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Sue Defeats the Slippery Wex 428


The third Weekly Extremes review puzzle is another rewrite, in which an extreme level pattern analysis is made unnecessary by an advanced technique overlooked at first reading. Taxes in? On the review, Wex 428 was easy on us through basic … Continue reading

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A Colorful Verification Creams Wex 427


The second Weekly Extreme review puzzle, 427 is prey of a Sue de Coq verification trial, but I had to get out the crayons to do it. Non WECers, did you like your first Weekly Extreme Competition puzzle? If you … Continue reading

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HM Easter Monster Solved


This post finishes the HM Easter Monster with Sue de Coq, X-chain ANL, coloring trials, and a remote pair. It ends with a summary of the Hanson and Marans review In the last post, trials of blue and green wrapped … Continue reading

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Advancing through GM 5


This post checkpoints the bv scan and a verification of a decisive Sue de Coq in GM 5 of the Sudoku, vol.3 Grand Master collection. It also introduces GM 95, an extremely unbalanced puzzle that is due for an intense … Continue reading

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Solving The Golden Nugget


Just in time for New Years, the Golden Nugget falls on the fourth exocet trial.  The monster gets creamed by the convergence of three powerful, but entirely accessible sysudoku tactics:   exocet trials, enumerated and sliced patterns, and the Sue de … Continue reading

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Sysudoku Sue de Coq


This post details forms of Sue de Coq  not revealed  in the founding post of October 24, 2005, widening the definition of classic Sue de Coq to all ALS and including a single alternate version. It introduces another form of … Continue reading

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