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  Topic: Daily puzzles terminated?
csc

Replies: 2
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PostForum: General discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 02, 2007 4:05 am   Subject: Daily puzzles terminated?
Thanks Marty.
Glad to know I'm not the only one.
  Topic: Daily puzzles terminated?
csc

Replies: 2
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PostForum: General discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 02, 2007 3:14 am   Subject: Daily puzzles terminated?
The archives stop at the puzzles for Sat 29 Jun. Is it my computer or is it a site problem, or have the daily puzzles been terminated.

Could someone please advise.
Thanks.
  Topic: 5 JUne difficult -has this technique got a name?
csc

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PostForum: Daily Sudoku puzzles   Posted: Thu Sep 20, 2007 3:23 pm   Subject: 5 jun 07 most straightforward solution
I've just completed this puzzle, after having read the discussion on it. I was at the same position as George, when I got stumped. Seems to me that the most straightforward route is as suggested by ...
  Topic: Jan 6, 2007
csc

Replies: 7
Views: 14721

PostForum: Daily Sudoku puzzles   Posted: Mon Jun 04, 2007 1:01 am   Subject: Jan 6, 2007
Thanks, Steve.
This must be the first time the Draw/Play solver uses an xyz wing to give a hint?
regards
scchua
  Topic: Jan 6, 2007
csc

Replies: 7
Views: 14721

PostForum: Daily Sudoku puzzles   Posted: Sun Jun 03, 2007 3:06 am   Subject: 6 jan 07 revisited
Steve,
Your solution proceeded from:


+------------+------------+--------------+
| 3 2 1 | 56 7 68 | 48 9 458 |
| 789 5 78 | 4 389 2 | 678 1368 18 |
| 789 6 4 | 35 389 ...
  Topic: 18 dec 06 an alternative route please
csc

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PostForum: Daily Sudoku puzzles   Posted: Thu May 31, 2007 12:25 am   Subject: 18 dec 06 an alternative route please
Thanks, Steve and Mogulmeister.
Yes, a definitely more elegant route than my roundabout one.
regards
scchua
  Topic: 18 dec 06 an alternative route please
csc

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PostForum: Daily Sudoku puzzles   Posted: Wed May 30, 2007 11:33 am   Subject: 18 dec 06 an alternative route please
I proceeded from below via:
xy chain r2c8 - r3c7 - r3c3 - r3c2 - r8c2, eliminating candidate 9 in r8c8, after which an xy wing: pivot 47 in r8c8 and pincers r9c8, r8c2, eliminating candidate 9 in r9c ...
  Topic: 6 dec 06 please help
csc

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PostForum: Daily Sudoku puzzles   Posted: Mon May 28, 2007 2:37 am   Subject: 6 dec 06
Dear Mogulmeister and Marty,
I too saw the "extra" 8 in r6c3, but it was ignored based on the following logic:
Strong links r6c9 - r4c8 and r4c8 - r7c8 and r7c8 - r7c5 all together form a ...
  Topic: 6 dec 06 please help
csc

Replies: 14
Views: 23517

PostForum: Daily Sudoku puzzles   Posted: Sun May 27, 2007 2:35 pm   Subject: 6 dec 06
M, thanks.
finally got what you mean.
regards
scchua
  Topic: 6 dec 06 please help
csc

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PostForum: Daily Sudoku puzzles   Posted: Sun May 27, 2007 5:41 am   Subject: 6 dec 06 please help
Dear M,
I'm such a novice at strong links that even with your hint on the 8's, I can't make it work, but not for want of trying. Thus, all (I think) of the strong links on 8's are:

(1) r1c1 - r8c ...
  Topic: 6 dec 06 please help
csc

Replies: 14
Views: 23517

PostForum: Daily Sudoku puzzles   Posted: Sat May 26, 2007 1:06 am   Subject: 6 dec 06
Hello Mogulmeister
Thanks for your reply.
It was smooth sailing after the xy-wing you pointed out.
I tried your other 2 lines of attack. I found a skyscraper on 7, and a 2 string kite on 1, after ...
  Topic: 6 dec 06 please help
csc

Replies: 14
Views: 23517

PostForum: Daily Sudoku puzzles   Posted: Fri May 25, 2007 7:36 am   Subject: 6 dec 06 please help
I got as far as this. Could someone please render assistance. I've tried using all the techniques I know, but to no avail.
Thank you for the help.
Regards
scchua


|78| -6-|278|12---| -4-| - ...
  Topic: 4 Nov 06 Please Help
csc

Replies: 2
Views: 8230

PostForum: Daily Sudoku puzzles   Posted: Fri May 04, 2007 3:54 am   Subject: 4 nov 06
Thank you Steve. I'm most embarassed...
Regards
scchua
  Topic: 4 Nov 06 Please Help
csc

Replies: 2
Views: 8230

PostForum: Daily Sudoku puzzles   Posted: Fri May 04, 2007 1:48 am   Subject: 4 Nov 06 Please Help
I got as far as this. I must be missing a technique?
Thank you for the help.
Regards
scchua


|24------ |24-------- | --1--- | -5-- | -6-| 9 | 7 | --3-- | --8--|
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