve; 78 clues; 647 tidbits of information #40 Done! (39 steps) 351846729287319645694725183168534972725198364943267518516483297832971456479652831 351|846|729 287|319|645 694|725|183 ---+---+--- 168|534|972 725|198|364 943|267|518 ---+---+--- 516|483|297 832|971|456 479|652|831
Puzzle #41 Solving ...5.1....9....8...6.......4.1..........7..9........3.8.....1.5...2..4.....36.... ...|5.1|... .9.|...|8.. .6.|...|... ---+---+--- 4.1|...|... ...|.7.|.9. ...|...|.3. ---+---+--- 8..|...|1.5 ...|2..|4.. ...|36.|... 64 cells left to solve; 17 clues; 417 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 433 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 438 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 439 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 440 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 441 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 442 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 444 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 445 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 447 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 449 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 450 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 452 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 453 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 454 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 455 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 457 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 458 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 459 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 460 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 477 tidbits of information 59 cells left to solve; 22 clues; 489 tidbits of information 59 cells left to solve; 22 clues; 490 tidbits of information 59 cells left to solve; 22 clues; 491 tidbits of information 59 cells left to solve; 22 clues; 492 tidbits of information 59 cells left to solve; 22 clues; 493 tidbits of information 59 cells left to solve; 22 clues; 494 tidbits of information 59 cells left to solve; 22 clues; 508 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 526 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 546 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 556 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 560 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 561 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 562 tidbits of information #41 M: strong incompatibility on 2 at cell r9c1 (involving nodes r1c1#2 chain 2(1) and r9c9#2 chain 2(0)) 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 563 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 564 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 566 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 570 tidbits of information #41 M: strong incompatibility on 7 at cell r9c1 (involving nodes r1c1#7 chain 2(0) and r9c9#7 chain 2(1)) 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 571 tidbits of information 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 578 tidbits of information 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 590 tidbits of information 36 cells left to solve; 45 clues; 593 tidbits of information 34 cells left to solve; 47 clues; 595 tidbits of information 32 cells left to solve; 49 clues; 599 tidbits of information 32 cells left to solve; 49 clues; 600 tidbits of information 30 cells left to solve; 51 clues; 608 tidbits of information 25 cells left to solve; 56 clues; 618 tidbits of information 20 cells left to solve; 61 clues; 630 tidbits of information 16 cells left to solve; 65 clues; 635 tidbits of information 9 cells left to solve; 72 clues; 643 tidbits of information 2 cells left to solve; 79 clues; 648 tidbits of information #41 Done! (51 steps) 748591326195623847263487519421936758356874291987152634832749165679215483514368972 748|591|326 195|623|847 263|487|519 ---+---+--- 421|936|758 356|874|291 987|152|634 ---+---+--- 832|749|165 679|215|483 514|368|972
Puzzle #42 Solving ......8.16..2........7.5......6...2..1....3...8.......2......7..3..8....5...4.... ...|...|8.1 6..|2..|... ...|7.5|... ---+---+--- ...|6..|.2. .1.|...|3.. .8.|...|... ---+---+--- 2..|...|.7. .3.|.8.|... 5..|.4.|... 64 cells left to solve; 17 clues; 412 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 429 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 450 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 462 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 463 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 464 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 465 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 466 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 471 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 472 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 473 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 474 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 475 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 476 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 477 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 483 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 485 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 487 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 488 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 489 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 490 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 504 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 505 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 506 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 507 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 511 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 520 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 533 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 538 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 539 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 540 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 541 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 555 tidbits of information 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 572 tidbits of information 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 586 tidbits of information 34 cells left to solve; 47 clues; 596 tidbits of information 30 cells left to solve; 51 clues; 605 tidbits of information 24 cells left to solve; 57 clues; 617 tidbits of information 16 cells left to solve; 65 clues; 633 tidbits of information 7 cells left to solve; 74 clues; 642 tidbits of information 3 cells left to solve; 78 clues; 647 tidbits of information #42 Done! (41 steps) 723469851651238794894715632375691428912874365486523917248356179137982546569147283 723|469|851 651|238|794 894|715|632 ---+---+--- 375|691|428 912|874|365 486|523|917 ---+---+--- 248|356|179 137|982|546 569|147|283
Puzzle #43 Solving .476...5.8.3.....2.....9......8.5..6...1.....6.24......78...51...6....4..9...4..7 .47|6..|.5. 8.3|...|..2 ...|..9|... ---+---+--- ...|8.5|..6 ...|1..|... 6.2|4..|... ---+---+--- .78|...|51. ..6|...|.4. .9.|..4|..7 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 480 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 490 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 491 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 492 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 493 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 494 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 495 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 497 tidbits of information #43 P: Chain 7(0) may be eliminated. 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 498 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 505 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 506 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 507 tidbits of information #43 P: Node r1c7#8 may be eliminated 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 508 tidbits of information #43 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 1 and 19 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 509 tidbits of information #43 P: Node r1c9#3 may be eliminated 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 510 tidbits of information #43 P: Chain 1(1) may be eliminated. 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 513 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 522 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 523 tidbits of information #43 P: Node r4c5#2 may be eliminated 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 524 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 525 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 526 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 531 tidbits of information #43 W: 2 in rows 1,5 form a 2x2 closed circuit (X-Wing) 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 536 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 540 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 548 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 552 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 560 tidbits of information 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 573 tidbits of information 39 cells left to solve; 42 clues; 585 tidbits of information 32 cells left to solve; 49 clues; 602 tidbits of information 24 cells left to solve; 57 clues; 619 tidbits of information 20 cells left to solve; 61 clues; 629 tidbits of information 14 cells left to solve; 67 clues; 638 tidbits of information 4 cells left to solve; 77 clues; 648 tidbits of information #43 Done! (34 steps) 947628351863751492125349678734895126589162734612473985478236519256917843391584267 947|628|351 863|751|492 125|349|678 ---+---+--- 734|895|126 589|162|734 612|473|985 ---+---+--- 478|236|519 256|917|843 391|584|267
Puzzle #44 Solving .....7.95.....1...86..2.....2..73..85......6...3..49..3.5...41724................ ...|..7|.95 ...|..1|... 86.|.2.|... ---+---+--- .2.|.73|..8 5..|...|.6. ..3|..4|9.. ---+---+--- 3.5|...|417 24.|...|... ...|...|... 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 475 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 480 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 484 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 485 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 486 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 502 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 508 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 512 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 519 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 520 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 521 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 522 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 523 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 524 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 525 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 533 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 545 tidbits of information 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 568 tidbits of information 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 590 tidbits of information 31 cells left to solve; 50 clues; 607 tidbits of information 24 cells left to solve; 57 clues; 622 tidbits of information 16 cells left to solve; 65 clues; 638 tidbits of information 3 cells left to solve; 78 clues; 648 tidbits of information #44 Done! (23 steps) 132467895957381246864529731429673158578912364613854972385296417241735689796148523 132|467|895 957|381|246 864|529|731 ---+---+--- 429|673|158 578|912|364 613|854|972 ---+---+--- 385|296|417 241|735|689 796|148|523
Puzzle #45 Solving .4.5.....8...9..3..76.2.....146..........9..7.....36....1..4.5..6......3..71..2.. .4.|5..|... 8..|.9.|.3. .76|.2.|... ---+---+--- .14|6..|... ...|..9|..7 ...|..3|6.. ---+---+--- ..1|..4|.5. .6.|...|..3 ..7|1..|2.. 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 477 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 480 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 481 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 482 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 483 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 494 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 495 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 496 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 497 tidbits of information #45 M: weak 1/1 corner between linked 0/0 strong chains 9 and 18 #45 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 9 and 20 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 499 tidbits of information #45 P: Node r1c6#1 may be eliminated 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 500 tidbits of information #45 P: Node r1c1#3 may be eliminated 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 501 tidbits of information #45 P: Node r1c7#1 may be eliminated 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 502 tidbits of information #45 P: Node r1c8#1 may be eliminated 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 503 tidbits of information #45 P: Chain 1(0) may be eliminated. 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 506 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 506 tidbits of information #45 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 3 and 12 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 507 tidbits of information #45 P: Node r1c8#8 may be eliminated 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 508 tidbits of information #45 P: Node r1c8#9 may be eliminated 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 509 tidbits of information #45 P: Node r1c9#8 may be eliminated 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 510 tidbits of information #45 P: Node r1c9#9 may be eliminated 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 511 tidbits of information #45 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 3 and 10 #45 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 3 and 12 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 513 tidbits of information #45 P: Chain 6(1) may be eliminated. 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 515 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 518 tidbits of information #45 P: Chain 7(0) may be eliminated. 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 520 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 522 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 523 tidbits of information #45 M: strong incompatibility on 7 at cell r8c6 (involving nodes r2c6#7 chain 6(1) and r8c8#7 chain 6(0)) 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 524 tidbits of information #45 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 7 and 15 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 525 tidbits of information #45 M: strong incompatibility on 4 at cell r8c8 (involving nodes r8c8#1 chain 6(1) and r8c8#7 chain 6(0)) 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 526 tidbits of information #45 M: strong incompatibility on 8 at cell r8c8 (involving nodes r8c8#1 chain 6(1) and r8c8#7 chain 6(0)) 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 527 tidbits of information #45 M: strong incompatibility on 9 at cell r8c8 (involving nodes r8c8#1 chain 6(1) and r8c8#7 chain 6(0)) 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 528 tidbits of information #45 P: Chain 8(1) may be eliminated. 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 531 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 531 tidbits of information #45 M: strong incompatibility on 3 at cell r7c2 (involving nodes r7c4#3 chain 3(0) and r5c2#3 chain 3(1)) 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 532 tidbits of information #45 M: weak 1/1 corner between linked 0/0 strong chains 3 and 11 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 533 tidbits of information #45 P: Node r6c9#2 may be eliminated 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 534 tidbits of information #45 P: Node r5c3#2 may be eliminated 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 535 tidbits of information #45 P: Node r6c8#2 may be eliminated 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 536 tidbits of information #45 P: Chain 13(1) may be eliminated. 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 537 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 543 tidbits of information #45 P: Node r5c2#5 may be eliminated 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 544 tidbits of information #45 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 3 and 7 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 545 tidbits of information #45 P: Node r9c2#5 may be eliminated 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 546 tidbits of information #45 P: Chain 10(1) may be eliminated. 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 548 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 550 tidbits of information #45 M: strong incompatibility on 8 at cell r6c3 (involving nodes r6c3#9 chain 3(1) and r5c2#8 chain 3(0)) 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 551 tidbits of information #45 M: weak 1/1 corner between linked 0/0 strong chains 3 and 5 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 552 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 553 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 554 tidbits of information #45 P: Chain 2(1) may be eliminated. 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 558 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 558 tidbits of information #45 P: Chain 8(1) may be eliminated. 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 560 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 564 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 565 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 567 tidbits of information #45 W: 3 in columns 1,4 form a 2x2 closed circuit (X-Wing) 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 568 tidbits of information #45 M: strong incompatibility on 8 at cell r6c4 (involving nodes r6c2#8 chain 2(1) and r3c4#8 chain 2(0)) 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 569 tidbits of information #45 M: strong incompatibility on 8 at cell r3c7 (involving nodes r1c7#8 chain 2(0) and r3c7#5 chain 2(1)) 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 570 tidbits of information #45 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 2 and 7 #45 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 4 and 7 #45 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 7 and 10 #45 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 7 and 11 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 574 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 575 tidbits of information #45 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 2 and 7 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 576 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 577 tidbits of information #45 M: strong incompatibility on 8 at cell r5c7 (involving nodes r1c7#8 chain 2(0) and r5c4#8 chain 2(1)) 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 578 tidbits of information #45 M: strong incompatibility on 8 at cell r5c8 (involving nodes r5c2#8 chain 2(0) and r5c4#8 chain 2(1)) 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 579 tidbits of information #45 M: strong incompatibility on 8 at cell r6c9 (involving nodes r6c2#8 chain 2(1) and r7c9#8 chain 2(0)) 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 580 tidbits of information #45 M: strong incompatibility on 4 at cell r6c8 (involving nodes r5c7#4 chain 2(1) and r6c8#8 chain 2(0)) 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 581 tidbits of information #45 M: [chain 9(0)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 2] 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 584 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 584 tidbits of information #45 M: strong incompatibility on 9 at cell r7c7 (involving nodes r1c7#9 chain 2(1) and r7c7#7 chain 2(0)) 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 585 tidbits of information #45 M: strong incompatibility on 4 at cell r3c7 (involving nodes r3c7#5 chain 2(1) and r3c7#9 chain 2(0)) 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 586 tidbits of information #45 M: strong incompatibility on 9 at cell r3c8 (involving nodes r1c7#9 chain 2(1) and r3c7#9 chain 2(0)) 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 587 tidbits of information #45 M: [chain 1(1)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 3] 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 590 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 590 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 592 tidbits of information #45 W: 8 in rows 3,5,6 form a 3x3 closed circuit (Swordfish) 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 593 tidbits of information #45 M: strong incompatibility on 4 at cell r9c9 (involving nodes r9c1#4 chain 1(0) and r3c9#4 chain 1(1)) 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 594 tidbits of information 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 596 tidbits of information 42 cells left to solve; 39 clues; 601 tidbits of information 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 606 tidbits of information 31 cells left to solve; 50 clues; 623 tidbits of information 9 cells left to solve; 72 clues; 647 tidbits of information #45 Done! (82 steps) 143587962852496731976321584214675398635819427789243615321764859468952173597138246 143|587|962 852|496|731 976|321|584 ---+---+--- 214|675|398 635|819|427 789|243|615 ---+---+--- 321|764|859 468|952|173 597|138|246
Puzzle #46 Solving .834.........7..5...........4.1.8..........27...3.....2.6.5....5.....8........1.. .83|4..|... ...|.7.|.5. ...|...|... ---+---+--- .4.|1.8|... ...|...|.27 ...|3..|... ---+---+--- 2.6|.5.|... 5..|...|8.. ...|...|1.. 64 cells left to solve; 17 clues; 409 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 440 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 468 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 474 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 482 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 483 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 488 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 489 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 490 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 491 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 492 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 493 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 494 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 495 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 496 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 497 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 498 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 499 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 500 tidbits of information #46 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 7 and 18 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 501 tidbits of information #46 P: Chain 1(0) may be eliminated. 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 503 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 506 tidbits of information #46 P: Chain 14(1) may be eliminated. 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 507 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 515 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 526 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 530 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 531 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 557 tidbits of information 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 567 tidbits of information 40 cells left to solve; 41 clues; 584 tidbits of information 35 cells left to solve; 46 clues; 596 tidbits of information 29 cells left to solve; 52 clues; 610 tidbits of information 22 cells left to solve; 59 clues; 623 tidbits of information 14 cells left to solve; 67 clues; 639 tidbits of information 2 cells left to solve; 79 clues; 648 tidbits of information #46 Done! (35 steps) 783465219421973658965281734347128596198546327652397481216854973534719862879632145 783|465|219 421|973|658 965|281|734 ---+---+--- 347|128|596 198|546|327 652|397|481 ---+---+--- 216|854|973 534|719|862 879|632|145
Puzzle #47 Solving ..9.....3.....9...7.....5.6..65..4.....3......28......3..75.6..6...........12.3.8 ..9|...|..3 ...|..9|... 7..|...|5.6 ---+---+--- ..6|5..|4.. ...|3..|... .28|...|... ---+---+--- 3..|75.|6.. 6..|...|... ...|12.|3.8 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 444 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 475 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 481 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 482 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 483 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 484 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 485 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 486 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 487 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 491 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 492 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 493 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 494 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 495 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 496 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 497 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 498 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 499 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 500 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 501 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 502 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 503 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 507 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 508 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 513 tidbits of information #47 M: strong incompatibility on 8 at cell r1c4 (involving nodes r3c5#8 chain 10(1) and r3c6#8 chain 10(0)) 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 514 tidbits of information #47 M: strong incompatibility on 8 at cell r1c5 (involving nodes r3c5#8 chain 11(1) and r3c6#8 chain 11(0)) 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 515 tidbits of information #47 M: strong incompatibility on 8 at cell r2c4 (involving nodes r3c5#8 chain 11(1) and r3c6#8 chain 11(0)) 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 516 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 522 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 539 tidbits of information 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 551 tidbits of information 39 cells left to solve; 42 clues; 572 tidbits of information 34 cells left to solve; 47 clues; 592 tidbits of information 26 cells left to solve; 55 clues; 611 tidbits of information 22 cells left to solve; 59 clues; 619 tidbits of information 22 cells left to solve; 59 clues; 622 tidbits of information #47 M: strong incompatibility on 4 at cell r8c3 (involving nodes r8c3#4 chain 1(0) and r8c3#2 chain 1(0)) 22 cells left to solve; 59 clues; 636 tidbits of information 8 cells left to solve; 73 clues; 644 tidbits of information 1 cell left to solve; 80 clues; 648 tidbits of information #47 Done! (39 steps) 219675843865439721743281596936512487157348962428967135382754619671893254594126378 219|675|843 865|439|721 743|281|596 ---+---+--- 936|512|487 157|348|962 428|967|135 ---+---+--- 382|754|619 671|893|254 594|126|378
