Tag Archives: Dave Green

Another Dave Green Sysudoku Basic Workout


This post details  another Sunday Dave Green 5-star coming ever so close to breaking the limit that Dave seems to impose on his Sunday puzzles. It appeared in the 9/15/2019 edition of the Akron Beacon Journal. My grid is unimpressed … Continue reading

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A Surprising Dave Green Sunday 5-Star


My Sunday morning ritual Sudoku, the Dave Green 5-star of September 3, 2017,  sent me upstairs for PowerPoint support. This one breaks tradition by surviving Sysudoku basic, and with a heavy line marking. After no other advanced progress,  a four … Continue reading

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Dave Green’s Three Column Bypass 3-Fill


This post traces the bypass solution of Dave Green’s Friday **** of July 7, 2017, an amazing follow up to my recent addition of 3-fill’s to the slink marking bypass. This puzzle, starting with  three column 3-fills among the givens, … Continue reading

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Green’s Labor Day Sunday 5-Star


The last Sudoku of Dave Green’s Labor Day Weekend, the Sunday 5-Star, has a challenging sysudokie bypass and line marking, barely staying within the lines of basic solving. Even on a ©PowerPoint grid, this puzzle would be a nightmare with … Continue reading

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Green’s Labor Day Weekend Workout


Here I checkpoint the bypass on the correct version of Dave Green’s 9/03/16 Saturday 4-Star, and assign my readers to try the bypass on his Sunday puzzle. The series of three demonstrates how the challenge and efficiency of the bypass … Continue reading

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Recovering From a Small Disaster


This post corrects an incorrect homework assignment, and announces some changes in Sysudoku due to a switch to a new computer and updated operating system. Last week was not a good one. On Tuesday I posted an incorrect puzzle for … Continue reading

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Dave’s Friday Labor Day Four-Star


This post traces basic solving on the first of three Labor Day puzzles by Dave Green.  The series is an opportunity to highlight the efficient and uncluttered basic level Sudoku solving with the slink marking bypass. In keeping with the … Continue reading

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Adopting the Slink Marking Bypass


This post reviews the origins of the slink marking bypass, now adopted for Sysudoku basic solving. A bypass trace on Very Hard 28 illustrates the challenge available in a basic level puzzle.   It also kicks off a series of  Dave … Continue reading

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An Update on the Slink Marking Bypass


This first post of 2015 updates sysudokies on the slink marking bypass, a preliminary stage of box marking introduced in late 2014. Experience now warrants that the bypass, as it will now be referred to, be accorded a permanent starting … Continue reading

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Just One More Dave Green


Here we savor one more basic solving 5-star gem by Dave Green, appearing in my paper, the Akron Beacon Journal, October 19, 2014. My plan was to conclude the Dave Green portion of the Sysudoku basic solving clinic with the … Continue reading

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