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Theme: 2×3 Boxes
Author/Opus: This is the 66th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster JinHoo Ahn.
Rules: (Hybrid of Fillomino and Snake Puzzles.) Divide the grid along the boundary lines so that every cell belongs to a snake. A snake is a one-cell-wide path at least two cells long that does not touch itself, not even diagonally. Circled cells must be at one of the ends of a snake. A snake may contain one circled cell, two circled cells, or no circled cells at all. Numbered cells must be part of a snake with a length of exactly that number of cells. A snake may contain one number, multiple identical numbers, or no numbers at all. Two snakes of the same length cannot touch each other horizontally or vertically. Cells with an X cannot be an end of a snake.
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Difficulty: 1 star
Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 0:40, Master = 1:00, Expert = 2:00
Solution: PDF and solving video.
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