Puzzle #48 Solving .26.39......6....19.....7.......4..9.5....2....85.....3..2..9..4....762.........4 .26|.39|... ...|6..|..1 9..|...|7.. ---+---+--- ...|..4|..9 .5.|...|2.. ..8|5..|... ---+---+--- 3..|2..|9.. 4..|..7|62. ...|...|..4 59 cells left to solve; 22 clues; 461 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 477 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 484 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 492 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 494 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 496 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 500 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 512 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 517 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 518 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 519 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 520 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 525 tidbits of information #48 M: strong incompatibility on 9 at cell r8c5 (involving nodes r8c3#9 chain 5(1) and r6c5#9 chain 5(0)) 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 526 tidbits of information #48 P: Node r6c1#1 may be eliminated 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 527 tidbits of information #48 P: Node r3c3#1 may be eliminated 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 528 tidbits of information #48 P: Node r4c4#1 may be eliminated 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 529 tidbits of information #48 P: Chain 10(1) may be eliminated. 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 530 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 537 tidbits of information #48 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 5 and 6 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 538 tidbits of information #48 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 5 and 6 #48 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 6 and 15 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 540 tidbits of information #48 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 6 and 15 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 541 tidbits of information #48 P: Chain 4(1) may be eliminated. 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 543 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 548 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 554 tidbits of information 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 556 tidbits of information #48 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 1 and 8 #48 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 5 and 9 #48 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 5 and 14 #48 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 7 and 13 #48 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 8 and 9 #48 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 13 and 15 #48 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 13 and 16 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 563 tidbits of information 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 566 tidbits of information 41 cells left to solve; 40 clues; 575 tidbits of information 41 cells left to solve; 40 clues; 576 tidbits of information 41 cells left to solve; 40 clues; 577 tidbits of information 41 cells left to solve; 40 clues; 578 tidbits of information 41 cells left to solve; 40 clues; 579 tidbits of information #48 M: strong incompatibility on 7 at cell r5c8 (involving nodes r4c8#7 chain 1(0) and r5c4#7 chain 1(1)) 41 cells left to solve; 40 clues; 580 tidbits of information #48 M: strong incompatibility on 7 at cell r5c9 (involving nodes r4c8#7 chain 1(0) and r5c4#7 chain 1(1)) 41 cells left to solve; 40 clues; 581 tidbits of information #48 M: strong incompatibility on 8 at cell r7c8 (involving nodes r9c7#8 chain 3(1) and r7c8#5 chain 3(0)) 41 cells left to solve; 40 clues; 582 tidbits of information #48 M: [chain 11(0)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 3] 41 cells left to solve; 40 clues; 587 tidbits of information 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 593 tidbits of information 36 cells left to solve; 45 clues; 598 tidbits of information 32 cells left to solve; 49 clues; 607 tidbits of information 23 cells left to solve; 58 clues; 625 tidbits of information 15 cells left to solve; 66 clues; 637 tidbits of information 5 cells left to solve; 76 clues; 647 tidbits of information #48 Done! (43 steps) 126739845847625391935481762213864579654973218798512436361248957489157623572396184 126|739|845 847|625|391 935|481|762 ---+---+--- 213|864|579 654|973|218 798|512|436 ---+---+--- 361|248|957 489|157|623 572|396|184
Puzzle #49 Solving 2.3.8....8..7...........1...6.5.7...4......3....1............82.5....6...1....... 2.3|.8.|... 8..|7..|... ...|...|1.. ---+---+--- .6.|5.7|... 4..|...|.3. ...|1..|... ---+---+--- ...|...|.82 .5.|...|6.. .1.|...|... 64 cells left to solve; 17 clues; 399 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 426 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 450 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 451 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 452 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 454 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 456 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 457 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 458 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 459 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 461 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 463 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 479 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 492 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 497 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 501 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 503 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 505 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 506 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 507 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 528 tidbits of information 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 539 tidbits of information 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 545 tidbits of information 42 cells left to solve; 39 clues; 559 tidbits of information 42 cells left to solve; 39 clues; 560 tidbits of information 42 cells left to solve; 39 clues; 572 tidbits of information 41 cells left to solve; 40 clues; 578 tidbits of information 40 cells left to solve; 41 clues; 582 tidbits of information 39 cells left to solve; 42 clues; 585 tidbits of information 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 596 tidbits of information 33 cells left to solve; 48 clues; 611 tidbits of information 25 cells left to solve; 56 clues; 626 tidbits of information 15 cells left to solve; 66 clues; 641 tidbits of information 3 cells left to solve; 78 clues; 647 tidbits of information #49 Done! (34 steps) 273681495891754263546392178169537824485269731327148956734916582958423617612875349 273|681|495 891|754|263 546|392|178 ---+---+--- 169|537|824 485|269|731 327|148|956 ---+---+--- 734|916|582 958|423|617 612|875|349
Puzzle #50 Solving 6..3.2....1.....5..........7.26............843.........8.15........8.2........7.. 6..|3.2|... .1.|...|.5. ...|...|... ---+---+--- 7.2|6..|... ...|...|.84 3..|...|... ---+---+--- .8.|15.|... ...|.8.|2.. ...|...|7.. 64 cells left to solve; 17 clues; 406 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 437 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 463 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 469 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 477 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 478 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 479 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 480 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 481 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 482 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 483 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 484 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 485 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 486 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 487 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 488 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 489 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 490 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 491 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 492 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 493 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 494 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 495 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 496 tidbits of information #50 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 12 and 19 #50 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 15 and 18 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 498 tidbits of information #50 P: Node r1c5#4 may be eliminated 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 499 tidbits of information #50 P: Node r1c5#7 may be eliminated 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 500 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 503 tidbits of information #50 P: Node r3c5#1 may be eliminated 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 504 tidbits of information #50 P: Node r4c5#1 may be eliminated 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 505 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 506 tidbits of information #50 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 1 and 4 #50 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 1 and 8 #50 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 1 and 11 #50 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 4 and 12 #50 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 11 and 12 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 511 tidbits of information #50 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 4 and 17 #50 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 17 and 18 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 513 tidbits of information #50 M: strong incompatibility on 4 at cell r8c8 (involving nodes r7c7#4 chain 17(1) and r7c8#4 chain 17(0)) 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 514 tidbits of information #50 M: strong incompatibility on 4 at cell r9c8 (involving nodes r7c7#4 chain 17(1) and r7c8#4 chain 17(0)) 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 515 tidbits of information #50 P: Chain 1(0) may be eliminated. 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 520 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 528 tidbits of information #50 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 2 and 3 #50 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 2 and 10 #50 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 2 and 13 #50 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 6 and 10 #50 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 10 and 18 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 533 tidbits of information #50 M: strong incompatibility on 3 at cell r8c8 (involving nodes r7c7#3 chain 10(1) and r7c9#3 chain 10(0)) 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 534 tidbits of information #50 P: Chain 8(1) may be eliminated. 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 536 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 538 tidbits of information #50 P: Chain 9(1) may be eliminated. 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 542 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 542 tidbits of information #50 P: Chain 11(1) may be eliminated. 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 545 tidbits of information 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 545 tidbits of information #50 P: Node r1c3#7 may be eliminated 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 546 tidbits of information #50 P: Node r2c3#7 may be eliminated 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 547 tidbits of information #50 M: strong incompatibility on 7 at cell r3c4 (involving nodes r3c3#7 chain 1(1) and r3c8#7 chain 1(0)) 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 548 tidbits of information #50 M: strong incompatibility on 7 at cell r3c5 (involving nodes r3c3#7 chain 1(1) and r3c8#7 chain 1(0)) 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 549 tidbits of information 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 560 tidbits of information 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 564 tidbits of information 40 cells left to solve; 41 clues; 573 tidbits of information 34 cells left to solve; 47 clues; 586 tidbits of information 28 cells left to solve; 53 clues; 606 tidbits of information 22 cells left to solve; 59 clues; 621 tidbits of information 17 cells left to solve; 64 clues; 632 tidbits of information 9 cells left to solve; 72 clues; 644 tidbits of information 1 cell left to solve; 80 clues; 648 tidbits of information #50 Done! (58 steps) 654312879913876452827495136742638591165729384398541627286157943471983265539264718 654|312|879 913|876|452 827|495|136 ---+---+--- 742|638|591 165|729|384 398|541|627 ---+---+--- 286|157|943 471|983|265 539|264|718
Puzzle #51 Solving 1.....9...64..1.7..7..4.......3.....3.89..5....7....2.....6.7.9.....4.1....129.3. 1..|...|9.. .64|..1|.7. .7.|.4.|... ---+---+--- ...|3..|... 3.8|9..|5.. ..7|...|.2. ---+---+--- ...|.6.|7.9 ...|..4|.1. ...|129|.3. 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 476 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 498 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 500 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 502 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 503 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 504 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 505 tidbits of information #51 W: 3 in rows 2,6 form a 2x2 closed circuit (X-Wing) 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 508 tidbits of information #51 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 2 and 16 #51 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 3 and 12 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 510 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 511 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 523 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 530 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 537 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 543 tidbits of information #51 P: Chain 5(0) may be eliminated. 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 546 tidbits of information 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 553 tidbits of information 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 555 tidbits of information 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 556 tidbits of information 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 557 tidbits of information 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 559 tidbits of information 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 561 tidbits of information #51 M: [chain 16(1)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 6] 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 564 tidbits of information 42 cells left to solve; 39 clues; 570 tidbits of information 41 cells left to solve; 40 clues; 574 tidbits of information 36 cells left to solve; 45 clues; 587 tidbits of information 35 cells left to solve; 46 clues; 588 tidbits of information 35 cells left to solve; 46 clues; 589 tidbits of information 35 cells left to solve; 46 clues; 590 tidbits of information 34 cells left to solve; 47 clues; 593 tidbits of information 34 cells left to solve; 47 clues; 597 tidbits of information 33 cells left to solve; 48 clues; 599 tidbits of information 31 cells left to solve; 50 clues; 607 tidbits of information 26 cells left to solve; 55 clues; 617 tidbits of information 20 cells left to solve; 61 clues; 625 tidbits of information 16 cells left to solve; 65 clues; 632 tidbits of information 10 cells left to solve; 71 clues; 639 tidbits of information 5 cells left to solve; 76 clues; 645 tidbits of information 1 cell left to solve; 80 clues; 648 tidbits of information #51 Done! (38 steps) 152738946864291375973645281216357498348912567597486123421863759639574812785129634 152|738|946 864|291|375 973|645|281 ---+---+--- 216|357|498 348|912|567 597|486|123 ---+---+--- 421|863|759 639|574|812 785|129|634
Puzzle #52 Solving .........9......84.623...5....6...453...1...6...9...7....1.....4.5..2....3.8....9 ...|...|... 9..|...|.84 .62|3..|.5. ---+---+--- ...|6..|.45 3..|.1.|..6 ...|9..|.7. ---+---+--- ...|1..|... 4.5|..2|... .3.|8..|..9 59 cells left to solve; 22 clues; 459 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 470 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 471 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 478 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 479 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 480 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 481 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 482 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 495 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 503 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 512 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 513 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 514 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 519 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 520 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 521 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 524 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 525 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 526 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 527 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 528 tidbits of information #52 M: [chain 17(1)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 3] 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 529 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 535 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 536 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 537 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 538 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 549 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 550 tidbits of information #52 M: [chain 1(1)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 3] 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 552 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 554 tidbits of information #52 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 1 and 8 #52 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 1 and 12 #52 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 1 and 17 #52 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 4 and 18 #52 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 5 and 11 #52 M: weak 1/1 corner between linked 0/0 strong chains 10 and 12 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 560 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 562 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 565 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 568 tidbits of information #52 M: [chain 12(1)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 8] 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 570 tidbits of information 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 574 tidbits of information 42 cells left to solve; 39 clues; 579 tidbits of information 40 cells left to solve; 41 clues; 582 tidbits of information 39 cells left to solve; 42 clues; 584 tidbits of information 39 cells left to solve; 42 clues; 586 tidbits of information #52 W: 8 in rows 5,7 form a 2x2 closed circuit (X-Wing) 39 cells left to solve; 42 clues; 587 tidbits of information #52 M: strong incompatibility on 1 at cell r4c1 (involving nodes r1c1#1 chain 1(1) and r4c3#1 chain 1(0)) 39 cells left to solve; 42 clues; 588 tidbits of information 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 590 tidbits of information 36 cells left to solve; 45 clues; 594 tidbits of information 32 cells left to solve; 49 clues; 605 tidbits of information 22 cells left to solve; 59 clues; 625 tidbits of information 10 cells left to solve; 71 clues; 639 tidbits of information 6 cells left to solve; 75 clues; 643 tidbits of information 3 cells left to solve; 78 clues; 647 tidbits of information #52 Done! (49 steps) 174589362953261784862347951219673845387415296546928173628194537495732618731856429 174|589|362 953|261|784 862|347|951 ---+---+--- 219|673|845 387|415|296 546|928|173 ---+---+--- 628|194|537 495|732|618 731|856|429
Puzzle #53 Solving .2....5938..5..46.94..6...8..2.3.....6..8.73.7..2.........4.38..7....6..........5 .2.|...|593 8..|5..|46. 94.|.6.|..8 ---+---+--- ..2|.3.|... .6.|.8.|73. 7..|2..|... ---+---+--- ...|.4.|38. .7.|...|6.. ...|...|..5 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 484 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 497 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 498 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 499 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 507 tidbits of information #53 W: 3 in rows 2,6 form a 2x2 closed circuit (X-Wing) 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 510 tidbits of information #53 M: strong incompatibility on 7 at cell r9c8 (involving nodes r9c8#7 chain 5(1) and r9c5#7 chain 5(1)) 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 515 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 530 tidbits of information 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 536 tidbits of information 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 537 tidbits of information 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 551 tidbits of information 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 560 tidbits of information 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 574 tidbits of information 36 cells left to solve; 45 clues; 581 tidbits of information 35 cells left to solve; 46 clues; 585 tidbits of information 34 cells left to solve; 47 clues; 588 tidbits of information 33 cells left to solve; 48 clues; 591 tidbits of information 33 cells left to solve; 48 clues; 604 tidbits of information 29 cells left to solve; 52 clues; 613 tidbits of information 26 cells left to solve; 55 clues; 616 tidbits of information #53 M: strong incompatibility on 5 at cell r8c5 (involving nodes r8c5#5 chain 3(0) and r8c1#5 chain 3(0)) 26 cells left to solve; 55 clues; 626 tidbits of information 18 cells left to solve; 63 clues; 632 tidbits of information 12 cells left to solve; 69 clues; 641 tidbits of information 3 cells left to solve; 78 clues; 648 tidbits of information #53 Done! (24 steps) 126478593837592461945361278412937856569184732783256914251649387374815629698723145 126|478|593 837|592|461 945|361|278 ---+---+--- 412|937|856 569|184|732 783|256|914 ---+---+--- 251|649|387 374|815|629 698|723|145
