Saturday, 31 August 2013

Daily League Sudoku #27: Thermo-Sudoku

I promised something easier this week and I think this should be good. This Thermo-Sudoku has a simple opening that should give away a few quick digits. I was trying to make it without any given digits, but the given layout wouldn't allow it. The one central 5 made it unique though and it fits with the decreasing size of squares. It might be possible to line up the thermometers to make it unique without digits or by adding an extra one in the center, but I like how it turned out. I just hope I haven't misjudged the difficulty again, as I have done before. Enjoy.

Recap of the last Daily League week:
Sunday: Alternative Sudoku by Seungjae Kwak
Tuesday: Even Sudoku with Disjoint Groups by Prasanna Seshadri
Wednesday: Arrow Sudoku by Bastien Vial-Jaime
Thursday: 1-Consecutive Sudoku by Hall Hur
Friday: Irregular Sudoku by Tom Collyer

All puzzles can also be solved at SudokuCup.

Rules for Sudoku

In this Sudoku, there are a number of thermometers. Along each thermometer, digits have to be strictly increasing from the bulb upwards.

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