I got stuck on this nonogram (picross) from the game “Murder by Numbers”:


What is the next step from here?

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    $\begingroup$ It looks like in row 7, the third 2 is constrained. $\endgroup$
    – xnor
    Jan 21 at 21:26
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    $\begingroup$ Also, in row 7/8/9, the leftmost 2s in each row cannot all be satisfied in column 1, nor can they all be satisfied in column 3. $\endgroup$ Jan 21 at 22:41

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As per the comment by xnor, R7C9 has to be black. After filling this in, I was able to proceed and complete the puzzle. Jeremy's hint also proved useful later on in the puzzle.


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