Tag Archives: irregular XYZ

Reviewing James Forest’s Classic Sudoku


This post presents a Sysudoku solution of the Classic 24, from James Forest’s Book 30. We’ll do every 24th Classic. The first suggests an easy basic and an interesting diversity of advanced methods. The bypass fills the East boxes with … Continue reading

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Berthier’s xyt-chains in THLS


Next we review the introduction of xyt-chains in The Hidden Logic of Sudoku. These are modified XY-chains which allow extra candidates in the chain cells, and unlike regular XY-chains, make eliminations regardless of whether the chain starting candidate is true … Continue reading

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Insane 425 Introduces the Boomerang


This post checkpoints a stunning XYZ finish on Insane 415 and demonstrates a cluster merge by LPO with Insane 425, as part of a review of KrazyDad’s Insane collection on http://www.krazydad.com .  A spotting technique is explained and named for a type of … Continue reading

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