Questions tagged [grid-deduction]

Puzzles such as Sudoku or Kakuro, where the final state of a pre-existing grid must be deduced logically through clues placed within and/or around the grid. For puzzles where you are given a list of clues which can be used to compose a grid to solve them logically, use the [logic-grid] tag instead.

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Does it exist a way to solve visually by using a grid or to find the truth among a set of five people telling different statements?

I am having problems with trying to solve this riddle therefore I am looking for help. The situation is as follows: At a semiconductor laboratory in Hsinchu a security guard caught five ...
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Solve the pattern! (game)

Okay, so this is based off of https://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/puzzles/js/pattern.html And, my cousin made a random pattern and gave it for me to solve. Unfortunately, the logic is ...
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Numberlink strategy

Note: This is not asking for a general strategy, you can find that here. Is the following a valid strategy in solving Numberlink (Flow Free) puzzles (I like to call it 'unwrapping the grid'): ...
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Arrangement at the puzzling class

PSE open a puzzling class. 16 students join the class. the classroom have 16 chairs arranged in (4 x 4) grid. ...
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Fixing a Binairo Mistake

The rules of Binairo are simple: 1) Each row and column must have an equal number of black and white circles. 2) There can be no horizontal/vertical line of three like-color circles. Starting ...
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Heyawake - help continue puzzle (2)

Hint needed. The cells marked with dots must be white.
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WITLESS Inscription 5

2 days ago, TheGreatEscaper had to take down Inscription 5 of WITLESS - A Puzzling Journey, due to (can you clarify TheGreatEscaper?) the lack of a solution. Can anyone think of a valid Inscription ...
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Can someone solve this kakuro?

Can someone solve this? Please tell me how you did it. Source: Puzzle Page app
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5 subjects and their marks

The following partially-filled table shows the marks scored by 5 students named A, B, C, D and E in five different subjects, namely P, C, M, B and S. The marks scored by all students in all subjects ...
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Heyawake - help continue puzzle

This is my first try on Heyawake and I am stuck. Can you give a hint for the next move. The cells marked with dots must be white.
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Another hard level of the game „Flow Mania”

Can you, please, help me to solve this level?
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The Gardener's Route

Tell me the method for solving such grid problems in detail. I need a solution for The Gardener's problem.Tell me any method to construct the grid.
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Slitherlink failure - help needed

I have player "slitherlink" (or "Loopy" as it is sometimes called) generally on a 20x25 grid, so I don't finish too quickly. However I have come across a puzzle (seed was not recorded), that MUST be ...
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Heyawake - how to continue?

Can you help me find the next move. (The cells marked with dots must be white).
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Solve the Mosaic

Mosaic is a Minesweeper-like puzzle based on a grid with a pixel-art picture hidden inside. Using logic alone, the solver determines which squares are painted and which should remain empty until the ...
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SafeCracker #3 - We've Been Blocked [closed]

Our Last Safe To Conquer Ok, team, this one might give us a little trouble. Nothing we can't handle though... let's go... This safe model is "The NevaCrak 9000" - the most secure safe there is. ...
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Statue Park (Loop)

Place each of the twelve pentominoes into the grid once, with rotations and reflections allowed. No two pentominoes can overlap or be orthogonally adjacent, and all cells not occupied by the ...