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May 06, 2011

Friday Puzzles #103

This week, two puzzle types which I believe have never featured on this blog before – oh the novelty! Moreover, since this is the case, they are somewhat instructional in style – seasoned solvers will have no problems with these at all. The LITS is actually in my opinion a puzzle which solves well, and anyone who reads British newspapers will have seen mini shikaku puzzles in print – not that I’d argue that this is example is too much better than one of those, but there we go. Enjoy!

#129 Shikaku – rated easy

#130 LITS – rated easy

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  • I like the appearance of the solution. :P Nice one. by Prasanna Seshadri on this entry
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