Archive for the ‘Yajisan Kazusan’ Category

Puzzle 404 (Statue Park / Yajisan Kazusan)

June 6, 2012

This is a Statue Park and Yajisan Kazusan hybrid puzzle. Place the given shapes in the grid satisfying the Statue Park rules: no two shapes may be adjacent, and the unshaded area must be connected. In addition, any unshaded number-arrow clue must point to exactly that many shaded grid squares. A shaded number-arrow clue may be ignored and can be either true or false.

Puzzle 404

Puzzle 404

Puzzle 387 (Yajisan Kazusan)

February 8, 2012

This is a Yajisan Kazusan puzzle.

Puzzle 387

Puzzle 387

A recent PayPal donation requested two types. One of them was this one, and I’m sure he’ll be pleased to hear that the next puzzle pack was already going to be filled with the other.

Puzzle 258 (Yajisan Kazusan)

July 28, 2010

This is a Yajisan Kazusan puzzle.

Puzzle 258

Puzzle 258

This is the second time I’ve done a border-only puzzle of this type. But this one is an even more sparse layout, and the solve is quite different.

Puzzle 238 (Yajisan Kazusan)

April 7, 2010

This is a Wednesday Yajisan Kazusan puzzle.

Puzzle 238

Puzzle 238

Puzzle 209 (Yajisan Kazusan)

March 9, 2010

This is a Tuesday Yajisan Kazusan puzzle.

Puzzle 209

Puzzle 209

Puzzle 182 (Yajisan Kazusan)

February 4, 2010

This is a Thursday Yajisan Kazusan puzzle.

Puzzle 182

Puzzle 182

2/4 12:44am ET: Fix made to right column to eliminate ambiguity near end of solution.

Puzzle 164 (Yajisan Kazusan)

January 17, 2010

This is a Sunday Yajisan Kazusan puzzle.

Puzzle 164

Puzzle 164

Puzzle 128 (Yajisan Kazusan)

December 13, 2009

This is a Sunday Yajisan Kazusan puzzle.

Puzzle 128

Puzzle 128

Puzzle 115 (Yajisan Kazusan)

November 30, 2009

This is a Monday Yajisan Kazusan puzzle.

Puzzle 115

Puzzle 115


I was thinking that I should maybe try to come up with a less Japanese-sounding name for this puzzle for use on this blog, but I thought this name was kind of catchy (perhaps because I’m butchering the pronunciation). It takes a little time to figure out which consonants are where though.

This is another nikoli type that I found on their website without having seen anyone else’s puzzles, so I’m forging my own ground here like I’ve been doing for Country Road and to a lesser extent Corral.