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The Peter Gordon Fishing Guide


We leave November and basic solving with a review of Peter Gordon’s advanced solving recommendations in his Mensa® Guide to Solving Sudoku, now re-issued as the PuzzleWright Guide etc. After a brief summary of the Guide’s general failings, this post … Continue reading

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The SudoPod?


When I ran across, in http://www.sudowiki.org, Andrew Stuart’s treatment of a pattern he says is “poached straight from Sudopedia”, I thought  there must be a serious disagreement in the Sudoku community over the use of the term “Franken fish”.  Andrew’s … Continue reading

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Finned Mutant Fish


This revised post illustrates how the n base, n cover rule is applied in the mutant fish economy. An example of a valid finned fish is followed by a homework assignment checkpointed by a forward link to the Hodoku review … Continue reading

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Unraveling the Mutant Fish


This revised post explains what mutant fish are, and the rule used to eliminate candidates. It offers a hard-to- find proof that this rule works, and some spotting tips. Regular fish, finned fish, and sashimi fish are candidate elimination methods … Continue reading

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