January 07, 2011

Friday Puzzles #86

A yajilin puzzle this week, dearest reader. Although this is only another little ‘un this week, I am beginning to convince myself it’s harder to squeeze out elegant yajilin in small sizes than it is for larger sizes.

Incidentally, this might have been a candidate for my alternative yajilin presentation (see here and here ) – my first draft has only six non-redundant numbers – although the positioning of each of the clues is actually quite crucial. Still, I like the whole 0/1/2/3 thing I managed to get out of it, so this time it stays in classic yajilin format. Enjoy!

#112 Yajilin – rated medium

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  1. TheSubro

    That was a smart fun puzzle. Thanks.

    TheSubro

    07 Jan 2011, 13:05

  2. Thomas Collyer

    You’re welcome – here’s hoping I can keep it up!

    07 Jan 2011, 15:05

  3. Marcin Mucha

    Really nice and original theme (or at least I haven’t seen anything like this before) !

    Marcin

    07 Jan 2011, 17:06


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