Puzzle #54 Solving 9.4..5...25.6..1..31......8.7...9...4..26......147....7.......2...3..8.6.4.....9. 9.4|..5|... 25.|6..|1.. 31.|...|..8 ---+---+--- .7.|..9|... 4..|26.|... ..1|47.|... ---+---+--- 7..|...|..2 ...|3..|8.6 .4.|...|.9. 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 491 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 492 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 493 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 494 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 495 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 496 tidbits of information #54 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 3 and 6 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 497 tidbits of information #54 P: Node r9c4#1 may be eliminated 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 498 tidbits of information #54 P: Node r8c5#1 may be eliminated 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 499 tidbits of information #54 P: Node r5c2#8 may be eliminated 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 500 tidbits of information #54 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 5 and 12 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 501 tidbits of information #54 P: Node r9c5#1 may be eliminated 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 502 tidbits of information #54 P: Chain 6(1) may be eliminated. 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 504 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 508 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 512 tidbits of information #54 P: Chain 5(1) may be eliminated. 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 514 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 522 tidbits of information #54 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 7 and 9 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 523 tidbits of information #54 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 9 and 12 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 524 tidbits of information #54 P: Chain 18(1) may be eliminated. 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 525 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 531 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 536 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 539 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 540 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 544 tidbits of information #54 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 3 and 14 #54 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 6 and 12 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 546 tidbits of information #54 P: Chain 7(0) may be eliminated. 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 549 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 553 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 560 tidbits of information 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 567 tidbits of information 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 568 tidbits of information #54 M: [chain 18(1)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 7] 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 569 tidbits of information 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 576 tidbits of information 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 580 tidbits of information 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 583 tidbits of information #54 M: strong incompatibility on 8 at cell r9c4 (involving nodes r9c4#8 chain 4(1) and r9c3#8 chain 4(1)) 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 593 tidbits of information 35 cells left to solve; 46 clues; 601 tidbits of information 34 cells left to solve; 47 clues; 602 tidbits of information 34 cells left to solve; 47 clues; 606 tidbits of information #54 W: 1 in columns 1,6,9 form a 3x3 closed circuit (Swordfish) #54 W: 3 in columns 2,6 form a 2x2 closed circuit (X-Wing) 34 cells left to solve; 47 clues; 609 tidbits of information 33 cells left to solve; 48 clues; 612 tidbits of information #54 M: strong incompatibility on 6 at cell r4c7 (involving nodes r4c7#6 chain 2(0) and r4c1#6 chain 2(0)) 33 cells left to solve; 48 clues; 643 tidbits of information 3 cells left to solve; 78 clues; 647 tidbits of information #54 Done! (43 steps) 964815237258637149317924658872159364495263781631478925783596412529341876146782593 964|815|237 258|637|149 317|924|658 ---+---+--- 872|159|364 495|263|781 631|478|925 ---+---+--- 783|596|412 529|341|876 146|782|593
Puzzle #55 Solving ...52.....9...3..4......7...1.....4..8..453..6...1...87.2........8....32.4..8..1. ...|52.|... .9.|..3|..4 ...|...|7.. ---+---+--- .1.|...|.4. .8.|.45|3.. 6..|.1.|..8 ---+---+--- 7.2|...|... ..8|...|.32 .4.|.8.|.1. 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 473 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 497 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 498 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 499 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 500 tidbits of information #55 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 2 and 21 #55 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 4 and 21 #55 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 10 and 14 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 503 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 504 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 505 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 516 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 523 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 529 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 539 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 556 tidbits of information 41 cells left to solve; 40 clues; 572 tidbits of information 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 580 tidbits of information 34 cells left to solve; 47 clues; 588 tidbits of information 32 cells left to solve; 49 clues; 592 tidbits of information #55 M: [chain 10(1)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 6] 32 cells left to solve; 49 clues; 593 tidbits of information 31 cells left to solve; 50 clues; 597 tidbits of information #55 M: strong incompatibility on 6 at cell r3c8 (involving nodes r3c3#6 chain 1(1) and r2c7#6 chain 1(0)) 31 cells left to solve; 50 clues; 598 tidbits of information #55 M: [chain 12(0)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 2] 31 cells left to solve; 50 clues; 600 tidbits of information 30 cells left to solve; 51 clues; 603 tidbits of information 28 cells left to solve; 53 clues; 610 tidbits of information 24 cells left to solve; 57 clues; 619 tidbits of information 19 cells left to solve; 62 clues; 632 tidbits of information 5 cells left to solve; 76 clues; 647 tidbits of information #55 Done! (26 steps) 476529183895173624321864795517398246289645371634712958752431869168957432943286517 476|529|183 895|173|624 321|864|795 ---+---+--- 517|398|246 289|645|371 634|712|958 ---+---+--- 752|431|869 168|957|432 943|286|517
Puzzle #56 Solving 53..2.9...24.3..5...9..........1.827...7.........981.............64....91.2.5.43. 53.|.2.|9.. .24|.3.|.5. ..9|...|... ---+---+--- ...|.1.|827 ...|7..|... ...|.98|1.. ---+---+--- ...|...|... ..6|4..|..9 1.2|.5.|43. 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 491 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 495 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 508 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 509 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 515 tidbits of information #56 P: Node r3c2#7 may be eliminated 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 516 tidbits of information #56 P: Node r5c2#4 may be eliminated 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 517 tidbits of information #56 P: Node r5c2#5 may be eliminated 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 518 tidbits of information #56 P: Node r5c2#6 may be eliminated 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 519 tidbits of information #56 P: Chain 16(0) may be eliminated. 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 521 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 525 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 526 tidbits of information #56 P: Chain 7(1) may be eliminated. 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 530 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 530 tidbits of information #56 P: Node r1c6#1 may be eliminated 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 531 tidbits of information #56 P: Node r1c8#1 may be eliminated 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 532 tidbits of information #56 P: Node r3c6#1 may be eliminated 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 533 tidbits of information #56 P: Node r3c2#6 may be eliminated 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 534 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 535 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 536 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 537 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 540 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 542 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 546 tidbits of information #56 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 6 and 11 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 547 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 548 tidbits of information #56 P: Chain 16(1) may be eliminated. 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 551 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 551 tidbits of information #56 P: Chain 17(1) may be eliminated. 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 553 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 558 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 559 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 560 tidbits of information #56 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 4 and 11 #56 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 5 and 9 #56 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 7 and 11 #56 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 9 and 11 #56 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 11 and 16 #56 M: weak 1/1 corner between linked 0/0 strong chains 12 and 17 #56 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 13 and 18 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 567 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 568 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 569 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 571 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 573 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 575 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 577 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 582 tidbits of information 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 587 tidbits of information 42 cells left to solve; 39 clues; 587 tidbits of information #56 M: strong incompatibility on 6 at cell r1c4 (involving nodes r1c9#6 chain 3(1) and r3c5#6 chain 3(0)) 42 cells left to solve; 39 clues; 588 tidbits of information 41 cells left to solve; 40 clues; 590 tidbits of information 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 597 tidbits of information 32 cells left to solve; 49 clues; 608 tidbits of information 27 cells left to solve; 54 clues; 618 tidbits of information 20 cells left to solve; 61 clues; 628 tidbits of information 16 cells left to solve; 65 clues; 635 tidbits of information 9 cells left to solve; 72 clues; 644 tidbits of information 1 cell left to solve; 80 clues; 648 tidbits of information #56 Done! (51 steps) 538127946624839751719645382965314827381762594247598163493281675856473219172956438 538|127|946 624|839|751 719|645|382 ---+---+--- 965|314|827 381|762|594 247|598|163 ---+---+--- 493|281|675 856|473|219 172|956|438
Puzzle #57 Solving 1....786...7..8.1.8..2....9........24...1......9..5...6.8..........5.9.......93.4 1..|..7|86. ..7|..8|.1. 8..|2..|..9 ---+---+--- ...|...|..2 4..|.1.|... ..9|..5|... ---+---+--- 6.8|...|... ...|.5.|9.. ...|..9|3.4 59 cells left to solve; 22 clues; 459 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 488 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 489 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 490 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 491 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 492 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 493 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 494 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 495 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 497 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 499 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 507 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 517 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 521 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 529 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 530 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 546 tidbits of information 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 557 tidbits of information 40 cells left to solve; 41 clues; 573 tidbits of information 35 cells left to solve; 46 clues; 595 tidbits of information 29 cells left to solve; 52 clues; 608 tidbits of information 23 cells left to solve; 58 clues; 626 tidbits of information 16 cells left to solve; 65 clues; 635 tidbits of information 6 cells left to solve; 75 clues; 645 tidbits of information 1 cell left to solve; 80 clues; 648 tidbits of information #57 Done! (25 steps) 124597863937648215856231749513786492482913657769425138698374521341852976275169384 124|597|863 937|648|215 856|231|749 ---+---+--- 513|786|492 482|913|657 769|425|138 ---+---+--- 698|374|521 341|852|976 275|169|384
Puzzle #58 Solving ....5...11......7..6.....8......4.....9.1.3.....596.2..8..62..7..7......3.5.7.2.. ...|.5.|..1 1..|...|.7. .6.|...|.8. ---+---+--- ...|..4|... ..9|.1.|3.. ...|596|.2. ---+---+--- .8.|.62|..7 ..7|...|... 3.5|.7.|2.. 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 464 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 486 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 493 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 494 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 495 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 496 tidbits of information #58 W: 6 in columns 4,7 form a 2x2 closed circuit (X-Wing) 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 498 tidbits of information #58 P: Chain 1(0) may be eliminated. 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 499 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 504 tidbits of information #58 P: Chain 14(0) may be eliminated. 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 505 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 515 tidbits of information #58 P: Node r4c5#2 may be eliminated 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 516 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 517 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 518 tidbits of information #58 P: Node r4c1#7 may be eliminated 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 519 tidbits of information #58 P: Node r4c1#8 may be eliminated 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 520 tidbits of information #58 P: Node r5c1#7 may be eliminated 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 521 tidbits of information #58 P: Node r4c7#5 may be eliminated 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 522 tidbits of information #58 P: Node r4c4#7 may be eliminated 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 523 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 524 tidbits of information #58 P: Node r2c2#3 may be eliminated 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 525 tidbits of information #58 P: Node r5c1#8 may be eliminated 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 526 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 527 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 528 tidbits of information #58 P: Chain 11(1) may be eliminated. 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 530 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 533 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 534 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 535 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 536 tidbits of information #58 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 2 and 6 #58 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 7 and 10 #58 M: weak 1/1 corner between linked 0/0 strong chains 10 and 17 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 539 tidbits of information #58 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 2 and 4 #58 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 4 and 8 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 541 tidbits of information #58 P: Chain 2(1) may be eliminated. 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 545 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 548 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 549 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 550 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 551 tidbits of information #58 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 3 and 15 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 552 tidbits of information #58 P: Chain 10(0) may be eliminated. 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 554 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 556 tidbits of information #58 M: weak 1/1 corner between linked 0/0 strong chains 7 and 10 #58 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 12 and 14 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 558 tidbits of information #58 M: [chain 5(1)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 10] 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 561 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 563 tidbits of information #58 M: [chain 8(0)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 12] 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 569 tidbits of information 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 574 tidbits of information 42 cells left to solve; 39 clues; 583 tidbits of information 41 cells left to solve; 40 clues; 585 tidbits of information 40 cells left to solve; 41 clues; 589 tidbits of information 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 596 tidbits of information 32 cells left to solve; 49 clues; 607 tidbits of information 27 cells left to solve; 54 clues; 618 tidbits of information 16 cells left to solve; 65 clues; 638 tidbits of information 3 cells left to solve; 78 clues; 648 tidbits of information #58 Done! (52 steps) 872459631154683972963721485216834759549217368738596124481362597627945813395178246 872|459|631 154|683|972 963|721|485 ---+---+--- 216|834|759 549|217|368 738|596|124 ---+---+--- 481|362|597 627|945|813 395|178|246
Puzzle #59 Solving .47.2....8....1....3....9.2.....5...6..81..5.....4.....7....3.4...9...1.4..27.8.. .47|.2.|... 8..|..1|... .3.|...|9.2 ---+---+--- ...|..5|... 6..|81.|.5. ...|.4.|... ---+---+--- .7.|...|3.4 ...|9..|.1. 4..|27.|8.. 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 476 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 484 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 485 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 486 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 487 tidbits of information #59 M: strong incompatibility on 9 at cell r4c1 (involving nodes r1c1#9 chain 3(0) and r4c5#9 chain 3(1)) 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 488 tidbits of information #59 P: Node r1c9#5 may be eliminated 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 489 tidbits of information #59 P: Node r4c1#1 may be eliminated 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 490 tidbits of information #59 P: Chain 2(0) may be eliminated. 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 493 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 493 tidbits of information #59 P: Node r6c1#5 may be eliminated 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 494 tidbits of information #59 P: Node r2c2#9 may be eliminated 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 495 tidbits of information #59 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 2 and 11 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 496 tidbits of information #59 P: Node r1c6#3 may be eliminated 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 497 tidbits of information #59 P: Chain 15(1) may be eliminated. 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 500 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 502 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 504 tidbits of information #59 P: Chain 11(1) may be eliminated. 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 505 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 513 tidbits of information #59 P: Chain 10(0) may be eliminated. 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 515 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 517 tidbits of information #59 W: 7 in rows 5,8 form a 2x2 closed circuit (X-Wing) 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 523 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 524 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 525 tidbits of information #59 M: [chain 6(1)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 2] 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 527 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 530 tidbits of information #59 M: [chain 6(1)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 2] 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 532 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 534 tidbits of information #59 P: Chain 2(1) may be eliminated. 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 541 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 549 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 550 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 551 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 552 tidbits of information #59 W: 5 in columns 1,5 form a 2x2 closed circuit (X-Wing) 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 557 tidbits of information 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 562 tidbits of information 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 566 tidbits of information 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 570 tidbits of information #59 M: strong incompatibility on 6 at cell r1c7 (involving nodes r1c7#5 chain 3(1) and r2c9#6 chain 3(0)) 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 571 tidbits of information #59 M: strong incompatibility on 4 at cell r2c7 (involving nodes r2c7#5 chain 1(1) and r5c7#4 chain 1(0)) 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 572 tidbits of information 42 cells left to solve; 39 clues; 578 tidbits of information 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 587 tidbits of information 30 cells left to solve; 51 clues; 611 tidbits of information 18 cells left to solve; 63 clues; 629 tidbits of information 10 cells left to solve; 71 clues; 639 tidbits of information 4 cells left to solve; 77 clues; 647 tidbits of information #59 Done! (45 steps) 947326581852491673136587942284735169693812457715649238579168324328954716461273895 947|326|581 852|491|673 136|587|942 ---+---+--- 284|735|169 693|812|457 715|649|238 ---+---+--- 579|168|324 328|954|716 461|273|895
Puzzle #60 Solving ......94.....9...53....5.7..8.4..1..463...........7.8.8..7.....7......28.5.26.... ...|...|94. ...|.9.|..5 3..|..5|.7. ---+---+--- .8.|4..|1.. 463|...|... ...|..7|.8. ---+---+--- 8..|7..|... 7..|...|.28 .5.|26.|... 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 472 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 490 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 493 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 494 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 495 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 496 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 497 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 498 tidbits of information #60 P: Chain 12(1) may be eliminated. 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 500 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 503 tidbits of information #60 P: Node r3c2#1 may be eliminated 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 504 tidbits of information #60 P: Node r2c3#1 may be eliminated 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 505 tidbits of information #60 P: Node r1c4#1 may be eliminated 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 506 tidbits of information #60 P: Node r7c2#1 may be eliminated 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 507 tidbits of information #60 P: Node r8c2#1 may be eliminated 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 508 tidbits of information #60 P: Node r1c1#1 may be eliminated 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 509 tidbits of information #60 P: Node r2c1#1 may be eliminated 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 510 tidbits of information #60 P: Node r8c3#1 may be eliminated 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 511 tidbits of information #60 P: Node r9c8#1 may be eliminated 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 512 tidbits of information #60 P: Node r7c3#9 may be eliminated 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 513 tidbits of information #60 P: Node r8c3#9 may be eliminated 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 514 tidbits of information #60 P: Node r1c6#1 may be eliminated 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 515 tidbits of information #60 P: Node r1c9#1 may be eliminated 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 516 tidbits of information #60 M: strong incompatibility on 1 at cell r3c3 (involving nodes r1c2#1 chain 1(1) and r1c3#1 chain 1(0)) 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 517 tidbits of information #60 P: Node r1c3#2 may be eliminated 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 518 tidbits of information #60 P: Node r3c2#2 may be eliminated 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 519 tidbits of information #60 P: Node r3c3#2 may be eliminated 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 520 tidbits of information #60 P: Node r6c7#5 may be eliminated 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 521 tidbits of information #60 P: Node r1c9#6 may be eliminated 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 522 tidbits of information #60 P: Node r6c1#2 may be eliminated 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 523 tidbits of information #60 P: Chain 1(0) may be eliminated. 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 526 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 526 tidbits of information #60 P: Node r2c4#8 may be eliminated 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 527 tidbits of information #60 P: Chain 2(0) may be eliminated. 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 531 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 533 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 535 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 536 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 537 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 538 tidbits of information #60 P: Chain 3(1) may be eliminated. 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 540 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 546 tidbits of information #60 M: strong incompatibility on 3 at cell r7c7 (involving nodes r9c7#3 chain 20(1) and r9c8#3 chain 20(0)) 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 547 tidbits of information #60 M: strong incompatibility on 3 at cell r7c8 (involving nodes r9c7#3 chain 20(1) and r9c8#3 chain 20(0)) 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 548 tidbits of information #60 M: strong incompatibility on 3 at cell r8c7 (involving nodes r6c7#3 chain 17(0) and r9c7#3 chain 17(1)) 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 549 tidbits of information #60 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 2 and 12 #60 M: weak 1/1 corner between linked 0/0 strong chains 3 and 16 #60 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 15 and 18 #60 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 16 and 19 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 553 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 554 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 559 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 560 tidbits of information #60 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 4 and 14 #60 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 7 and 13 #60 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 7 and 18 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 563 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 566 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 569 tidbits of information #60 W: 1 in columns 1,3,9 form a 3x3 closed circuit (Swordfish) 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 571 tidbits of information #60 M: [chain 15(1)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 1] 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 573 tidbits of information 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 575 tidbits of information 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 576 tidbits of information 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 578 tidbits of information #60 M: strong incompatibility on 3 at cell r8c5 (involving nodes r8c5#1 chain 5(0) and r6c5#3 chain 5(1)) 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 579 tidbits of information #60 M: [chain 5(1)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 9] 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 588 tidbits of information 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 596 tidbits of information 34 cells left to solve; 47 clues; 599 tidbits of information 34 cells left to solve; 47 clues; 601 tidbits of information 34 cells left to solve; 47 clues; 602 tidbits of information 33 cells left to solve; 48 clues; 606 tidbits of information 28 cells left to solve; 53 clues; 619 tidbits of information 20 cells left to solve; 61 clues; 628 tidbits of information 14 cells left to solve; 67 clues; 636 tidbits of information 8 cells left to solve; 73 clues; 644 tidbits of information #60 Done! (67 steps) 215876943678394215349125876587432169463981752192657384826743591734519628951268437 215|876|943 678|394|215 349|125|876 ---+---+--- 587|432|169 463|981|752 192|657|384 ---+---+--- 826|743|591 734|519|628 951|268|437
