Tag Archives: ALS ANL terminals

Softening left page ultrahardcore 353


Here is another puzzle the DIY oriented solvers suggest is too hard for human solving, even as the moves they find are too instructive to ignore.  This post gets quickly to ALS methods that demand exhaustive enumeration from the DIY … Continue reading

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Preparing a Pattern Trial on UHC 179


This post does Basic and reports humanly practical results from the two review solvers on  ultrahardcore 179. Then for a stall breaking trial, we turn to  the limited value patterns, and their discovery through the X-panel view and freeform drawing.  … Continue reading

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KD Insane 485 One Clue Better


  The Sudokuwiki solution of Insane 485 is reported, starting with the ALS boomerang, but with an extra clue provided by a rare pattern trial. It so happens that one of the two candidates of the ALS 9-group belongs to … Continue reading

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