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I looked at other people's answers for the first four grids, and got the solutions from those. However, here's what I think the fifth grid is (minor spoilers for the other four grids): It has a unique solution:


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I've found four slitherlink solutions, but I'm not certain how to construct the fifth...


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As in many grid-deduction puzzles (and for that matter well-posed logical deduction puzzles of all kinds), you can usually deduce the solution by pure logic from the given initial conditions. The fact that you can deduce it shows that it's unique, otherwise you'd find more than one possibility. If such a puzzle doesn't have a unique solution, then it's ...


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I believe this is the intended solution. (Black lines are part of the loop, while red lines were deduced not to be.) Here's how I did it (I got lucky because of the assumptions I did):


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I think I have got the Answer to all 5:-


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Gladys is at The gray numbers Completed grid: Additionally, the answer is confirmed by


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The minimum number of twos that need to be removed is: Explanation: Here are two examples that will work with the constraints given: As for the rules as to where the twos will be removed from:


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Completed slitherlink Their favourite person Slightly convoluted reasoning


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In this answer, I use "RxCy" for the cell in the x-th row (from the top) and the y-th column (from the left). First: Second: Following directly from that, And then: Now that the top left is resolved, Now we move to the top right: Finally, we've reached the bottom! And finally: The solution:


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The solution: Not sure if it's supposed to be something... Anyway, really fun puzzle!


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Solution:


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The final grind and its two solutions: From here Now


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I think I got the crossword part: But I'm puzzled as for what to do next...


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Solved it! It was a lot of fun!


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The solved grid looks like this: Path to solution Bonus question:


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In the picture below, the green line is the unique solution. When the puzzle was first posed, one clue was missing, which allowed a second solution shown in blue.


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The answer: The solution (KPK already solved by Omega Krypton but imma add my thought process here still):


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Nice Puzzle... solved both (edit to merge solutions to clear clutter)


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I'd like to point out that there are actually two answers, so this Slitherlink is not solvable through pure logic: and: differing in this little region: To fix the problem, I think it is possible to:


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Multiple solutions to the larger puzzle.


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The answer is Proof: (This was very well done, although it's a shame that the methods I used were taught to me by my Slitherlink Master - i.e, they were not new to me) Method of solution: Firstly, Next, Now, fill in some obvious stuff and do another chain, one below this one (a blend of twos chained diagonally, with 0 entrances on one end - if we have ...


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Health shakes are Solved cryptic crossword (with explanations) + Slitherlink: To extract the phrase,


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The big slitherlink looks like this: Solve path:


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My solution is: First step: start from mid of top row Second step: Third step: Last step: Combine the ends. One of the solution on my page: that explains possibilities for top 2 and bottom 3's, when i was stuck on second 2:


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Based on You are thus at


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Finished the KPK one, answer here


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Here are three sites where you can find very difficult puzzles: https://www.themissingdocs.net/bridge/LoopDeLoopBridge.html https://www.kakuro-online.com/slitherlink/ kwontomloop.com If you want to start with the most difficult, try an "Unlimited" at the first site.


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