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Webofdifference
2. Pentapacking
Pentamino areas
3. Snake.BY
Battlesnake
Pathfnding Snake
4. FigureSudoku
Wordsnail
Hundred
5. Kropki
Manifolddividing
6.Giant WPC Star Battle
Web of difference
Filltheemptycircleswithnumbersfrom1to9.Alongthestraightand“radial”linesnumberscannotappear
morethanonce.Allsumsofnumbersconnectedbythicklinesmustbedifferent.
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Penta packing
Findtwopentaminoelementsthatcannotbeplacedtogetheringivencontainerwithoutoverlapping.
Elements can be rotated and/or refected.
Pentamino areas
Placeinthegridcompletepentaminoset.
Pieces can be rotated and/or refected.
Each piece must fully ft in its outlined area.
Piecescannottoucheachother,noteven
diagonally.Greycellbelongstopentamino.
IT’S A CONTEST PUZZLE!
Answer key: describe the content of the
main diagonal, mostly covered by the
pentaminoes, going from left to right,
replacing empty cells with symbols “-”.
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Pathfnding Snake
Drawinthegridasnake,45cellslong,not
touchingitself.Theheadandthetailofthesnake
areingreynumberedcells.Goingalongthe
snakeword“FORSMARTS”mustberead.
Snake.BY
Drawinthegridasnake,45cellslong,not
touchingitself.Eachoutlinedregionmust
containexactly3cellsoccupiedbythesnake.
Theregionsthatcontaintheheadandthetail
ofthesnakearemarkedbygreycolor.
IT’S A CONTEST PUZZLE! Answer key: write down
the numbers of lettered cells along the snake.
Battlesnake
Firstdrawinthegridasnake,45cells
long,nottouchingitself.Itsheadandtail
aremarkedbygraycells.Thenplacefull
“Battleship” feet on it. Ships can not bend and
toucheachother.Shipsofthesamesizecannot
followeachotheralongthesnake.Everyrowand
columnofthegridmusthaveatleastonecell
occupiedbyship.Digitsontopandleftofthe
gridshowthenumberofcellsoccupiedby
snakeincorrespondingrowsand
columns,anddigitsatbottomand
rightshowthenumberofcells
occupiedbytheships.
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Word snail
Writeallthegivenwordsintoeachgrid,followingthespiral(allwordsareusedineachgrid).Wordsmust
beseparatedbyatleastoneemptycell.Letterscannotappearmorethanonceinanyroworcolumn.
Figure sudoku
Fillinthegridsothateachrow,columnandhighlightedboxcontainsthecompletesetoftheletters,given
inthetoprow.Alloccurrencesofeachshapeoutlinedinblack(rotatedand/ormirrored)mustcontainthe
samesetofletters(thesetscanbesameforthedifferentshapes).
BOROVETS, BULGARIA, OCTOBER, WORLD, CHAMPIONSHIP
Hundred
Fillinthegridsothatthetotalofall
numbersineveryrowandcolumn
equalsto100.Numbersincellsmust
containthedigitswhicharealready
shown.
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Kropki
Fillthetablewithdigitsfrom1to7(from1to8),sothateachdigitappearsineveryrowandcolumnexactly
once.Ifabsolutedifferencebetweentwodigitsinneighbouringcellsequals1thenthey’reseparatedbythe
whitedot.Ifdigitinthecellisahalfofdigitstayingintheneighbouringcellthenthey’reseparatedbythe
blackdot.Thedotstayingbetween“1”and“2”canhaveanyofthesecolours.
Manifold dividing
Dividethegridintosomestrips,1-cellwidewithlength2,3or4cells.Notwostripscanbethesame,even
ifrotated.Somestripsarealreadyshown.
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Giant WPC Star Battle
Placeinthegridone-cellstars,sothateachrow,eachcolumnandeachshapeoutlinedinblackcontain
exactlyfourstars.Thestarscannottoucheachother,notevendiagonally.Thestarscannotbeplacedin
theblackcells.
IT’S A CONTEST PUZZLE! Answer key: write down the quantities of stars touching each of fve shaded
shapes, in increasing order.
Sendyouranswerstoanswers@forsmarts.com Deadline-November,2

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