Monthly Archives: August 2013

Nice Loop Coloring of Insane 465


In this post, KrazyDad wins a skirmish in our friendly difference of opinion on Insane guessing.  Jim’s Insane 465 convinces  me to put a cluster color on trial, as I have done only for confirmation of multiple solutions.  But the … Continue reading

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Insane 455 Does a Twisting Pink Olive Dive


This post presents a second demonstration of LPO pattern slicing,  which divides patterns of a number into two disjoint sets, often extending Medusa coloring in the process..  This new coloring LPO method puts Insane 455 down with two convincing blows,  … Continue reading

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An Insane 445 Pattern Slicing Demo


In this revised post, difficult line marking leaves a semi-monster. It is whittled down to a decisive double ANL, which can be duplicated instructively by pattern slicing.  The review puzzle, Insane volume 4, book 4, number 5, with thousands more, … Continue reading

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Insane 435 By Irregular XYZ and ANL


The third puzzle in a review of the KrazyDad’s Insane collection, Insane v.4, b.3, n.5,  succumbs to bv scan removals.  Some a bit unusual, but no new  ground broken.  The collection resides at http://www.krazydad.com . The updated basic trace includes … Continue reading

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