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A Pink Pattern Trial on Insane 495


LPO is delayed one post in the Sudokuwiki aided update of the KD Insane review, because two more effective methods are highlighted in KD Insane 495 of 10/08/13. A second ALS boomerang turns up, and after a similar pattern analysis … Continue reading

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A Boomer Inspired Pattern Trial in 495


In the original review, KrazyDad Insane 495 was an example of Limited Pattern Overlay, but eluded a decisive solution by LPO. In this update, Stuart’s Sudokuwiki “runs out of known strategies”, but makes some spectacular plays, including an ALS boomerang … Continue reading

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Sudokuwiki Finds an ALS Boomerang


Insane v.4 b.8 n.5, the eighth puzzle of a review of the KrazyDad Insane collection on http://www.krazydad.com, defies Andrew Stuart’s Sudokuwiki, and requires the trial of a pattern sliced cluster to be brought down. But it survives long enough to add a … Continue reading

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