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Comments and Results for 'Hitori 858'

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UnplayedHitoriHitori 8588x81185:21Easy (85)Subscribers only11th Jan-
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Completed by110 users
Best time without any aid1:45 by dazmagna
Best time with minor aid1:03 by kocos
Average solve time with no or minor aid5:04
Average difficulty rating - all players2.4/10.0
Average difficulty rating - no aid1.3/10.0
Average difficulty rating - minor aid1.9/10.0
Average difficulty rating - major aid2.9/10.0
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Posted 11th Jan 2020 at 10:09
JoergWausW Daily subscriber Best completion time: 5:08 Time on first attempt: 6:45 Used 'show invalid'
Doing the usual I was stuck after just one black square. So I came to a conclusion what has to be white and then all fell into place. But that conclusion was not obvious. Did I miss something more obvious?
Posted 11th Jan 2020 at 10:47
Elisabeth Daily subscriber Rated puzzle: Easy Best completion time: 5:55 Time on first attempt: 9:22
I used the four 6s on the 2nd row deciding whether there were two of them that could not be used together JoergWaus.
Posted 12th Jan 2020 at 19:26
Last edited by gareth 12th Jan 2020 at 19:26
gareth Administrator Daily subscriber Rated puzzle: Moderate Completion time: 1:45 Used 'auto remove' Used 'show invalid'
Elisabeth is right. If you hypothesise that the first or second 6 on the second row are white, then look at the top-right hand corner. The 3 has to be unshaded, but it can't 'escape' - as soon as the area expands to the 4 immediately next to it, it's trapped due to the 4s pinning it into the corner.

So those 6s have to be shaded. Then the rest is, essentially, trivial.

Posted 13th Jan 2020 at 22:03
JoergWausW Daily subscriber Best completion time: 5:08 Time on first attempt: 6:45 Used 'show invalid'
Thank you for your response - I can see that now. I tried to figure out what I at my first try concluded, but I don't know anymore... Sorry.
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