Monthly Archives: July 2019

Lucky Panda 480 Ends the Review


The last review Sudoku of the Lucky Panda Books 500 Sudoku Puzzles, 480, finishes on message with Sysudoku’s choices of bv mining tools, the XY railway and coloring. If you have time for nothing else, you might try your hand … Continue reading

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Lucky Panda 432 Displays a Reversed Boxline


Lucky Panda 432 offers a clear example of a less encountered type of boxline, on the way to becoming a Sysudoku Basic casualty. In line marking, the newly formed naked pair 13 removes 3r2c4, leaving two aligned 3’s in the … Continue reading

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Three Lucky Pandas


This post is a quick report on Lucky Panda Books 288, 336 and 384, with solutions similar to the five covered in the review. In 288, the bypass starts well on a 3-fill, but dries up fast.   A grid … Continue reading

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