Puzzle #61 Solving .2......6....41.....78....1......7....37.....6..412....1..74..5..8.5..7......39.. .2.|...|..6 ...|.41|... ..7|8..|..1 ---+---+--- ...|...|7.. ..3|7..|... 6..|412|... ---+---+--- .1.|.74|..5 ..8|.5.|.7. ...|..3|9.. 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 468 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 487 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 493 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 494 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 495 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 496 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 497 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 498 tidbits of information #61 M: strong incompatibility on 6 at cell r4c4 (involving nodes r5c5#6 chain 6(1) and r4c5#6 chain 6(0)) 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 499 tidbits of information #61 M: strong incompatibility on 6 at cell r4c6 (involving nodes r5c5#6 chain 6(1) and r4c5#6 chain 6(0)) 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 500 tidbits of information #61 M: strong incompatibility on 6 at cell r5c6 (involving nodes r4c5#6 chain 6(1) and r5c5#6 chain 6(0)) 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 501 tidbits of information #61 P: Node r1c1#3 may be eliminated 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 502 tidbits of information #61 P: Node r1c3#5 may be eliminated 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 503 tidbits of information #61 P: Node r1c3#9 may be eliminated 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 504 tidbits of information #61 P: Node r4c3#5 may be eliminated 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 505 tidbits of information #61 P: Node r4c3#9 may be eliminated 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 506 tidbits of information #61 P: Node r2c7#8 may be eliminated 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 507 tidbits of information #61 P: Node r1c1#8 may be eliminated 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 508 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 509 tidbits of information #61 W: 8 in columns 1,2,6 form a 3x3 closed circuit (Swordfish) 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 514 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 518 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 532 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 536 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 543 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 548 tidbits of information 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 557 tidbits of information 42 cells left to solve; 39 clues; 568 tidbits of information 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 580 tidbits of information 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 582 tidbits of information 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 583 tidbits of information 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 584 tidbits of information 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 590 tidbits of information #61 M: strong incompatibility on 1 at cell r5c1 (involving nodes r1c1#1 chain 1(0) and r5c7#1 chain 1(1)) 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 591 tidbits of information 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 592 tidbits of information #61 M: strong incompatibility on 4 at cell r1c7 (involving nodes r1c3#4 chain 1(0) and r8c7#4 chain 1(1)) 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 593 tidbits of information #61 M: [chain 1(1)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 10] 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 603 tidbits of information 29 cells left to solve; 52 clues; 610 tidbits of information 27 cells left to solve; 54 clues; 614 tidbits of information 23 cells left to solve; 58 clues; 622 tidbits of information 18 cells left to solve; 63 clues; 634 tidbits of information 7 cells left to solve; 74 clues; 646 tidbits of information #61 Done! (41 steps) 124397856835641297967825341241538769583769412679412538312974685498256173756183924 124|397|856 835|641|297 967|825|341 ---+---+--- 241|538|769 583|769|412 679|412|538 ---+---+--- 312|974|685 498|256|173 756|183|924
Puzzle #62 Solving 1.....3.8.6.4..............2.3.1...........758.........7.5...6.....8.2...4....... 1..|...|3.8 .6.|4..|... ...|...|... ---+---+--- 2.3|.1.|... ...|...|.75 8..|...|... ---+---+--- .7.|5..|.6. ...|.8.|2.. .4.|...|... 64 cells left to solve; 17 clues; 407 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 426 tidbits of information 59 cells left to solve; 22 clues; 453 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 465 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 466 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 467 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 468 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 469 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 470 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 471 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 473 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 474 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 476 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 478 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 480 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 482 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 484 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 486 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 504 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 508 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 509 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 510 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 511 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 521 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 535 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 555 tidbits of information 40 cells left to solve; 41 clues; 572 tidbits of information 36 cells left to solve; 45 clues; 585 tidbits of information 33 cells left to solve; 48 clues; 595 tidbits of information 28 cells left to solve; 53 clues; 608 tidbits of information 21 cells left to solve; 60 clues; 621 tidbits of information 19 cells left to solve; 62 clues; 625 tidbits of information 17 cells left to solve; 64 clues; 630 tidbits of information 12 cells left to solve; 69 clues; 638 tidbits of information 5 cells left to solve; 76 clues; 647 tidbits of information #62 Done! (35 steps) 125976348369428517784351926253817694416293875897645132978532461631784259542169783 125|976|348 369|428|517 784|351|926 ---+---+--- 253|817|694 416|293|875 897|645|132 ---+---+--- 978|532|461 631|784|259 542|169|783
Puzzle #63 Solving 2....1.9..1..3.7..9..8...2.......85..6.4.........7...3.2.3...6....5.....1.9...2.5 2..|..1|.9. .1.|.3.|7.. 9..|8..|.2. ---+---+--- ...|...|85. .6.|4..|... ...|.7.|..3 ---+---+--- .2.|3..|.6. ...|5..|... 1.9|...|2.5 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 472 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 473 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 474 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 475 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 476 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 477 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 493 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 499 tidbits of information #63 W: 5 in rows 2,7 form a 2x2 closed circuit (X-Wing) 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 505 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 511 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 518 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 519 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 520 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 525 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 533 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 538 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 550 tidbits of information 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 566 tidbits of information 39 cells left to solve; 42 clues; 583 tidbits of information 35 cells left to solve; 46 clues; 591 tidbits of information 30 cells left to solve; 51 clues; 604 tidbits of information 24 cells left to solve; 57 clues; 619 tidbits of information 18 cells left to solve; 63 clues; 631 tidbits of information 13 cells left to solve; 68 clues; 637 tidbits of information 9 cells left to solve; 72 clues; 641 tidbits of information 4 cells left to solve; 77 clues; 647 tidbits of information #63 Done! (26 steps) 283741596615239748974865321397126854861453972452978613528394167736512489149687235 283|741|596 615|239|748 974|865|321 ---+---+--- 397|126|854 861|453|972 452|978|613 ---+---+--- 528|394|167 736|512|489 149|687|235
Puzzle #64 Solving ..7..8.....6.2.3...3......9.1..5..6.....1.....7.9....2........4.83..4...26....51. ..7|..8|... ..6|.2.|3.. .3.|...|..9 ---+---+--- .1.|.5.|.6. ...|.1.|... .7.|9..|..2 ---+---+--- ...|...|..4 .83|..4|... 26.|...|51. 59 cells left to solve; 22 clues; 467 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 476 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 489 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 495 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 496 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 497 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 498 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 499 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 501 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 503 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 504 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 507 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 508 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 509 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 510 tidbits of information #64 M: strong incompatibility on 1 at cell r3c4 (involving nodes r3c3#1 chain 5(1) and r8c4#1 chain 5(0)) 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 511 tidbits of information #64 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 1 and 12 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 512 tidbits of information #64 P: Node r3c3#5 may be eliminated 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 513 tidbits of information #64 P: Node r5c2#5 may be eliminated 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 514 tidbits of information #64 P: Node r1c4#4 may be eliminated 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 515 tidbits of information #64 P: Node r1c4#5 may be eliminated 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 516 tidbits of information #64 P: Node r9c4#3 may be eliminated 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 517 tidbits of information #64 P: Node r1c4#1 may be eliminated 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 518 tidbits of information #64 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 5 and 7 #64 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 5 and 9 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 520 tidbits of information #64 P: Chain 6(0) may be eliminated. 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 522 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 527 tidbits of information #64 W: 7 in columns 5,9 form a 2x2 closed circuit (X-Wing) 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 528 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 533 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 537 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 542 tidbits of information #64 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 7 and 9 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 543 tidbits of information #64 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 7 and 9 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 544 tidbits of information #64 P: Chain 4(0) may be eliminated. 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 546 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 553 tidbits of information #64 P: Chain 4(1) may be eliminated. 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 556 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 561 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 565 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 572 tidbits of information 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 573 tidbits of information #64 M: strong incompatibility on 1 at cell r2c6 (involving nodes r2c6#9 chain 1(0) and r2c9#1 chain 1(1)) 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 574 tidbits of information #64 W: 1 in columns 3,6 form a 2x2 closed circuit (X-Wing) 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 576 tidbits of information #64 M: strong incompatibility on 3 at cell r9c5 (involving nodes r1c5#3 chain 1(0) and r9c5#7 chain 1(1)) 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 577 tidbits of information #64 M: strong incompatibility on 3 at cell r5c6 (involving nodes r5c8#3 chain 1(1) and r9c6#3 chain 1(0)) 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 578 tidbits of information #64 M: [chain 1(1)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 5] 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 595 tidbits of information 31 cells left to solve; 50 clues; 600 tidbits of information 31 cells left to solve; 50 clues; 607 tidbits of information 30 cells left to solve; 51 clues; 607 tidbits of information 30 cells left to solve; 51 clues; 608 tidbits of information #64 M: strong incompatibility on 5 at cell r3c1 (involving nodes r3c6#5 chain 1(1) and r8c1#5 chain 1(0)) 30 cells left to solve; 51 clues; 609 tidbits of information 29 cells left to solve; 52 clues; 613 tidbits of information 26 cells left to solve; 55 clues; 622 tidbits of information 19 cells left to solve; 62 clues; 631 tidbits of information 13 cells left to solve; 68 clues; 639 tidbits of information 5 cells left to solve; 76 clues; 645 tidbits of information 1 cell left to solve; 80 clues; 648 tidbits of information #64 Done! (55 steps) 957638421146729385832541679419352768628417953375986142791265834583174296264893517 957|638|421 146|729|385 832|541|679 ---+---+--- 419|352|768 628|417|953 375|986|142 ---+---+--- 791|265|834 583|174|296 264|893|517
Puzzle #65 Solving ...36....85.......9.4..8........68.........17..9..45...1.5...6.4....9..2.....3... ...|36.|... 85.|...|... 9.4|..8|... ---+---+--- ...|..6|8.. ...|...|.17 ..9|..4|5.. ---+---+--- .1.|5..|.6. 4..|..9|..2 ...|..3|... 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 455 tidbits of information 59 cells left to solve; 22 clues; 462 tidbits of information 59 cells left to solve; 22 clues; 464 tidbits of information 59 cells left to solve; 22 clues; 466 tidbits of information 59 cells left to solve; 22 clues; 468 tidbits of information 59 cells left to solve; 22 clues; 490 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 498 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 517 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 518 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 523 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 528 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 534 tidbits of information #65 M: strong incompatibility on 6 at cell r5c3 (involving nodes r2c3#6 chain 3(0) and r5c7#6 chain 3(1)) 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 535 tidbits of information #65 M: strong incompatibility on 6 at cell r6c2 (involving nodes r3c2#6 chain 3(1) and r6c9#6 chain 3(0)) 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 536 tidbits of information #65 M: strong incompatibility on 3 at cell r6c2 (involving nodes r3c2#3 chain 3(0) and r6c9#3 chain 3(1)) 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 537 tidbits of information #65 M: [chain 8(1)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 11] 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 539 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 542 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 543 tidbits of information #65 M: weak 1/1 corner between linked 0/0 strong chains 3 and 18 #65 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 4 and 5 #65 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 8 and 14 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 546 tidbits of information #65 P: Chain 7(0) may be eliminated. 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 549 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 551 tidbits of information #65 P: Chain 6(0) may be eliminated. 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 554 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 556 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 559 tidbits of information #65 P: Chain 8(1) may be eliminated. 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 562 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 562 tidbits of information #65 P: Chain 10(1) may be eliminated. 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 566 tidbits of information 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 568 tidbits of information 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 570 tidbits of information #65 M: strong incompatibility on 3 at cell r5c3 (involving nodes r2c3#3 chain 3(1) and r5c7#3 chain 3(0)) 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 571 tidbits of information #65 M: strong incompatibility on 8 at cell r8c5 (involving nodes r8c2#8 chain 5(0) and r5c5#8 chain 5(1)) 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 572 tidbits of information 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 577 tidbits of information 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 578 tidbits of information #65 M: [chain 3(0)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 13] 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 586 tidbits of information 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 592 tidbits of information 35 cells left to solve; 46 clues; 596 tidbits of information 31 cells left to solve; 50 clues; 608 tidbits of information 24 cells left to solve; 57 clues; 625 tidbits of information 14 cells left to solve; 67 clues; 636 tidbits of information 8 cells left to solve; 73 clues; 643 tidbits of information 2 cells left to solve; 79 clues; 648 tidbits of information #65 Done! (41 steps) 127365489853491276964278351231756894548932617679184523312547968485619732796823145 127|365|489 853|491|276 964|278|351 ---+---+--- 231|756|894 548|932|617 679|184|523 ---+---+--- 312|547|968 485|619|732 796|823|145
Puzzle #66 Solving 34.6.......7.......2..8.57......5....7..1..2....4......36.2..1.......9.......7.82 34.|6..|... ..7|...|... .2.|.8.|57. ---+---+--- ...|..5|... .7.|.1.|.2. ...|4..|... ---+---+--- .36|.2.|.1. ...|...|9.. ...|..7|.82 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 448 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 466 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 487 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 499 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 504 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 505 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 506 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 507 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 508 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 509 tidbits of information #66 M: weak 1/1 corner between linked 0/0 strong chains 1 and 14 #66 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 10 and 16 #66 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 12 and 17 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 512 tidbits of information #66 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 11 and 14 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 513 tidbits of information #66 P: Chain 1(0) may be eliminated. 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 515 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 522 tidbits of information #66 W: 8 in columns 3,7 form a 2x2 closed circuit (X-Wing) 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 525 tidbits of information #66 P: Chain 9(0) may be eliminated. 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 526 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 531 tidbits of information #66 P: Chain 13(1) may be eliminated. 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 533 tidbits of information 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 540 tidbits of information 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 542 tidbits of information #66 P: Chain 13(1) may be eliminated. 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 545 tidbits of information 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 549 tidbits of information 42 cells left to solve; 39 clues; 552 tidbits of information 42 cells left to solve; 39 clues; 553 tidbits of information 42 cells left to solve; 39 clues; 554 tidbits of information #66 M: weak 1/1 corner between linked 0/0 strong chains 2 and 6 #66 M: weak 1/1 corner between linked 0/0 strong chains 2 and 7 #66 M: weak 1/1 corner between linked 0/0 strong chains 3 and 12 42 cells left to solve; 39 clues; 557 tidbits of information #66 P: Chain 10(1) may be eliminated. 42 cells left to solve; 39 clues; 559 tidbits of information 41 cells left to solve; 40 clues; 561 tidbits of information #66 P: Node r5c1#6 may be eliminated 41 cells left to solve; 40 clues; 562 tidbits of information #66 M: [chain 1(1)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 11] 41 cells left to solve; 40 clues; 564 tidbits of information 40 cells left to solve; 41 clues; 567 tidbits of information 40 cells left to solve; 41 clues; 575 tidbits of information 40 cells left to solve; 41 clues; 577 tidbits of information 40 cells left to solve; 41 clues; 578 tidbits of information #66 M: strong incompatibility on 3 at cell r8c9 (involving nodes r3c9#3 chain 4(1) and r8c6#3 chain 4(0)) 40 cells left to solve; 41 clues; 579 tidbits of information #66 M: [chain 9(1)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 4] 40 cells left to solve; 41 clues; 586 tidbits of information 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 592 tidbits of information 35 cells left to solve; 46 clues; 598 tidbits of information 32 cells left to solve; 49 clues; 602 tidbits of information 31 cells left to solve; 50 clues; 604 tidbits of information 31 cells left to solve; 50 clues; 605 tidbits of information 31 cells left to solve; 50 clues; 608 tidbits of information 31 cells left to solve; 50 clues; 609 tidbits of information #66 M: strong incompatibility on 6 at cell r2c7 (involving nodes r2c7#6 chain 1(0) and r2c2#6 chain 1(0)) 31 cells left to solve; 50 clues; 616 tidbits of information 24 cells left to solve; 57 clues; 624 tidbits of information 16 cells left to solve; 65 clues; 635 tidbits of information 7 cells left to solve; 74 clues; 645 tidbits of information #66 Done! (47 steps) 345671298987253146621984573264795831573816429198432657836529714712348965459167382 345|671|298 987|253|146 621|984|573 ---+---+--- 264|795|831 573|816|429 198|432|657 ---+---+--- 836|529|714 712|348|965 459|167|382
