Can you place mines on a 7x7 Minesweeper grid such that each number from 0 to 8 appears exactly twice?

A similar question about a 5x5 grid: All numbers in a 5x5 Minesweeper grid

Good luck!


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It feels like there's more slack in here for other solutions


Solution 1


Solution 2


Solution 3

  • $\begingroup$ Good luck solving any of those. :D $\endgroup$ Sep 16, 2019 at 16:05

Here is another way of completing this puzzle:

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  • $\begingroup$ This answer is also correct and I love the symmetry. Unfortunately I can only accept the first correct answer. $\endgroup$ Sep 16, 2019 at 11:46
  • $\begingroup$ @DmitryKamenetsky Please post an answer with $MathJax$ so that l can see it. I can't access lmgur images. See my profile. $\endgroup$ Mar 7, 2020 at 2:44

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