Tag Archives: X-chain

Alary at His Stingiest


This post details the solving of the Antoine Alary review puzzle More Extreme 104, featuring a laborious line marking leading to a sea of candidates. Then the day is saved by Antoine’s escape hatch, maintaining a reasonably advanced level of … Continue reading

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Alternating X-Loops


X-loops of significance are alternating wink and slink, and pure slink loops over candidates of the same number, or such loops almost perfectly alternating.  They produce removals and clues.  Today we go around alternating X-Loops. First, solutions for diabolical 239.  … Continue reading

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