Puzzle #67 Solving ......4.18..2........6.7......8...6..4....3...1.......6......2..5..1....7...3.... ...|...|4.1 8..|2..|... ...|6.7|... ---+---+--- ...|8..|.6. .4.|...|3.. .1.|...|... ---+---+--- 6..|...|.2. .5.|.1.|... 7..|.3.|... 64 cells left to solve; 17 clues; 411 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 428 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 449 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 461 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 462 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 463 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 464 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 465 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 470 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 471 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 472 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 473 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 474 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 480 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 482 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 483 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 489 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 491 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 492 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 493 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 494 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 507 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 508 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 509 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 510 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 514 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 521 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 533 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 538 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 539 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 540 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 541 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 557 tidbits of information 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 567 tidbits of information 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 581 tidbits of information 33 cells left to solve; 48 clues; 592 tidbits of information 30 cells left to solve; 51 clues; 602 tidbits of information 25 cells left to solve; 56 clues; 613 tidbits of information 20 cells left to solve; 61 clues; 626 tidbits of information 12 cells left to solve; 69 clues; 638 tidbits of information 4 cells left to solve; 77 clues; 647 tidbits of information #67 Done! (41 steps) 265389471874251693193647852327894165946125387518763249631578924452916738789432516 265|389|471 874|251|693 193|647|852 ---+---+--- 327|894|165 946|125|387 518|763|249 ---+---+--- 631|578|924 452|916|738 789|432|516
Puzzle #68 Solving .4..5..67...1...4....2.....1..8..3........2...6...........4..5.3.....8..2........ .4.|.5.|.67 ...|1..|.4. ...|2..|... ---+---+--- 1..|8..|3.. ...|...|2.. .6.|...|... ---+---+--- ...|.4.|.5. 3..|...|8.. 2..|...|... 64 cells left to solve; 17 clues; 399 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 426 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 445 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 449 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 450 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 452 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 454 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 455 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 456 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 458 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 459 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 467 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 488 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 493 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 519 tidbits of information 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 540 tidbits of information 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 541 tidbits of information 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 542 tidbits of information 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 543 tidbits of information 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 544 tidbits of information 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 545 tidbits of information #68 M: weak 1/1 corner between linked 0/0 strong chains 2 and 4 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 546 tidbits of information #68 P: Chain 12(0) may be eliminated. 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 548 tidbits of information 41 cells left to solve; 40 clues; 554 tidbits of information 40 cells left to solve; 41 clues; 557 tidbits of information 40 cells left to solve; 41 clues; 558 tidbits of information 40 cells left to solve; 41 clues; 559 tidbits of information 40 cells left to solve; 41 clues; 563 tidbits of information 40 cells left to solve; 41 clues; 566 tidbits of information 40 cells left to solve; 41 clues; 570 tidbits of information 39 cells left to solve; 42 clues; 572 tidbits of information 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 576 tidbits of information 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 582 tidbits of information 34 cells left to solve; 47 clues; 592 tidbits of information 31 cells left to solve; 50 clues; 598 tidbits of information 27 cells left to solve; 54 clues; 606 tidbits of information #68 M: strong incompatibility on 8 at cell r5c2 (involving nodes r6c1#8 chain 2(1) and r5c2#3 chain 2(0)) 27 cells left to solve; 54 clues; 607 tidbits of information 25 cells left to solve; 56 clues; 612 tidbits of information 24 cells left to solve; 57 clues; 613 tidbits of information 24 cells left to solve; 57 clues; 614 tidbits of information #68 M: strong incompatibility on 3 at cell r1c6 (involving nodes r1c6#8 chain 2(1) and r6c6#3 chain 2(0)) 24 cells left to solve; 57 clues; 615 tidbits of information 23 cells left to solve; 58 clues; 617 tidbits of information 21 cells left to solve; 60 clues; 624 tidbits of information 16 cells left to solve; 65 clues; 635 tidbits of information 7 cells left to solve; 74 clues; 646 tidbits of information #68 Done! (45 steps) 842359167573186942619274538127865394435791286968423715781942653354617829296538471 842|359|167 573|186|942 619|274|538 ---+---+--- 127|865|394 435|791|286 968|423|715 ---+---+--- 781|942|653 354|617|829 296|538|471
Puzzle #69 Solving .......4...2..4..1.7..5..9...3..7....4..6....6..1..8...2....1..85.9...6.....8...3 ...|...|.4. ..2|..4|..1 .7.|.5.|.9. ---+---+--- ..3|..7|... .4.|.6.|... 6..|1..|8.. ---+---+--- .2.|...|1.. 85.|9..|.6. ...|.8.|..3 59 cells left to solve; 22 clues; 469 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 489 tidbits of information #69 P: Node r4c7#2 may be eliminated 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 490 tidbits of information #69 P: Node r4c9#2 may be eliminated 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 491 tidbits of information #69 P: Node r5c6#2 may be eliminated 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 492 tidbits of information #69 P: Node r1c6#3 may be eliminated 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 493 tidbits of information #69 P: Node r9c1#9 may be eliminated 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 494 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 495 tidbits of information #69 P: Node r7c3#7 may be eliminated 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 496 tidbits of information #69 P: Node r9c7#7 may be eliminated 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 497 tidbits of information #69 P: Node r9c8#7 may be eliminated 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 498 tidbits of information #69 P: Node r1c2#8 may be eliminated 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 499 tidbits of information #69 P: Node r1c5#3 may be eliminated 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 500 tidbits of information #69 P: Node r7c3#4 may be eliminated 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 501 tidbits of information #69 P: Node r1c2#1 may be eliminated 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 502 tidbits of information #69 P: Node r1c6#6 may be eliminated 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 503 tidbits of information #69 P: Node r3c3#6 may be eliminated 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 504 tidbits of information #69 P: Node r9c3#4 may be eliminated 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 505 tidbits of information #69 P: Node r9c1#1 may be eliminated 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 506 tidbits of information #69 P: Chain 5(1) may be eliminated. 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 511 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 514 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 515 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 520 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 521 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 522 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 531 tidbits of information #69 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 3 and 14 #69 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 7 and 12 #69 M: weak 1/1 corner between linked 0/0 strong chains 12 and 16 #69 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 12 and 18 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 535 tidbits of information #69 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 5 and 10 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 536 tidbits of information #69 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 5 and 10 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 537 tidbits of information #69 P: Chain 2(0) may be eliminated. 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 540 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 542 tidbits of information #69 P: Chain 4(1) may be eliminated. 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 545 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 550 tidbits of information #69 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 8 and 11 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 551 tidbits of information #69 P: Chain 7(0) may be eliminated. 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 554 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 561 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 564 tidbits of information 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 568 tidbits of information #69 W: 3 in columns 4,7 form a 2x2 closed circuit (X-Wing) 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 570 tidbits of information #69 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 5 and 6 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 571 tidbits of information #69 P: Chain 9(0) may be eliminated. 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 574 tidbits of information 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 574 tidbits of information 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 575 tidbits of information 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 578 tidbits of information 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 579 tidbits of information 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 580 tidbits of information 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 583 tidbits of information 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 584 tidbits of information #69 W: 4 in columns 1,3,7 form a 3x3 closed circuit (Swordfish) 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 585 tidbits of information #69 M: strong incompatibility on 7 at cell r5c7 (involving nodes r5c1#7 chain 3(0) and r5c7#9 chain 3(1)) 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 586 tidbits of information #69 M: strong incompatibility on 7 at cell r5c8 (involving nodes r5c1#7 chain 3(0) and r2c8#7 chain 3(1)) 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 587 tidbits of information 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 588 tidbits of information #69 W: 2 in columns 1,8 form a 2x2 closed circuit (X-Wing) 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 590 tidbits of information 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 591 tidbits of information #69 M: strong incompatibility on 2 at cell r9c4 (involving nodes r3c4#2 chain 3(1) and r9c4#7 chain 3(0)) 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 592 tidbits of information 42 cells left to solve; 39 clues; 594 tidbits of information 41 cells left to solve; 40 clues; 597 tidbits of information 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 603 tidbits of information 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 604 tidbits of information 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 605 tidbits of information #69 W: 7 in columns 1,4,9 form a 3x3 closed circuit (Swordfish) 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 606 tidbits of information #69 M: strong incompatibility on 6 at cell r9c4 (involving nodes r9c4#6 chain 2(1) and r1c4#6 chain 2(1)) 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 637 tidbits of information 5 cells left to solve; 76 clues; 646 tidbits of information #69 Done! (63 steps) 538219746962874531174356298283497615741568329695123874329645187857931462416782953 538|219|746 962|874|531 174|356|298 ---+---+--- 283|497|615 741|568|329 695|123|874 ---+---+--- 329|645|187 857|931|462 416|782|953
Puzzle #70 Solving 8..7....4.5....6............3.97...8....43..5....2.9....6......2...6...7.71..83.2 8..|7..|..4 .5.|...|6.. ...|...|... ---+---+--- .3.|97.|..8 ...|.43|..5 ...|.2.|9.. ---+---+--- ..6|...|... 2..|.6.|..7 .71|..8|3.2 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 464 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 481 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 493 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 494 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 495 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 496 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 497 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 498 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 499 tidbits of information #70 M: strong incompatibility on 6 at cell r3c1 (involving nodes r4c1#6 chain 7(1) and r3c4#6 chain 7(0)) 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 500 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 501 tidbits of information #70 M: [chain 12(0)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 1] 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 503 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 513 tidbits of information #70 M: weak 1/1 corner between linked 0/0 strong chains 4 and 15 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 514 tidbits of information #70 M: weak 1/1 corner between linked 0/0 strong chains 4 and 15 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 515 tidbits of information #70 M: [chain 11(1)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 16] 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 517 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 522 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 527 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 532 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 537 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 542 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 543 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 550 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 557 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 564 tidbits of information 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 573 tidbits of information 40 cells left to solve; 41 clues; 580 tidbits of information 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 587 tidbits of information 33 cells left to solve; 48 clues; 602 tidbits of information 27 cells left to solve; 54 clues; 617 tidbits of information 21 cells left to solve; 60 clues; 629 tidbits of information 11 cells left to solve; 70 clues; 638 tidbits of information 7 cells left to solve; 74 clues; 643 tidbits of information 3 cells left to solve; 78 clues; 647 tidbits of information #70 Done! (34 steps) 863751294957432681124689573532976148619843725748125936386217459295364817471598362 863|751|294 957|432|681 124|689|573 ---+---+--- 532|976|148 619|843|725 748|125|936 ---+---+--- 386|217|459 295|364|817 471|598|362
Puzzle #71 Solving .8...4.5....7..3............1..85...6.....2......4....3.26............417........ .8.|..4|.5. ...|7..|3.. ...|...|... ---+---+--- .1.|.85|... 6..|...|2.. ...|.4.|... ---+---+--- 3.2|6..|... ...|...|.41 7..|...|... 64 cells left to solve; 17 clues; 405 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 437 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 438 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 439 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 440 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 441 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 442 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 443 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 444 tidbits of information 59 cells left to solve; 22 clues; 453 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 463 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 471 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 472 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 474 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 477 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 486 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 488 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 498 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 500 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 504 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 509 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 518 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 526 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 546 tidbits of information 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 552 tidbits of information 42 cells left to solve; 39 clues; 562 tidbits of information 41 cells left to solve; 40 clues; 565 tidbits of information 40 cells left to solve; 41 clues; 569 tidbits of information 40 cells left to solve; 41 clues; 575 tidbits of information 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 580 tidbits of information #71 W: 9 in rows 2,5 form a 2x2 closed circuit (X-Wing) 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 584 tidbits of information 36 cells left to solve; 45 clues; 587 tidbits of information 36 cells left to solve; 45 clues; 590 tidbits of information 35 cells left to solve; 46 clues; 594 tidbits of information 35 cells left to solve; 46 clues; 596 tidbits of information #71 M: strong incompatibility on 7 at cell r4c3 (involving nodes r1c3#7 chain 4(1) and r4c8#7 chain 4(0)) 35 cells left to solve; 46 clues; 597 tidbits of information 33 cells left to solve; 48 clues; 606 tidbits of information 27 cells left to solve; 54 clues; 620 tidbits of information 17 cells left to solve; 64 clues; 633 tidbits of information 10 cells left to solve; 71 clues; 643 tidbits of information 1 cell left to solve; 80 clues; 648 tidbits of information #71 Done! (41 steps) 986324157124759368537861429413285976695173284278946513342617895869532741751498632 986|324|157 124|759|368 537|861|429 ---+---+--- 413|285|976 695|173|284 278|946|513 ---+---+--- 342|617|895 869|532|741 751|498|632
Puzzle #72 Solving ....7..8...6...5...2...3.61.1...7..2..8..534.2..9.......2......58...6.3.4...1.... ...|.7.|.8. ..6|...|5.. .2.|..3|.61 ---+---+--- .1.|..7|..2 ..8|..5|34. 2..|9..|... ---+---+--- ..2|...|... 58.|..6|.3. 4..|.1.|... 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 487 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 496 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 499 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 500 tidbits of information #72 M: strong incompatibility on 2 at cell r9c6 (involving nodes r1c6#2 chain 1(1) and r9c8#2 chain 1(0)) 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 501 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 502 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 514 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 515 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 521 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 531 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 536 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 546 tidbits of information #72 M: [chain 8(1)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 1] 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 550 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 563 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 564 tidbits of information 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 566 tidbits of information 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 571 tidbits of information 40 cells left to solve; 41 clues; 579 tidbits of information 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 590 tidbits of information 30 cells left to solve; 51 clues; 606 tidbits of information 24 cells left to solve; 57 clues; 620 tidbits of information 17 cells left to solve; 64 clues; 629 tidbits of information 12 cells left to solve; 69 clues; 639 tidbits of information 5 cells left to solve; 76 clues; 645 tidbits of information 1 cell left to solve; 80 clues; 648 tidbits of information #72 Done! (25 steps) 945671283136482597827593461614837952798125346253964178362759814581246739479318625 945|671|283 136|482|597 827|593|461 ---+---+--- 614|837|952 798|125|346 253|964|178 ---+---+--- 362|759|814 581|246|739 479|318|625
Puzzle #73 Solving ......8.16..2........7.5......6...2..1....3...8.......2......7..4..8....5...3.... ...|...|8.1 6..|2..|... ...|7.5|... ---+---+--- ...|6..|.2. .1.|...|3.. .8.|...|... ---+---+--- 2..|...|.7. .4.|.8.|... 5..|.3.|... 64 cells left to solve; 17 clues; 411 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 428 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 449 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 461 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 462 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 463 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 464 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 465 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 470 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 471 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 472 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 473 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 474 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 480 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 482 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 483 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 489 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 491 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 492 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 493 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 494 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 507 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 508 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 509 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 510 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 514 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 521 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 533 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 538 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 539 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 540 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 541 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 557 tidbits of information 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 567 tidbits of information 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 581 tidbits of information 33 cells left to solve; 48 clues; 592 tidbits of information 30 cells left to solve; 51 clues; 602 tidbits of information 25 cells left to solve; 56 clues; 614 tidbits of information 18 cells left to solve; 63 clues; 630 tidbits of information 7 cells left to solve; 74 clues; 643 tidbits of information 3 cells left to solve; 78 clues; 647 tidbits of information #73 Done! (41 steps) 724369851651248793893715642375691428912874365486523917238456179147982536569137284 724|369|851 651|248|793 893|715|642 ---+---+--- 375|691|428 912|874|365 486|523|917 ---+---+--- 238|456|179 147|982|536 569|137|284
Puzzle #74 Solving .2..........6....3.74.8.........3..2.8..4..1.6..5.........1.78.5....9..........4. .2.|...|... ...|6..|..3 .74|.8.|... ---+---+--- ...|..3|..2 .8.|.4.|.1. 6..|5..|... ---+---+--- ...|.1.|78. 5..|..9|... ...|...|.4. 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 449 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 460 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 461 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 462 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 463 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 464 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 465 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 466 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 467 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 477 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 486 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 487 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 488 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 489 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 490 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 505 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 515 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 519 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 527 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 531 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 532 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 533 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 539 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 540 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 552 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 562 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 563 tidbits of information 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 566 tidbits of information 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 571 tidbits of information 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 584 tidbits of information 33 cells left to solve; 48 clues; 595 tidbits of information 29 cells left to solve; 52 clues; 604 tidbits of information 28 cells left to solve; 53 clues; 606 tidbits of information 27 cells left to solve; 54 clues; 609 tidbits of information 27 cells left to solve; 54 clues; 610 tidbits of information #74 M: strong incompatibility on 9 at cell r1c4 (involving nodes r1c4#4 chain 2(0) and r1c8#9 chain 2(1)) 27 cells left to solve; 54 clues; 611 tidbits of information 26 cells left to solve; 55 clues; 615 tidbits of information 24 cells left to solve; 57 clues; 620 tidbits of information 21 cells left to solve; 60 clues; 626 tidbits of information 15 cells left to solve; 66 clues; 637 tidbits of information 4 cells left to solve; 77 clues; 647 tidbits of information #74 Done! (41 steps) 126437958895621473374985126457193862983246517612578394269314785548769231731852649 126|437|958 895|621|473 374|985|126 ---+---+--- 457|193|862 983|246|517 612|578|394 ---+---+--- 269|314|785 548|769|231 731|852|649
