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### All numbers in a 5x5 Minesweeper grid

Assuming standard Minesweeper rules, here’s one solution (with $X$ = a mine): EDIT: In response to Euphoric in the comments, I solved this purely by logical deduction with a bit of educated ...
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### What is the next move on this minesweeper board?

Consider the section at the bottom-centre of the grid: This then has immediate knock-on deductions for the cells marked with green and blue squares. Hopefully you should be able to make further ...
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### Is there anywhere else I can go without guessing randomly?

Don't trust the (formerly) accepted answer. :-) (It depends, in part, on a mistake you've made earlier: there's a third flag next to a couple of 2s along the left side. I added a green square to mark ...
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### Is there way to solve this minesweeper without guessing?

Because the left 5 needs two more mines, the remaining mine for the adjacent 3 must be in the top right cell. Also, that same 3 uses up all three mines indicated by the counter, and that leaves ...
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### All numbers in a 5x5 Minesweeper grid

Although the puzzle is most likely to be solved without a computer, and we already have a winner, here are all 16 solutions, just for the record: There are some symmetries in there, of course. ...
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### Minimal unsolvable minesweeper

Here is a six-mine solution:
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### What is the next move on this minesweeper board?

When I see this situation I don't even need to think.
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### In Minesweeper, does every bomb have to have at least one neighboring number?

I think that yes, it is possible. You can create a custom grid with a ratio of more than 8 bombs per empty square, then, by the pigeonhole principle, there exists a bomb with no empty square next to ...
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A grid that satisfies the condition is We can click on
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### How is this Minesweeper position possible?

The crossed bomb corresponds to a square where a flag had been placed while no bomb was on it. Therefore it is not actually a bomb and this solves the problem.
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### Optimal next move in minesweeper game?

There are 50 different possible ways that the unknown mines next to the revealed region could be configured: Here, the green cells are clear (no mines), while the X's around the perimeter indicate ...
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### Stuck on a minesweeper supposedly solvable through pure deduction

Row 3, column 2 is safe because of the 4.
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### 6x6 Minesweeper grid with all threes

I think this arrangement of mines will work (red squares are mines)
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### Am I able to mark mines with the bottom row of 3's?

Yes: Consider the four boxed cells here. The 3 above C tells you that at least one of B and C has a mine. But the 3 above B can only accept one more mine! Therefore there is exactly one mine in {B,C}....
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### What is the next move on this minesweeper board?

I feel like my answer is a slightly different way of looking at it :
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### Highest point in the minesweeper

My answer is: This was found:
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### Is there way to solve this minesweeper without guessing?

As RobPratt pointed out, you can mark the flag highlighted in green below: However, you will have to guess, because there are 4 boards (thx for the correction, aschepler) that satisfy the conditions ...
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### A Minesweeper Crossword

(I did this without looking at the CW. I claim no credit for imposing arbitrary restrictions on myself, but it means any mistakes are my own :-).) The final grid is as follows: which obeys the ...
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### Mosaic by Albrecht Dürer

I (finally) finished it ! Blue squares are 'colored', and green squares are 'not colored'. This took a few days (I think I started less than a day after the problem was published), and I worked ...
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### Wait, so how many mines are there? A tetromino minesweeper

First: Now, an interesting step: Some more logic sprouts off of the same area: And hey, wait a second...
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### 6x6 Minesweeper grid with all threes

Apart from the solution that hexomino found, there is another solution: According to my computer program, there are no other solutions up to symmetry (so 4 solutions if we count the rotated/reflected ...
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### 25 distinct numbers in a 6x10 Minesweeper grid

Success: A near miss, with all but 24:
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