The misunderstanding: The solution:


Solved Slitherlink: Now, getting the question from the solved grid: We get the question, which is: Thematically, the answer is that:


The solution is (drumroll please...) Explanation: We start by Next, And here's the coup de grâce:


Step 1: Step 2: Step 3: Step 4: Step 5:


What an interesting and rewarding puzzle. There is indeed a mistake in the puzzle, but one that is easily rectified. It was a bit tedious doing this on paper, I wish there was an app to integrate something like this together. Anyway, the first step is obviously to start solving the sudoku. I will not post every single step, just the key ones that will allow ...


Step 1: Step 2: Step 3: Step 4: Step 5: Step 6: Step 7: Step 8: Step 9: Step 10: Step 11: Step 12: Step 13: Step 14/solution:


That is a very satisfying slitherlink puzzle to solve. The way I started is to look at a 3 with two adjacent 1s. Suppose we cross out two of the edges of one of the 1s as shown here: This very quickly leads to a contradiction due to the adjacent 3 and the other 1: This means that the edge for that 1 is actually one of those crossed out sides, so I should ...


Another way without trial and error:

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