Puzzle #75 Solving .52..68.......7.2.......6....48..9..2..41......1.....8..61..38.....9...63..6..1.9 .52|..6|8.. ...|..7|.2. ...|...|6.. ---+---+--- ..4|8..|9.. 2..|41.|... ..1|...|..8 ---+---+--- ..6|1..|38. ...|.9.|..6 3..|6..|1.9 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 474 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 484 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 485 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 486 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 488 tidbits of information #75 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 14 and 17 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 489 tidbits of information #75 P: Chain 2(1) may be eliminated. 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 490 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 495 tidbits of information #75 P: Chain 13(1) may be eliminated. 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 496 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 504 tidbits of information #75 P: Node r3c4#3 may be eliminated 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 505 tidbits of information #75 P: Node r6c4#3 may be eliminated 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 506 tidbits of information #75 P: Node r3c4#9 may be eliminated 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 507 tidbits of information #75 P: Node r2c2#9 may be eliminated 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 508 tidbits of information #75 P: Node r2c2#3 may be eliminated 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 509 tidbits of information #75 P: Node r2c2#8 may be eliminated 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 510 tidbits of information #75 P: Node r8c2#2 may be eliminated 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 511 tidbits of information #75 P: Node r1c1#9 may be eliminated 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 512 tidbits of information #75 P: Chain 9(0) may be eliminated. 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 514 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 517 tidbits of information #75 P: Node r1c9#3 may be eliminated 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 518 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 519 tidbits of information #75 P: Node r6c1#7 may be eliminated 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 520 tidbits of information #75 P: Node r2c9#3 may be eliminated 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 521 tidbits of information #75 P: Node r5c8#3 may be eliminated 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 522 tidbits of information #75 P: Node r7c9#7 may be eliminated 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 523 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 524 tidbits of information #75 P: Node r3c9#3 may be eliminated 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 525 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 526 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 528 tidbits of information #75 P: Node r3c2#3 may be eliminated 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 529 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 530 tidbits of information #75 P: Node r3c1#9 may be eliminated 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 531 tidbits of information #75 P: Node r2c3#8 may be eliminated 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 532 tidbits of information #75 P: Node r8c2#4 may be eliminated 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 533 tidbits of information #75 P: Node r8c2#7 may be eliminated 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 534 tidbits of information #75 P: Node r7c2#4 may be eliminated 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 535 tidbits of information #75 P: Node r2c1#4 may be eliminated 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 536 tidbits of information #75 P: Node r8c1#7 may be eliminated 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 537 tidbits of information #75 P: Node r7c2#7 may be eliminated 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 538 tidbits of information #75 P: Node r2c9#5 may be eliminated 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 539 tidbits of information #75 P: Node r3c2#9 may be eliminated 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 540 tidbits of information #75 P: Chain 5(1) may be eliminated. 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 543 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 543 tidbits of information #75 P: Node r3c3#8 may be eliminated 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 544 tidbits of information #75 P: Node r7c5#2 may be eliminated 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 545 tidbits of information #75 P: Chain 11(1) may be eliminated. 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 548 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 548 tidbits of information #75 P: Chain 15(1) may be eliminated. 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 550 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 552 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 554 tidbits of information #75 M: [chain 9(0)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 14] 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 555 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 560 tidbits of information #75 M: [chain 6(0)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 15] 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 563 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 563 tidbits of information #75 M: strong incompatibility on 5 at cell r6c5 (involving nodes r3c5#5 chain 6(0) and r6c7#5 chain 6(1)) 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 564 tidbits of information #75 M: strong incompatibility on 2 at cell r4c6 (involving nodes r4c9#2 chain 6(1) and r8c6#2 chain 6(0)) 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 565 tidbits of information #75 M: [chain 6(0)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 8] 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 572 tidbits of information 41 cells left to solve; 40 clues; 583 tidbits of information 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 591 tidbits of information 36 cells left to solve; 45 clues; 591 tidbits of information 36 cells left to solve; 45 clues; 596 tidbits of information 34 cells left to solve; 47 clues; 600 tidbits of information 32 cells left to solve; 49 clues; 602 tidbits of information 31 cells left to solve; 50 clues; 603 tidbits of information 31 cells left to solve; 50 clues; 604 tidbits of information 31 cells left to solve; 50 clues; 605 tidbits of information #75 M: strong incompatibility on 9 at cell r7c1 (involving nodes r7c1#9 chain 3(1) and r6c1#9 chain 3(1)) 31 cells left to solve; 50 clues; 614 tidbits of information 24 cells left to solve; 57 clues; 621 tidbits of information 15 cells left to solve; 66 clues; 636 tidbits of information 6 cells left to solve; 75 clues; 644 tidbits of information 2 cells left to solve; 79 clues; 648 tidbits of information #75 Done! 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Puzzle #76 Solving ....1.78.5....9..........4..2..........6....3.74.8.........3..2.8..4..1.6..5..... ...|.1.|78. 5..|..9|... ...|...|.4. ---+---+--- .2.|...|... ...|6..|..3 .74|.8.|... ---+---+--- ...|..3|..2 .8.|.4.|.1. 6..|5..|... 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 449 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 460 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 461 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 462 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 463 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 464 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 465 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 466 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 467 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 477 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 486 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 487 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 488 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 489 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 490 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 505 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 515 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 519 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 527 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 531 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 532 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 533 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 539 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 540 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 552 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 562 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 563 tidbits of information 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 566 tidbits of information 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 571 tidbits of information 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 584 tidbits of information 33 cells left to solve; 48 clues; 595 tidbits of information 29 cells left to solve; 52 clues; 604 tidbits of information 28 cells left to solve; 53 clues; 606 tidbits of information 27 cells left to solve; 54 clues; 609 tidbits of information 27 cells left to solve; 54 clues; 610 tidbits of information #76 M: strong incompatibility on 6 at cell r3c5 (involving nodes r3c2#6 chain 2(0) and r3c5#5 chain 2(1)) 27 cells left to solve; 54 clues; 611 tidbits of information 26 cells left to solve; 55 clues; 614 tidbits of information 25 cells left to solve; 56 clues; 616 tidbits of information 25 cells left to solve; 56 clues; 617 tidbits of information #76 M: strong incompatibility on 9 at cell r4c4 (involving nodes r4c4#4 chain 2(1) and r4c8#9 chain 2(0)) 25 cells left to solve; 56 clues; 618 tidbits of information 24 cells left to solve; 57 clues; 622 tidbits of information 21 cells left to solve; 60 clues; 629 tidbits of information 16 cells left to solve; 65 clues; 635 tidbits of information 10 cells left to solve; 71 clues; 641 tidbits of information 3 cells left to solve; 78 clues; 647 tidbits of information #76 Done! (45 steps) 269314785548769231731852649126437958895621473374985126457193862983246517612578394 269|314|785 548|769|231 731|852|649 ---+---+--- 126|437|958 895|621|473 374|985|126 ---+---+--- 457|193|862 983|246|517 612|578|394
Puzzle #77 Solving 1.......3.6.3..7...7...5..121.7...9...7........8.1..2....8.64....9.2..6....4..... 1..|...|..3 .6.|3..|7.. .7.|..5|..1 ---+---+--- 21.|7..|.9. ..7|...|... ..8|.1.|.2. ---+---+--- ...|8.6|4.. ..9|.2.|.6. ...|4..|... 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 473 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 487 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 488 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 489 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 490 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 491 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 492 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 511 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 512 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 520 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 531 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 552 tidbits of information 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 564 tidbits of information 40 cells left to solve; 41 clues; 577 tidbits of information 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 584 tidbits of information 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 585 tidbits of information 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 586 tidbits of information 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 587 tidbits of information 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 588 tidbits of information 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 589 tidbits of information 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 590 tidbits of information 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 595 tidbits of information #77 W: 9 in rows 2,7 form a 2x2 closed circuit (X-Wing) 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 598 tidbits of information #77 M: strong incompatibility on 9 at cell r5c1 (involving nodes r5c1#9 chain 1(0) and r5c1#6 chain 1(0)) 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 621 tidbits of information 14 cells left to solve; 67 clues; 638 tidbits of information 5 cells left to solve; 76 clues; 646 tidbits of information #77 Done! (26 steps) 152678943864391752973245681215763894497582136638914527321856479549127368786439215 152|678|943 864|391|752 973|245|681 ---+---+--- 215|763|894 497|582|136 638|914|527 ---+---+--- 321|856|479 549|127|368 786|439|215
Puzzle #78 Solving 4...7.1....19.46.5.....1......7....2..2.3....847..6....14...8.6.2....3..6...9.... 4..|.7.|1.. ..1|9.4|6.5 ...|..1|... ---+---+--- ...|7..|..2 ..2|.3.|... 847|..6|... ---+---+--- .14|...|8.6 .2.|...|3.. 6..|.9.|... 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 478 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 479 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 487 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 488 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 489 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 490 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 498 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 499 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 500 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 504 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 513 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 520 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 534 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 551 tidbits of information 41 cells left to solve; 40 clues; 571 tidbits of information 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 581 tidbits of information 35 cells left to solve; 46 clues; 589 tidbits of information 30 cells left to solve; 51 clues; 602 tidbits of information 26 cells left to solve; 55 clues; 613 tidbits of information 22 cells left to solve; 59 clues; 623 tidbits of information 17 cells left to solve; 64 clues; 633 tidbits of information 8 cells left to solve; 73 clues; 645 tidbits of information #78 Done! (22 steps) 496573128381924675275861943153789462962435781847216539714352896529648317638197254 496|573|128 381|924|675 275|861|943 ---+---+--- 153|789|462 962|435|781 847|216|539 ---+---+--- 714|352|896 529|648|317 638|197|254
Puzzle #79 Solving ......8.17..2........5.6......7...5..1....3...8.......5......2..3..8....6...4.... ...|...|8.1 7..|2..|... ...|5.6|... ---+---+--- ...|7..|.5. .1.|...|3.. .8.|...|... ---+---+--- 5..|...|.2. .3.|.8.|... 6..|.4.|... 64 cells left to solve; 17 clues; 411 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 429 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 450 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 462 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 463 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 464 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 465 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 466 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 471 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 472 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 473 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 474 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 475 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 476 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 477 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 483 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 485 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 487 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 488 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 489 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 490 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 504 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 505 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 506 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 507 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 511 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 520 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 533 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 538 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 539 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 540 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 541 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 555 tidbits of information 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 572 tidbits of information 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 586 tidbits of information 34 cells left to solve; 47 clues; 596 tidbits of information 30 cells left to solve; 51 clues; 605 tidbits of information 24 cells left to solve; 57 clues; 618 tidbits of information 19 cells left to solve; 62 clues; 630 tidbits of information 12 cells left to solve; 69 clues; 638 tidbits of information 7 cells left to solve; 74 clues; 643 tidbits of information 2 cells left to solve; 79 clues; 648 tidbits of information #79 Done! (42 steps) 253479861761238594894516732326791458915824376487653219548167923132985647679342185 253|479|861 761|238|594 894|516|732 ---+---+--- 326|791|458 915|824|376 487|653|219 ---+---+--- 548|167|923 132|985|647 679|342|185
Puzzle #80 Solving 963......1....8......2.5....4.8......1....7......3..257......3...9.2.4.7......9.. 963|...|... 1..|..8|... ...|2.5|... ---+---+--- .4.|8..|... .1.|...|7.. ...|.3.|.25 ---+---+--- 7..|...|.3. ..9|.2.|4.7 ...|...|9.. 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 457 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 469 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 470 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 472 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 481 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 489 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 496 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 497 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 500 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 502 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 503 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 504 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 509 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 517 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 525 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 526 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 527 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 528 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 529 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 530 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 534 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 537 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 546 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 549 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 550 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 553 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 554 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 564 tidbits of information 42 cells left to solve; 39 clues; 573 tidbits of information 41 cells left to solve; 40 clues; 579 tidbits of information 39 cells left to solve; 42 clues; 582 tidbits of information 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 582 tidbits of information #80 M: [chain 1(0)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 6] 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 588 tidbits of information 33 cells left to solve; 48 clues; 593 tidbits of information 31 cells left to solve; 50 clues; 599 tidbits of information 29 cells left to solve; 52 clues; 604 tidbits of information 26 cells left to solve; 55 clues; 609 tidbits of information 24 cells left to solve; 57 clues; 614 tidbits of information 21 cells left to solve; 60 clues; 621 tidbits of information 16 cells left to solve; 65 clues; 630 tidbits of information 10 cells left to solve; 71 clues; 640 tidbits of information 5 cells left to solve; 76 clues; 647 tidbits of information #80 Done! (42 steps) 963741258152398674874265391345872169218956743697134825721489536589623417436517982 963|741|258 152|398|674 874|265|391 ---+---+--- 345|872|169 218|956|743 697|134|825 ---+---+--- 721|489|536 589|623|417 436|517|982
Puzzle #81 Solving 15.3......7..4.2....4.72.....8.........9..1.8.1..8.79......38...........6....7423 15.|3..|... .7.|.4.|2.. ..4|.72|... ---+---+--- ..8|...|... ...|9..|1.8 .1.|.8.|79. ---+---+--- ...|..3|8.. ...|...|... 6..|..7|423 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 468 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 480 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 486 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 490 tidbits of information #81 M: strong incompatibility on 9 at cell r8c7 (involving nodes r1c7#9 chain 2(1) and r8c6#9 chain 2(0)) 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 491 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 492 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 493 tidbits of information #81 M: strong incompatibility on 3 at cell r4c1 (involving nodes r6c1#3 chain 11(1) and r6c3#3 chain 11(0)) 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 494 tidbits of information #81 M: strong incompatibility on 3 at cell r4c2 (involving nodes r6c1#3 chain 11(1) and r6c3#3 chain 11(0)) 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 495 tidbits of information #81 M: strong incompatibility on 3 at cell r5c1 (involving nodes r6c1#3 chain 11(1) and r6c3#3 chain 11(0)) 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 496 tidbits of information #81 M: strong incompatibility on 3 at cell r5c3 (involving nodes r6c1#3 chain 11(1) and r6c3#3 chain 11(0)) 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 497 tidbits of information #81 M: strong incompatibility on 3 at cell r5c2 (involving nodes r6c1#3 chain 11(1) and r6c3#3 chain 11(0)) 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 498 tidbits of information #81 M: weak 1/1 corner between linked 0/0 strong chains 2 and 11 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 499 tidbits of information #81 P: Chain 9(0) may be eliminated. 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 501 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 509 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 514 tidbits of information #81 M: strong incompatibility on 6 at cell r1c5 (involving nodes r2c4#6 chain 9(1) and r3c4#6 chain 9(0)) 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 515 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 527 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 553 tidbits of information 41 cells left to solve; 40 clues; 569 tidbits of information 36 cells left to solve; 45 clues; 584 tidbits of information 31 cells left to solve; 50 clues; 599 tidbits of information 26 cells left to solve; 55 clues; 613 tidbits of information 21 cells left to solve; 60 clues; 626 tidbits of information 16 cells left to solve; 65 clues; 633 tidbits of information 11 cells left to solve; 70 clues; 641 tidbits of information 3 cells left to solve; 78 clues; 648 tidbits of information #81 Done! (27 steps) 152398647973641285864572931598714362247936158316285794725463819431829576689157423 152|398|647 973|641|285 864|572|931 ---+---+--- 598|714|362 247|936|158 316|285|794 ---+---+--- 725|463|819 431|829|576 689|157|423
Puzzle #82 Solving ..........5724...98....947...9..3...5..9..12...3.1.9...6....25....56.....7......6 ...|...|... .57|24.|..9 8..|..9|47. ---+---+--- ..9|..3|... 5..|9..|12. ..3|.1.|9.. ---+---+--- .6.|...|25. ...|56.|... .7.|...|..6 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 480 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 491 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 497 tidbits of information #82 M: strong incompatibility on 7 at cell r4c4 (involving nodes r5c5#7 chain 9(1) and r5c6#7 chain 9(0)) 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 498 tidbits of information #82 M: strong incompatibility on 7 at cell r6c4 (involving nodes r5c5#7 chain 9(1) and r5c6#7 chain 9(0)) 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 499 tidbits of information #82 M: [chain 7(0)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 4] 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 504 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 506 tidbits of information #82 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 5 and 12 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 507 tidbits of information #82 M: [chain 12(1)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 5] 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 509 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 514 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 517 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 518 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 519 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 520 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 522 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 524 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 532 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 538 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 544 tidbits of information 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 554 tidbits of information 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 561 tidbits of information 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 566 tidbits of information 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 568 tidbits of information #82 M: [chain 10(0)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 16] 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 570 tidbits of information 41 cells left to solve; 40 clues; 578 tidbits of information 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 586 tidbits of information 31 cells left to solve; 50 clues; 603 tidbits of information 28 cells left to solve; 53 clues; 611 tidbits of information 25 cells left to solve; 56 clues; 616 tidbits of information 21 cells left to solve; 60 clues; 630 tidbits of information 9 cells left to solve; 72 clues; 644 tidbits of information 2 cells left to solve; 79 clues; 648 tidbits of information #82 Done! (32 steps) 946731582157248639832659471719423865584976123623815947461397258398562714275184396 946|731|582 157|248|639 832|659|471 ---+---+--- 719|423|865 584|976|123 623|815|947 ---+---+--- 461|397|258 398|562|714 275|184|396
