Tag Archives: Easter Monster

The Easter Monster Falls


This post carries out the last remaining cluster merge trial, blue-to-purple, to its conclusion, and solves the Easter Monster with the help of limited patterns developed in this blog. A red-to-maroon cluster merge was verified in the post of April … Continue reading

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LPO Color Trials on the Easter Monster


Unable to merge the corner clusters of the Easter Monster left by the opening volley, the previous post put four possible cluster merges on the trial docket, working from the solving grid of post 3/18/14. This post disposes of two, … Continue reading

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Core Patterns in the Easter Monster


This post continues the siege of the Easter Monster with a pattern analysis seeking to merge four corner clusters into two. The previous post found patterns supporting a merge of blue and yellow. There are three more merge mappings to … Continue reading

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Advancing the Colors On The Easter Monster


The assault on Easter Monster continues with coloring induced by the SK loop, and a plan for  cluster mergers  by means of  pattern analysis on the monster’s favorite numbers: 1, 2, 6 and 7. We’re off to a good start … Continue reading

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Kurzhals’ Easter Monster Volley in SetLink


This post exhibits SudokuOne’s setlink diagram of Steve Kurzhal’s  in sysudoku format, showing the direct correspondence to Sudoku Snakes naked double loop. The chute loop is known as an SK-1 Loop on the New Player’s Forum.  A matrix version of … Continue reading

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Steve’s Opening Volley on the Easter Monster


This post reviews an  opening  salvo of eliminations on the Easter Monster.  The same attack has been reported in a several very different ways on Sudoku web sites. In the coming posts, the opening attack is analyzed, and the crippled … Continue reading

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