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Comments on Puzzle #35083: Summers alone
By Joe (infrapinklizzard)

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  quality:   difficulty:   solvability: moderate lookahead  

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#1: Joe (infrapinklizzard) on May 3, 2021 [HINT]

After LL/CL
Summing logic:
There are two more black pixels needed in r10&11
Only one of those can be in c13, so the blot in c14 must be lengthened by one.
LL
Smile logic on the black clues in r17&18 - the 2 in r17 can go in only one place to leave room for the 1s in r18
LL to finish
#2: Web Paint-By-Number Robot (webpbn) on May 3, 2021
Found to be solvable with moderate lookahead by infrapinklizzard.
#3: Jota (jota) on May 4, 2021
Awesome!
#4: Kathy Roth (clyde) on May 4, 2021
The blots made this fun.
#5: David Bouldin (dbouldin) on May 4, 2021 [HINT]
First off, really nice image! This was fun and I liked watching him take shape. Secondly, I was a little surprised at your clues comment. I stuck to color and line logic and got all the way to the center curl of his hair before I had to do any lookahead. then i did "the C14 blot can't extend to R11 or it violates C13 so R14C11 is a dot" and was done. I don't have time to resolve to see if I just made a lucky mistake, but I might try this again when I do have time.
#6: Valerie Mates (valerie) on May 4, 2021
I wasn't keeping notes, so I could have forgotten something, but David's description matches my recollection.
#7: Valerie Mates (valerie) on May 4, 2021
Originally I was going to just look at the solution, but the image was so neat that I went back and logicked my way through the whole puzzle.
#8: Joe (infrapinklizzard) on May 4, 2021 [HINT]
It's certainly possible I missed some color logic. But when the smile logic was staring me in the face, I just went with it instead of interminable scrounging for the CL.
#9: besmirched tea (Besmirched Tea) on May 6, 2021
Well written joke!
#10: Kristen Coolman (kristen) on May 6, 2021 [SPOILER]
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#11: Bill Eisenmann (Bullet) on May 6, 2021 [SPOILER]
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#12: Kristen Coolman (kristen) on May 6, 2021 [SPOILER]
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#13: Ailsa Hebert (bazette3) on May 9, 2021
Another great puzzle! Enjoyed the solve! Thanks!
#14: BlackCat (BlackCat) on May 11, 2021
Fun solve.

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