Puzzle #83 Solving ....75....1..2.....4...3...5.....3.2...8...1.......6.....1..48.2........7........ ...|.75|... .1.|.2.|... .4.|..3|... ---+---+--- 5..|...|3.2 ...|8..|.1. ...|...|6.. ---+---+--- ...|1..|48. 2..|...|... 7..|...|... 64 cells left to solve; 17 clues; 403 tidbits of information 60 cells left to solve; 21 clues; 433 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 471 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 472 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 473 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 474 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 477 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 482 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 485 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 486 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 487 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 488 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 490 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 497 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 500 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 502 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 505 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 507 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 526 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 527 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 528 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 529 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 530 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 533 tidbits of information #83 M: strong incompatibility on 6 at cell r9c2 (involving nodes r4c2#6 chain 11(1) and r9c6#6 chain 11(0)) 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 534 tidbits of information #83 M: strong incompatibility on 3 at cell r8c2 (involving nodes r7c1#3 chain 17(1) and r7c3#3 chain 17(0)) 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 535 tidbits of information #83 M: strong incompatibility on 3 at cell r9c2 (involving nodes r7c1#3 chain 17(1) and r7c3#3 chain 17(0)) 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 536 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 541 tidbits of information #83 P: Chain 1(1) may be eliminated. 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 542 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 548 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 555 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 556 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 557 tidbits of information #83 P: Chain 1(1) may be eliminated. 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 559 tidbits of information 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 568 tidbits of information 41 cells left to solve; 40 clues; 580 tidbits of information 39 cells left to solve; 42 clues; 586 tidbits of information 35 cells left to solve; 46 clues; 597 tidbits of information 33 cells left to solve; 48 clues; 601 tidbits of information 33 cells left to solve; 48 clues; 605 tidbits of information 33 cells left to solve; 48 clues; 606 tidbits of information 31 cells left to solve; 50 clues; 611 tidbits of information 29 cells left to solve; 52 clues; 617 tidbits of information 24 cells left to solve; 57 clues; 628 tidbits of information 13 cells left to solve; 68 clues; 643 tidbits of information 1 cell left to solve; 80 clues; 648 tidbits of information #83 Done! (46 steps) 932475861617928534845613279568741392429836715173259648356192487294387156781564923 932|475|861 617|928|534 845|613|279 ---+---+--- 568|741|392 429|836|715 173|259|648 ---+---+--- 356|192|487 294|387|156 781|564|923
Puzzle #84 Solving 6.....7.3.4.8.................5.4.8.7..2.....1.3.......2.....5.....7.9......1.... 6..|...|7.3 .4.|8..|... ...|...|... ---+---+--- ...|5.4|.8. 7..|2..|... 1.3|...|... ---+---+--- .2.|...|.5. ...|.7.|9.. ...|.1.|... 64 cells left to solve; 17 clues; 412 tidbits of information 61 cells left to solve; 20 clues; 440 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 458 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 484 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 493 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 495 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 503 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 505 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 521 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 535 tidbits of information 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 547 tidbits of information 41 cells left to solve; 40 clues; 557 tidbits of information 41 cells left to solve; 40 clues; 558 tidbits of information 41 cells left to solve; 40 clues; 559 tidbits of information 41 cells left to solve; 40 clues; 560 tidbits of information 40 cells left to solve; 41 clues; 567 tidbits of information 39 cells left to solve; 42 clues; 571 tidbits of information 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 577 tidbits of information 36 cells left to solve; 45 clues; 581 tidbits of information 35 cells left to solve; 46 clues; 587 tidbits of information 34 cells left to solve; 47 clues; 591 tidbits of information 31 cells left to solve; 50 clues; 597 tidbits of information 28 cells left to solve; 53 clues; 605 tidbits of information 28 cells left to solve; 53 clues; 606 tidbits of information 27 cells left to solve; 54 clues; 609 tidbits of information 25 cells left to solve; 56 clues; 615 tidbits of information 21 cells left to solve; 60 clues; 626 tidbits of information 15 cells left to solve; 66 clues; 637 tidbits of information 6 cells left to solve; 75 clues; 647 tidbits of information #84 Done! (29 steps) 618459723342867519579123468296534187784291635153786294927648351861375942435912876 618|459|723 342|867|519 579|123|468 ---+---+--- 296|534|187 784|291|635 153|786|294 ---+---+--- 927|648|351 861|375|942 435|912|876
Puzzle #85 Solving ....6...4..6.3....1..4..5.77.....8.5...8.....6.8....9...2.9....4....32....97..1.. ...|.6.|..4 ..6|.3.|... 1..|4..|5.7 ---+---+--- 7..|...|8.5 ...|8..|... 6.8|...|.9. ---+---+--- ..2|.9.|... 4..|..3|2.. ..9|7..|1.. 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 468 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 497 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 508 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 509 tidbits of information #85 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 2 and 6 #85 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 2 and 9 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 511 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 517 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 522 tidbits of information #85 M: strong incompatibility on 2 at cell r1c6 (involving nodes r1c4#2 chain 7(1) and r2c4#2 chain 7(0)) 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 523 tidbits of information #85 M: strong incompatibility on 2 at cell r3c5 (involving nodes r1c4#2 chain 7(1) and r2c4#2 chain 7(0)) 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 524 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 529 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 535 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 537 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 538 tidbits of information #85 M: strong incompatibility on 2 at cell r3c6 (involving nodes r1c4#2 chain 6(1) and r2c4#2 chain 6(0)) 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 539 tidbits of information 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 547 tidbits of information 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 554 tidbits of information 42 cells left to solve; 39 clues; 560 tidbits of information 41 cells left to solve; 40 clues; 564 tidbits of information #85 W: 8 in rows 1,8 form a 2x2 closed circuit (X-Wing) 41 cells left to solve; 40 clues; 569 tidbits of information #85 M: [chain 10(1)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 9] 41 cells left to solve; 40 clues; 571 tidbits of information 40 cells left to solve; 41 clues; 573 tidbits of information #85 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 5 and 15 #85 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 5 and 16 #85 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 10 and 16 40 cells left to solve; 41 clues; 576 tidbits of information #85 M: [chain 3(1)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 5] 40 cells left to solve; 41 clues; 579 tidbits of information 39 cells left to solve; 42 clues; 579 tidbits of information 39 cells left to solve; 42 clues; 580 tidbits of information #85 M: strong incompatibility on 1 at cell r6c5 (involving nodes r6c2#1 chain 5(1) and r8c5#1 chain 5(0)) 39 cells left to solve; 42 clues; 581 tidbits of information #85 M: strong incompatibility on 5 at cell r6c5 (involving nodes r6c2#5 chain 5(0) and r8c5#5 chain 5(1)) 39 cells left to solve; 42 clues; 582 tidbits of information #85 W: 5 in columns 3,5 form a 2x2 closed circuit (X-Wing) 39 cells left to solve; 42 clues; 583 tidbits of information #85 M: [chain 8(0)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 4] 39 cells left to solve; 42 clues; 586 tidbits of information 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 591 tidbits of information 35 cells left to solve; 46 clues; 597 tidbits of information 33 cells left to solve; 48 clues; 600 tidbits of information 32 cells left to solve; 49 clues; 605 tidbits of information 28 cells left to solve; 53 clues; 615 tidbits of information 25 cells left to solve; 56 clues; 622 tidbits of information 18 cells left to solve; 63 clues; 635 tidbits of information 6 cells left to solve; 75 clues; 647 tidbits of information #85 Done! (37 steps) 957261384846537921123489567734926815295814736618375492572198643481653279369742158 957|261|384 846|537|921 123|489|567 ---+---+--- 734|926|815 295|814|736 618|375|492 ---+---+--- 572|198|643 481|653|279 369|742|158
Puzzle #86 Solving .32.....58..3.....9.428...1...4...39...6...5.....1.....2...67.8.....4....95....6. .32|...|..5 8..|3..|... 9.4|28.|..1 ---+---+--- ...|4..|.39 ...|6..|.5. ...|.1.|... ---+---+--- .2.|..6|7.8 ...|..4|... .95|...|.6. 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 486 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 500 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 511 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 515 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 516 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 517 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 518 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 519 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 520 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 521 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 528 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 535 tidbits of information #86 P: Node r1c4#1 may be eliminated 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 536 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 537 tidbits of information #86 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 1 and 3 #86 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 1 and 9 #86 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 2 and 3 #86 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 2 and 9 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 541 tidbits of information #86 P: Chain 3(1) may be eliminated. 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 545 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 550 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 556 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 557 tidbits of information #86 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 9 and 11 #86 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 9 and 14 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 559 tidbits of information #86 P: Chain 4(0) may be eliminated. 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 563 tidbits of information 42 cells left to solve; 39 clues; 569 tidbits of information 40 cells left to solve; 41 clues; 577 tidbits of information #86 M: strong incompatibility on 2 at cell r4c7 (involving nodes r6c7#2 chain 5(1) and r6c8#2 chain 5(0)) 40 cells left to solve; 41 clues; 578 tidbits of information #86 M: strong incompatibility on 2 at cell r5c7 (involving nodes r6c7#2 chain 5(1) and r6c8#2 chain 5(0)) 40 cells left to solve; 41 clues; 579 tidbits of information #86 M: strong incompatibility on 2 at cell r4c6 (involving nodes r4c6#7 chain 10(1) and r9c6#2 chain 10(0)) 40 cells left to solve; 41 clues; 580 tidbits of information 39 cells left to solve; 42 clues; 584 tidbits of information 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 591 tidbits of information 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 592 tidbits of information 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 593 tidbits of information #86 M: strong incompatibility on 7 at cell r9c4 (involving nodes r8c5#7 chain 11(1) and r9c5#7 chain 11(0)) 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 594 tidbits of information #86 M: strong incompatibility on 7 at cell r8c4 (involving nodes r8c3#7 chain 1(0) and r8c5#7 chain 1(1)) 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 595 tidbits of information 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 599 tidbits of information 35 cells left to solve; 46 clues; 606 tidbits of information 34 cells left to solve; 47 clues; 608 tidbits of information 32 cells left to solve; 49 clues; 611 tidbits of information #86 M: strong incompatibility on 7 at cell r1c6 (involving nodes r1c6#1 chain 1(0) and r1c4#7 chain 1(1)) 32 cells left to solve; 49 clues; 612 tidbits of information #86 M: strong incompatibility on 2 at cell r8c5 (involving nodes r5c5#2 chain 1(0) and r8c5#7 chain 1(1)) 32 cells left to solve; 49 clues; 613 tidbits of information 31 cells left to solve; 50 clues; 617 tidbits of information 26 cells left to solve; 55 clues; 624 tidbits of information 21 cells left to solve; 60 clues; 630 tidbits of information 15 cells left to solve; 66 clues; 637 tidbits of information 5 cells left to solve; 76 clues; 647 tidbits of information #86 Done! (43 steps) 132749685857361924964285371216457839348692157579813246421536798683974512795128463 132|749|685 857|361|924 964|285|371 ---+---+--- 216|457|839 348|692|157 579|813|246 ---+---+--- 421|536|798 683|974|512 795|128|463
Puzzle #87 Solving ...5.3.......6.7..5.8....1636..2.......4.1.......3...567....2.8..4.7.......2..5.. ...|5.3|... ...|.6.|7.. 5.8|...|.16 ---+---+--- 36.|.2.|... ...|4.1|... ...|.3.|..5 ---+---+--- 67.|...|2.8 ..4|.7.|... ...|2..|5.. 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 473 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 482 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 488 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 489 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 491 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 493 tidbits of information #87 M: strong incompatibility on 5 at cell r7c3 (involving nodes r4c3#5 chain 11(1) and r7c5#5 chain 11(0)) 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 494 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 501 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 507 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 508 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 518 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 538 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 545 tidbits of information 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 557 tidbits of information 41 cells left to solve; 40 clues; 565 tidbits of information 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 581 tidbits of information 35 cells left to solve; 46 clues; 589 tidbits of information 32 cells left to solve; 49 clues; 597 tidbits of information 31 cells left to solve; 50 clues; 600 tidbits of information 30 cells left to solve; 51 clues; 603 tidbits of information 30 cells left to solve; 51 clues; 605 tidbits of information 30 cells left to solve; 51 clues; 606 tidbits of information 30 cells left to solve; 51 clues; 609 tidbits of information #87 M: strong incompatibility on 9 at cell r2c2 (involving nodes r1c2#9 chain 2(0) and r2c2#3 chain 2(1)) 30 cells left to solve; 51 clues; 610 tidbits of information #87 M: strong incompatibility on 4 at cell r3c2 (involving nodes r1c2#4 chain 2(0) and r3c2#3 chain 2(1)) 30 cells left to solve; 51 clues; 611 tidbits of information #87 M: strong incompatibility on 9 at cell r2c9 (involving nodes r2c9#9 chain 2(1) and r2c9#3 chain 2(1)) 30 cells left to solve; 51 clues; 630 tidbits of information 12 cells left to solve; 69 clues; 641 tidbits of information 1 cell left to solve; 80 clues; 648 tidbits of information #87 Done! (28 steps) 746513892132869754598742316367925481925481673481637925679154238254378169813296547 746|513|892 132|869|754 598|742|316 ---+---+--- 367|925|481 925|481|673 481|637|925 ---+---+--- 679|154|238 254|378|169 813|296|547
Puzzle #88 Solving .5.3.7.4.1.........3.......5.8.3.61....8..5.9.6..1........4...6...6927....2...9.. .5.|3.7|.4. 1..|...|... .3.|...|... ---+---+--- 5.8|.3.|61. ...|8..|5.9 .6.|.1.|... ---+---+--- ...|.4.|..6 ...|692|7.. ..2|...|9.. 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 478 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 493 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 494 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 495 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 510 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 512 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 513 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 519 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 523 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 524 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 525 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 526 tidbits of information #88 M: strong incompatibility on 9 at cell r3c1 (involving nodes r1c3#9 chain 2(0) and r1c1#9 chain 2(1)) 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 527 tidbits of information #88 M: strong incompatibility on 9 at cell r2c2 (involving nodes r1c3#9 chain 2(0) and r1c1#9 chain 2(1)) 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 528 tidbits of information #88 M: strong incompatibility on 9 at cell r2c3 (involving nodes r1c3#9 chain 2(0) and r1c1#9 chain 2(1)) 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 529 tidbits of information #88 M: strong incompatibility on 9 at cell r3c3 (involving nodes r1c3#9 chain 2(0) and r1c1#9 chain 2(1)) 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 530 tidbits of information #88 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 4 and 13 #88 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 12 and 16 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 532 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 533 tidbits of information #88 M: [chain 14(1)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 8] 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 535 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 539 tidbits of information #88 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 1 and 9 #88 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 9 and 15 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 541 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 542 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 543 tidbits of information #88 P: Chain 3(1) may be eliminated. 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 544 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 550 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 553 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 554 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 560 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 570 tidbits of information 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 570 tidbits of information 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 571 tidbits of information #88 M: strong incompatibility on 4 at cell r5c1 (involving nodes r3c1#4 chain 2(1) and r5c6#4 chain 2(0)) 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 572 tidbits of information #88 M: strong incompatibility on 2 at cell r1c1 (involving nodes r1c1#9 chain 2(0) and r6c1#2 chain 2(1)) 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 573 tidbits of information #88 M: strong incompatibility on 8 at cell r8c1 (involving nodes r1c1#8 chain 2(1) and r8c1#4 chain 2(0)) 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 574 tidbits of information #88 M: strong incompatibility on 9 at cell r6c1 (involving nodes r1c1#9 chain 2(0) and r6c1#2 chain 2(1)) 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 575 tidbits of information #88 M: [chain 5(0)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 2] 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 578 tidbits of information 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 578 tidbits of information #88 M: [chain 8(0)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 2] 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 581 tidbits of information 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 581 tidbits of information #88 M: strong incompatibility on 9 at cell r7c3 (involving nodes r1c3#9 chain 2(1) and r7c2#9 chain 2(0)) 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 582 tidbits of information 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 586 tidbits of information 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 587 tidbits of information 41 cells left to solve; 40 clues; 591 tidbits of information #88 M: strong incompatibility on 7 at cell r6c1 (involving nodes r6c1#2 chain 2(0) and r5c2#7 chain 2(1)) 41 cells left to solve; 40 clues; 592 tidbits of information 40 cells left to solve; 41 clues; 595 tidbits of information 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 606 tidbits of information 31 cells left to solve; 50 clues; 620 tidbits of information 24 cells left to solve; 57 clues; 627 tidbits of information 19 cells left to solve; 62 clues; 633 tidbits of information 9 cells left to solve; 72 clues; 646 tidbits of information #88 Done! (50 steps) 956327841127486395834951267548739612271864539369215478793548126415692783682173954 956|327|841 127|486|395 834|951|267 ---+---+--- 548|739|612 271|864|539 369|215|478 ---+---+--- 793|548|126 415|692|783 682|173|954
Puzzle #89 Solving ..5..8..18......9.......78....4.....64....9......53..2.6.........138..5....9.714. ..5|..8|..1 8..|...|.9. ...|...|78. ---+---+--- ...|4..|... 64.|...|9.. ...|.53|..2 ---+---+--- .6.|...|... ..1|38.|.5. ...|9.7|14. 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 471 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 482 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 487 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 488 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 489 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 490 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 491 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 492 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 494 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 496 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 497 tidbits of information #89 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 2 and 15 #89 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 2 and 16 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 499 tidbits of information #89 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 2 and 15 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 500 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 501 tidbits of information #89 P: Node r1c7#3 may be eliminated 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 502 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 504 tidbits of information #89 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 9 and 12 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 505 tidbits of information #89 P: Chain 1(1) may be eliminated. 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 508 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 516 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 523 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 525 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 526 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 527 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 528 tidbits of information #89 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 1 and 4 #89 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 1 and 5 #89 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 12 and 14 #89 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 14 and 15 #89 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 14 and 17 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 533 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 535 tidbits of information #89 P: Chain 2(1) may be eliminated. 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 536 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 540 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 541 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 542 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 543 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 546 tidbits of information #89 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 4 and 10 #89 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 5 and 15 #89 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 8 and 15 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 549 tidbits of information #89 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 11 and 16 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 550 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 551 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 552 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 553 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 559 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 561 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 562 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 564 tidbits of information 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 581 tidbits of information 37 cells left to solve; 44 clues; 600 tidbits of information 27 cells left to solve; 54 clues; 619 tidbits of information 17 cells left to solve; 64 clues; 632 tidbits of information 10 cells left to solve; 71 clues; 642 tidbits of information 1 cell left to solve; 80 clues; 648 tidbits of information #89 Done! (47 steps) 935748621876231594124695783512469378643872915789153462267514839491386257358927146 935|748|621 876|231|594 124|695|783 ---+---+--- 512|469|378 643|872|915 789|153|462 ---+---+--- 267|514|839 491|386|257 358|927|146
