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An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #47: "Wacky Sudokus"

Other puzzles in this series



Welcome to the eleventh puzzle in this series! For more information about the series, see the first puzzle and the introduction. Enjoy!


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Can you ascend this puzzle and reach the top?

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RULES:

  • Normal Sudoku rules apply
  • There are gaps in the grid, these do not 'block' a row or column in any way, and get jumped
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Final solution:

final board

Starting simple by filling in most 2s and 4s
step 1

Filling in the left column of boxes from completing boxes, hidden singles, and one row and one column
step 2

Some more box, row, and column completion
step 3

From this to the final solution is pretty trivial:
final board

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    $\begingroup$ Yup! This was a very easy one, it was hard to make it difficult as it’s almost a normal sudoku. Final three coming soon, and they should all be a bit more interesting :) $\endgroup$ Jan 20 '21 at 18:49

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