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In column 3, row 1 The rest of the puzzle can be solved via normal sudoku rules


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I think the answer is (each color marked as x/y/z, where X/Y/Z marks the top left cell of each piece so that you can follow the warps from there)


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COMPLETED GRID REASONING After the initial obvious deductions: To the left: Middle right: In the middle: Finishing up:


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It can be solved as follows With


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Solution: Here’s how to solve: 1: 2: 3: 4: From here, the solution can be found by working downwards! Nice puzzle!


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Solved sudoku (nothing fancy, just plain logical deduction): $$ \begin{array}{c|ccc|ccc|ccc|} & C1 & C2 & C3 \ & C4 & C5 & C6 \ & C7 & C8 & C9 \\ \hline R1 & 3 & 6 & 2 \ & 8 & 5 & 7 \ & 1 & 9 & 4 \\ R2 & 5 & 1 & 7 \ & 2 & 9 & 4 \ & 6 & ...


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Completed Word Grid Definitions of the wild words, for the curious Completed Score Grid Process I really wanted to try and solve this as manually as I could, but seeing how many possibilities there were after my first attempt (2997 for one row!), I soon realized this was almost impossible, so I fully automated (brute-forced) this solution. Dictionary ...


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First, the basic deductions from extending regions: Next, look at some sum cages. Next, the upper left: ...And from here, I believe there are multiple solutions. Unless I've made a mistake (which very well could be the case), this demonstrates at least two solutions to the puzzle. (I've highlighted 1s, 2s, and 3s for easier checking.)


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Statue Park clues all give the same amount of information: there is a tile here/there is not a tile here. But depending on their location, you can get a different amount of information! To demonstrate this, consider this puzzle (where the piece bank is the pentominoes). Say I've already determined the two shapes I've shaded in. If I want to place a clue at ...


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First Solution We can try the following Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Second Solution I have also noticed that Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Hence, we have two valid and different solutions motivated by different aspects of the letters.


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First note: To make progress, look at:


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Here is the official solution from my puzzle book. Sorry for the confusion. Because there is only one solution printed I thought the solution is unique. Now I saw that this was missleading. And I can't see any further restrictions in the solution. @all Thanks for your help :)


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