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March 06, 2010

Friday Puzzles #34: bonus

So I was a little disappointed that my temporary place-holding rant was more interesting than my permanent Friday puzzle. On the other hand, that puzzle was written in about 5 minutes on the train back from the middle of nowhere. This bonus puzzle was nearing completion on that same train journey, but unfortunately we arrived into my station.

So the twisted-symmetry from yesterday is nearly there, presented in to what my eye is far more elegant form than the original puzzle. Where it is broken, I hope you’ll forgive me as the consolation is that the end of the solve will stop and make you think a little. Enjoy this bonus puzzle!

#041 Masyu – rated medium

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