Tag Archives: uniqueness

Another Look at Ardson Very Hard v.2 38

This post brings up an interesting question about the multiple solution puzzle: Does its ambiguity prevent strictly logical solving from reaching a solution? Introducing the first selected review puzzle of the A.D. Ardson Very Hard v.2 collection on April 11, … Continue reading

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THLS Limps In On Chains

This post identifies the conjugacy chain, the last fundamental chain type to be introduced in The Hidden Logic of Sudoku, as a weakened X-chain.  Since the last few chapters introduce extensions for XY chains, it becomes clear that THLS is … Continue reading

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