Archive for the ‘Nonconsec. Fillomino’ Category

Puzzle 414 (Fillomino) [Nonconsecutive]

October 25, 2012

This is a Nonconsecutive Fillomino puzzle. In addition to the usual rules, two orthogonally adjacent cells may not contain consecutive numbers.

Puzzle 414

Puzzle 414

Part 3 of 4 in my half of the preview series for Fillomino-Fillia 2. See mathgrant’s blog for the other half.

Answer Entry: Enter the units digits (last digit) of the number in each circled cell starting with the leftmost column and going right.

Highlight to see answer: 62376777

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Melon’s Puzzle Zoo has ended

February 28, 2011

Around the time of this posting, LMI is no longer accepting score submissions for the contest. Below is a link to the puzzle booklet, the same as the one on LMI without the password. There is also a PDF that has all of the puzzles on the test together with their solutions (don’t open if you don’t want to see them yet!), as well as some brief comments from myself about the puzzles. Mostly I pointed out the tricky innovative logic the puzzle had, if any — and for the adults there almost always was some.

Puzzle PDF
Solution PDF

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Puzzle 289 (Nonconsecutive Fillomino)

February 21, 2011

This is a Nonconsecutive Fillomino puzzle.

Puzzle 289

Puzzle 289


Part 8 of 12 in the Melon’s Puzzle Zoo preview series.

Answer Entry: Enter the units digit of each number in the marked rows and columns. For instance, if a 4 or 14 appears in the row or column you would enter 4 for it.

Highlight to see answer: 2517153333, 4666272233

Puzzle 183 (Fillomino) [Nonconsecutive]

February 5, 2010

This is a Friday Fillomino puzzle, with a twist. In addition to the usual rules, any two polyominoes whose sizes differ by one may not be adjacent to each other.

Puzzle 183

Puzzle 183