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DEATH (collaboration)

(Eingestellt am 4. Januar 2022, 22:20 Uhr von grkles)

This puzzle is a collaboration between myself and the incredible setter Tyrgannus, and is the final boss of the Revelations sudoku pack that we released on the CtC Fan Discord at the beginning of December. The feedback on this puzzle has been overwhelmingly positive, so I thought I would post it here for a wider audience. I hope you enjoy!

Normal sudoku rules apply. Clues outside the grid are either X-Sum, Sandwich, or Skyscraper clues (rules for each given below); however, the solver must determine which clue is of which kind. Letters in clues outside the grid refer to the digit in the cell marked with that letter. (Different letters may refer to the same digit; the letters are used to indicate location in the grid only.)

X-Sums: For X-Sums clues, the clue outside the grid gives the sum of the first X cells in that row or column, where X is the first digit when seen from that direction.

Sandwich Sums: For Sandwich clues, the clue outside the grid gives the sum of the digits which appear between the 1 and 9 (the "crust" cells) in that row or column.

Skyscrapers: For Skyscraper clues, treat each digit in the grid as a building of that height. The clue outside the grid gives the number of buildings seen along that row or column from that direction, where taller buildings hide shorter buildings.

Play online at f-puzzles.com
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Lösungscode: Column 6, followed by column 7 (18 digits, no spaces).

Gelöst von Niverio, fjam, PulverizingPancake, Andrewsarchus, RJBlarmo, twobear, marcmees, Vebby, PrimeWeasel, Steven R, abed hawila, polar, Dentones, ICHTUES, galgamer, StefanSch, jgreenfield, zlotnleo, Qodec, pwfd, Tony, tinounou, KNT, zetamath, Krokant, IGoUnseen, Ultimatemeowmix
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Zuletzt geändert am 12. Januar 2022, 20:48 Uhr

am 12. Januar 2022, 18:01 Uhr von Tony
This one is so hard and so nice. Some wrong deductions I made finally helped the solve. Btw, does anyone know how to join the CtC Fan Discord? I can't find it on Discord.

@Tony: here you go! https://discord.gg/crackingthecryptic

Zuletzt geändert am 8. Januar 2022, 22:14 Uhr

am 8. Januar 2022, 07:43 Uhr von jgreenfield
An absolutely remarkable puzzle!

A word of warning -- if you open this in the CtC app, remember to not spend two hours reading the 4*H clue as a forty-H clue. It leads to a very nice logic chain that utterly destroys the "G" clue.

~~ @jgreenfield, sorry about that, I forgot to update the CTC link when I clarified that clue! It's fixed now... :)

Zuletzt geändert am 8. Januar 2022, 02:07 Uhr

am 8. Januar 2022, 02:07 Uhr von StefanSch
A really nice challange!

am 6. Januar 2022, 20:11 Uhr von ICHTUES
Really cool idea, thank you very much!

am 6. Januar 2022, 15:36 Uhr von abed hawila
Brutal puzzle! very rewarding deductions through the solve! thanks grkles and tyrgannus!

am 6. Januar 2022, 12:46 Uhr von glum_hippo
I'd propose a layout like this: https://f-puzzles.com/?id=y4yps9r8 where the letters in the grid are not blocking the view of pencil marks

am 6. Januar 2022, 01:06 Uhr von Steven R
Finally! I broke this so many times, not sure how. Well worth persisting with, it's a wonderful puzzle.

am 5. Januar 2022, 18:30 Uhr von PrimeWeasel
'And I heard, as it were, the noise of thunder: one of the four beasts saying: "Come and see." And I saw'

am 5. Januar 2022, 13:25 Uhr von marcmees
enjoyed that. thanks.

am 5. Januar 2022, 06:06 Uhr von twobear
Great one with very nice flow. Thanks a lot!

am 4. Januar 2022, 22:22 Uhr von Niverio
One of the best puzzles I have ever solved. An absolute masterpiece collabaration.

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