Tag Archives: Cage Splitting

Puzzle difficulty

First of all, I posted a Killer X puzzle rated THINKER for today. I would like to know how difficult you find this one. Regarding the INSANE puzzle posted on Friday – I see that there has been a lot of discussion regarding it’s difficulty and the difficulty of some other puzzles posted last week. […]

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Changes in difficulty level

I must let you know that I’ve been working on improving the part of my software that determines the difficulty of a puzzle. Therefore, for the puzzle that I will post in a few moments, if you try to open it in “Perfect Sudoku” software, you will get a different rating from what’s indicated in […]

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Cindy’s puzzle

Cindy, one of our regular visitors kindly asked me to post a daily puzzle today and I couldn’t say no :). So, even that I usually don’t do it on Saturday’s – you can find a very nice Killer Sudoku on the Daily page. It’s interesting that this one after the usual procedure of finding […]

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September 27 solved!? Or…

I’ve received a possible solution for September 27 puzzle using only minor trial and error from udosuk. Here are his comments. You can also download the images that he sent: Firstly, the first pic (dk0927a.png) shows the steps I last posted which narrows R[1,2]C7 to {25} and then some more… From there I’ve worked out […]

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Cage Splitting – Killer Sudoku

Ok, here is the explanation of the “Cage/fence splitting” solving technique for Killer Sudoku puzzles that I promised before. I will use the puzzle posted on Friday, October 7 and solve it step by step using this method. We extend the idea of the “innies” and “outies” solving technique, except that you’re not looking for […]

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