Category Archives: Monster

Posts reporting on the solving of monster puzzles.

Bird’s JE Solution of Unsolvable 197


This post comments on David P. Bird’s Junior Exocet soutions of Unsolvables 190 and 197, posted in comments on Andrew Stuart’s Weekly Unsolvables page.  Bird describes his JE definition as a means of spotting exocet patterns.  However, it can  be … Continue reading

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Completing CLEF for Unsolvable 197


This post notes how base candidate combinations of an exocet can be reduced in additional ways, then continues the exocet trials of Unsolvable 197 by means of Sysudoku Chute Lettering Exocet Filter.  This technique is, in part, a systematic way … Continue reading

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CLEF Homework on Unsolvable 190


Here is a checkpoint Sysudoku reader’s homework on the Sysudoku Cross Line Exocet Filter introduced in the previous post. Was it hard?  I stumbled many times on the 3467 case of the last week, and I may need corrections on … Continue reading

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The Sysudoku Cross Line Exocet Filter


This post introduces a human engineered filtering method for reducing  exocet trials, in number and complexity.  The method is designed to follow the Sysudoku Chute Lettering  technique  introduced previously in this series of posts on the Andrew Stuart Unsolvables .  … Continue reading

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More 8-Pattern Trials on Unsolvable 190


This post continues  the resolution of the 8-patterns of Unsolvable 190 to a conclusion.  In the previous post, setup for the  double exocet solution was defined by a chute lettering table.  A freeform enumeration on the 8-panel divided six patterns … Continue reading

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Sysudoku for Unsolvabrights


In this post, two distinctly Sysudoku techniques have roles in a pattern trial of an Andrew Stuart Unsolvable, this time #183 of January 16, 2016. First, pattern (template) analysis on two numbers finds compatible partial patterns for a coloring trial. … Continue reading

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The Chute Tabled Exocet of Unsolvable 181


This is a Thursday extra post reporting the sysudokie hand solving of an Andrew Stuart Unsolvable, #181 of January 2, 2016. It applies a tabulation method to resolve context of a double exocet, accepting their common solution for trials. I … Continue reading

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