The Times Su Doku 2: The original number-placing puzzle
HarperCollins, 2005 (2005)
Reviewed by Hilary Williamson
ayne Gould, who first came upon
(which translates to
) in a Tokyo bookshop, created the puzzles in this book, organizing them into four groups -
(answers are provided at the back).
puzzles are 9x9 matrices, which are viewed as rows, columns and 4 groups of 3x3 boxes. Each puzzle comes with a scattered set of numbers filled in, and has a unique solution, by which all the numerals from 1 to 9 appear in every row, every column, and every box, only once in each set.
ound challenging? It is, but read the author's
tips, then start with the first
puzzle and keep on going. And one more tip - these slim volumes make great stocking stuffers for young and old.
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