Puzzle #90 Solving ..........72.6.1....51...82.8...13..4.........37.9..1.....238..5.4..9.........79. ...|...|... .72|.6.|1.. ..5|1..|.82 ---+---+--- .8.|..1|3.. 4..|...|... .37|.9.|.1. ---+---+--- ...|.23|8.. 5.4|..9|... ...|...|79. 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 481 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 495 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 500 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 501 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 502 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 503 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 504 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 505 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 508 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 509 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 510 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 511 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 512 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 521 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 527 tidbits of information #90 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 12 and 15 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 528 tidbits of information #90 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 12 and 15 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 529 tidbits of information #90 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 12 and 15 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 530 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 531 tidbits of information #90 P: Chain 7(1) may be eliminated. 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 534 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 534 tidbits of information #90 P: Chain 8(1) may be eliminated. 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 536 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 540 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 544 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 547 tidbits of information #90 P: Chain 5(1) may be eliminated. 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 549 tidbits of information 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 566 tidbits of information 41 cells left to solve; 40 clues; 578 tidbits of information 39 cells left to solve; 42 clues; 584 tidbits of information 35 cells left to solve; 46 clues; 601 tidbits of information 27 cells left to solve; 54 clues; 619 tidbits of information 20 cells left to solve; 61 clues; 629 tidbits of information 12 cells left to solve; 69 clues; 638 tidbits of information 7 cells left to solve; 74 clues; 643 tidbits of information 2 cells left to solve; 79 clues; 648 tidbits of information #90 Done! (35 steps) 143258679872964153695137482986541327451372968237896514719623845564789231328415796 143|258|679 872|964|153 695|137|482 ---+---+--- 986|541|327 451|372|968 237|896|514 ---+---+--- 719|623|845 564|789|231 328|415|796
Puzzle #91 Solving ...658.....4......12............96.7...3..5....2.8...3..19..8..3.6.....4....473.. ...|658|... ..4|...|... 12.|...|... ---+---+--- ...|..9|6.7 ...|3..|5.. ..2|.8.|..3 ---+---+--- ..1|9..|8.. 3.6|...|..4 ...|.47|3.. 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 474 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 476 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 479 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 482 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 483 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 484 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 485 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 486 tidbits of information 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 517 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 521 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 531 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 535 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 538 tidbits of information #91 M: strong incompatibility on 2 at cell r9c8 (involving nodes r4c8#2 chain 7(0) and r9c4#2 chain 7(1)) 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 539 tidbits of information #91 M: strong incompatibility on 2 at cell r7c8 (involving nodes r4c8#2 chain 7(0) and r8c7#2 chain 7(1)) 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 540 tidbits of information #91 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 2 and 17 #91 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 3 and 14 #91 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 4 and 15 #91 M: weak 1/1 corner between linked 0/0 strong chains 6 and 17 #91 M: weak 1/1 corner between linked 0/0 strong chains 16 and 17 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 545 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 546 tidbits of information #91 M: strong incompatibility on 1 at cell r9c8 (involving nodes r9c4#1 chain 2(0) and r9c9#1 chain 2(1)) 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 547 tidbits of information #91 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 2 and 5 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 548 tidbits of information #91 P: Chain 2(1) may be eliminated. 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 557 tidbits of information 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 569 tidbits of information 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 573 tidbits of information 40 cells left to solve; 41 clues; 582 tidbits of information 34 cells left to solve; 47 clues; 593 tidbits of information 30 cells left to solve; 51 clues; 598 tidbits of information 27 cells left to solve; 54 clues; 604 tidbits of information 26 cells left to solve; 55 clues; 606 tidbits of information 26 cells left to solve; 55 clues; 607 tidbits of information 26 cells left to solve; 55 clues; 608 tidbits of information 26 cells left to solve; 55 clues; 609 tidbits of information 25 cells left to solve; 56 clues; 613 tidbits of information 21 cells left to solve; 60 clues; 624 tidbits of information 12 cells left to solve; 69 clues; 637 tidbits of information 8 cells left to solve; 73 clues; 642 tidbits of information 4 cells left to solve; 77 clues; 646 tidbits of information #91 Done! (35 steps) 937658241864291735125734986583419627649372518712586493471963852396825174258147369 937|658|241 864|291|735 125|734|986 ---+---+--- 583|419|627 649|372|518 712|586|493 ---+---+--- 471|963|852 396|825|174 258|147|369
Puzzle #92 Solving .2.3.......6..8.9.83.5........2...8.7.9..5........6..4.......1...1...4.22..7..8.9 .2.|3..|... ..6|..8|.9. 83.|5..|... ---+---+--- ...|2..|.8. 7.9|..5|... ...|..6|..4 ---+---+--- ...|...|.1. ..1|...|4.2 2..|7..|8.9 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 470 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 486 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 494 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 495 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 496 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 505 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 506 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 507 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 508 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 509 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 510 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 511 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 512 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 513 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 521 tidbits of information #92 M: strong incompatibility on 1 at cell r4c5 (involving nodes r5c4#1 chain 13(1) and r6c4#1 chain 13(0)) 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 522 tidbits of information #92 M: strong incompatibility on 1 at cell r4c6 (involving nodes r5c4#1 chain 13(1) and r6c4#1 chain 13(0)) 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 523 tidbits of information #92 M: strong incompatibility on 1 at cell r6c5 (involving nodes r5c4#1 chain 13(1) and r6c4#1 chain 13(0)) 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 524 tidbits of information #92 M: strong incompatibility on 1 at cell r5c5 (involving nodes r5c4#1 chain 13(1) and r6c4#1 chain 13(0)) 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 525 tidbits of information #92 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 3 and 16 #92 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 12 and 22 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 527 tidbits of information #92 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 12 and 22 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 528 tidbits of information #92 P: Chain 3(1) may be eliminated. 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 531 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 533 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 536 tidbits of information #92 M: strong incompatibility on 5 at cell r4c1 (involving nodes r4c1#6 chain 4(1) and r4c3#5 chain 4(0)) 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 537 tidbits of information #92 M: strong incompatibility on 5 at cell r8c1 (involving nodes r8c1#6 chain 4(0) and r9c3#5 chain 4(1)) 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 538 tidbits of information #92 M: [chain 14(0)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 20] 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 540 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 542 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 543 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 544 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 545 tidbits of information #92 M: [chain 16(1)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 21] 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 547 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 550 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 553 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 561 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 566 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 572 tidbits of information #92 M: [chain 9(1)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 5] 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 576 tidbits of information 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 578 tidbits of information #92 M: [chain 4(0)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 9] 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 580 tidbits of information 42 cells left to solve; 39 clues; 582 tidbits of information #92 M: [chain 11(1)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 4] 42 cells left to solve; 39 clues; 586 tidbits of information 39 cells left to solve; 42 clues; 588 tidbits of information #92 M: [chain 1(0)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 11] 39 cells left to solve; 42 clues; 591 tidbits of information 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 591 tidbits of information 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 594 tidbits of information #92 M: [chain 9(1)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 5] 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 600 tidbits of information 34 cells left to solve; 47 clues; 602 tidbits of information 34 cells left to solve; 47 clues; 604 tidbits of information #92 M: strong incompatibility on 3 at cell r8c6 (involving nodes r8c1#3 chain 1(0) and r4c6#3 chain 1(1)) 34 cells left to solve; 47 clues; 605 tidbits of information 33 cells left to solve; 48 clues; 609 tidbits of information 30 cells left to solve; 51 clues; 613 tidbits of information 30 cells left to solve; 51 clues; 614 tidbits of information 30 cells left to solve; 51 clues; 615 tidbits of information 29 cells left to solve; 52 clues; 617 tidbits of information 28 cells left to solve; 53 clues; 619 tidbits of information 26 cells left to solve; 55 clues; 622 tidbits of information 23 cells left to solve; 58 clues; 626 tidbits of information 19 cells left to solve; 62 clues; 632 tidbits of information 10 cells left to solve; 71 clues; 643 tidbits of information 1 cell left to solve; 80 clues; 648 tidbits of information #92 Done! (61 steps) 924361758156478293837592641613247985749185326582936174498623517371859462265714839 924|361|758 156|478|293 837|592|641 ---+---+--- 613|247|985 749|185|326 582|936|174 ---+---+--- 498|623|517 371|859|462 265|714|839
Puzzle #93 Solving .5..9....1.....6.....3.8.....8.4...9514.......3....2..........4.8...6..77..15..6. .5.|.9.|... 1..|...|6.. ...|3.8|... ---+---+--- ..8|.4.|..9 514|...|... .3.|...|2.. ---+---+--- ...|...|..4 .8.|..6|..7 7..|15.|.6. 59 cells left to solve; 22 clues; 468 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 482 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 483 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 484 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 485 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 486 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 487 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 488 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 489 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 490 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 491 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 492 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 493 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 498 tidbits of information #93 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 3 and 10 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 499 tidbits of information #93 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 3 and 6 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 500 tidbits of information #93 P: Node r7c1#9 may be eliminated 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 501 tidbits of information #93 P: Node r8c7#3 may be eliminated 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 502 tidbits of information #93 P: Node r8c8#3 may be eliminated 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 503 tidbits of information #93 P: Node r7c1#2 may be eliminated 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 504 tidbits of information #93 P: Node r8c1#9 may be eliminated 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 505 tidbits of information #93 P: Node r3c1#6 may be eliminated 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 506 tidbits of information #93 P: Node r3c2#6 may be eliminated 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 507 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 508 tidbits of information #93 P: Node r7c8#3 may be eliminated 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 509 tidbits of information #93 P: Node r7c2#2 may be eliminated 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 510 tidbits of information #93 P: Node r7c7#3 may be eliminated 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 511 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 512 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 514 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 515 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 516 tidbits of information 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 517 tidbits of information #93 P: Node r7c5#3 may be eliminated 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 518 tidbits of information #93 P: Node r5c5#7 may be eliminated 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 519 tidbits of information #93 P: Node r5c5#8 may be eliminated 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 520 tidbits of information #93 P: Chain 9(1) may be eliminated. 57 cells left to solve; 24 clues; 521 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 531 tidbits of information #93 M: strong incompatibility on 9 at cell r3c2 (involving nodes r3c1#9 chain 7(0) and r3c2#7 chain 7(1)) 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 532 tidbits of information #93 P: Chain 1(0) may be eliminated. 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 539 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 539 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 540 tidbits of information #93 M: weak 1/1 corner between linked 0/0 strong chains 4 and 5 #93 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 5 and 9 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 542 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 543 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 544 tidbits of information #93 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 6 and 7 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 545 tidbits of information #93 M: strong incompatibility on 1 at cell r6c9 (involving nodes r1c9#1 chain 1(0) and r6c5#1 chain 1(1)) 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 546 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 547 tidbits of information #93 W: 1 in columns 5,6,9 form a 3x3 closed circuit (Swordfish) 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 549 tidbits of information #93 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 1 and 14 #93 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 1 and 21 #93 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 5 and 17 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 552 tidbits of information #93 M: [chain 4(1)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 6] 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 560 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 563 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 564 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 569 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 574 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 577 tidbits of information 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 579 tidbits of information 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 582 tidbits of information 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 585 tidbits of information 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 586 tidbits of information #93 M: strong incompatibility on 2 at cell r2c2 (involving nodes r2c2#2 chain 1(1) and r3c1#2 chain 1(1)) 44 cells left to solve; 37 clues; 608 tidbits of information 21 cells left to solve; 60 clues; 624 tidbits of information 13 cells left to solve; 68 clues; 637 tidbits of information 7 cells left to solve; 74 clues; 643 tidbits of information 2 cells left to solve; 79 clues; 648 tidbits of information #93 Done! (64 steps) 856491372143572698927368451278645139514923786639817245361789524485236917792154863 856|491|372 143|572|698 927|368|451 ---+---+--- 278|645|139 514|923|786 639|817|245 ---+---+--- 361|789|524 485|236|917 792|154|863
Puzzle #94 Solving .....2.......7...17..3...9.8..7......2.89.6...13..6....9..5.824.....891.......... ...|..2|... ...|.7.|..1 7..|3..|.9. ---+---+--- 8..|7..|... .2.|89.|6.. .13|..6|... ---+---+--- .9.|.5.|824 ...|..8|91. ...|...|... 58 cells left to solve; 23 clues; 462 tidbits of information 55 cells left to solve; 26 clues; 481 tidbits of information 54 cells left to solve; 27 clues; 483 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 491 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 492 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 493 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 499 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 500 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 501 tidbits of information #94 M: weak 0/0 corner between linked 1/1 strong chains 1 and 5 #94 M: weak 1/0 corner between linked 0/1 strong chains 1 and 17 #94 M: weak 0/1 corner between linked 1/0 strong chains 8 and 10 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 504 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 508 tidbits of information 53 cells left to solve; 28 clues; 509 tidbits of information 51 cells left to solve; 30 clues; 521 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 526 tidbits of information 49 cells left to solve; 32 clues; 534 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 539 tidbits of information 47 cells left to solve; 34 clues; 543 tidbits of information 46 cells left to solve; 35 clues; 549 tidbits of information 43 cells left to solve; 38 clues; 560 tidbits of information 39 cells left to solve; 42 clues; 576 tidbits of information 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 582 tidbits of information 34 cells left to solve; 47 clues; 594 tidbits of information 30 cells left to solve; 51 clues; 601 tidbits of information 29 cells left to solve; 52 clues; 603 tidbits of information #94 M: strong incompatibility on 5 at cell r1c1 (involving nodes r1c2#5 chain 5(1) and r3c2#5 chain 5(0)) 29 cells left to solve; 52 clues; 604 tidbits of information #94 M: strong incompatibility on 5 at cell r1c3 (involving nodes r1c2#5 chain 2(1) and r3c2#5 chain 2(0)) 29 cells left to solve; 52 clues; 605 tidbits of information #94 M: strong incompatibility on 4 at cell r2c3 (involving nodes r2c3#2 chain 2(0) and r3c2#4 chain 2(1)) 29 cells left to solve; 52 clues; 606 tidbits of information #94 M: [chain 1(0)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 2] 29 cells left to solve; 52 clues; 609 tidbits of information 27 cells left to solve; 54 clues; 611 tidbits of information #94 M: [chain 1(0)] can be eliminated due to conflicting weak link to [chain 3] 27 cells left to solve; 54 clues; 625 tidbits of information 14 cells left to solve; 67 clues; 635 tidbits of information 9 cells left to solve; 72 clues; 641 tidbits of information 4 cells left to solve; 77 clues; 646 tidbits of information #94 Done! (33 steps) 659412378238679451741385296865723149427891635913546782396157824574268913182934567 659|412|378 238|679|451 741|385|296 ---+---+--- 865|723|149 427|891|635 913|546|782 ---+---+--- 396|157|824 574|268|913 182|934|567
Puzzle #95 Solving 3...8.......7....51..............36...2..4....7...........6.13..452...........8.. 3..|.8.|... ...|7..|..5 1..|...|... ---+---+--- ...|...|36. ..2|..4|... .7.|...|... ---+---+--- ...|.6.|13. .45|2..|... ...|...|8.. 64 cells left to solve; 17 clues; 411 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 429 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 431 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 432 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 434 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 435 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 436 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 437 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 438 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 439 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 440 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 441 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 443 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 444 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 445 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 447 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 449 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 451 tidbits of information 62 cells left to solve; 19 clues; 480 tidbits of information 56 cells left to solve; 25 clues; 499 tidbits of information 52 cells left to solve; 29 clues; 522 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 527 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 528 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 529 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 544 tidbits of information #95 W: 3 in rows 2,8 form a 2x2 closed circuit (X-Wing) 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 547 tidbits of information 50 cells left to solve; 31 clues; 555 tidbits of information 48 cells left to solve; 33 clues; 565 tidbits of information 45 cells left to solve; 36 clues; 573 tidbits of information 38 cells left to solve; 43 clues; 590 tidbits of information 33 cells left to solve; 48 clues; 602 tidbits of information 27 cells left to solve; 54 clues; 611 tidbits of information 24 cells left to solve; 57 clues; 617 tidbits of information 21 cells left to solve; 60 clues; 630 tidbits of information 13 cells left to solve; 68 clues; 640 tidbits of information 4 cells left to solve; 77 clues; 647 tidbits of information #95 Done! (36 steps) 354186927298743615167952483481527369932614578576398241729865134845231796613479852 354|186|927 298|743|615 167|952|483 ---+---+--- 481|527|369 932|614|578 576|398|241 ---+---+--- 729|865|134 845|231|796 613|479|852

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