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This Sudoku Puzzle has 67 steps and it is solved using Naked Single, Hidden Single, Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing), undefined, Naked Triple, Locked Candidates Type 2 (Claiming), Full House techniques.

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Solution Steps:

1. Row 3 / Column 3 → 7 (Naked Single)
2. Row 1 / Column 5 → 3 (Hidden Single)
3. Row 3 / Column 7 → 5 (Hidden Single)
4. Row 9 / Column 4 → 4 (Hidden Single)
5. Row 1 / Column 9 → 7 (Hidden Single)
6. Row 3 / Column 5 → 1 (Hidden Single)
7. Row 3 / Column 6 → 8 (Hidden Single)
8. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 2 in b2 => r2c2<>2
9. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 9 in b2 => r2c28<>9
10. Row 8 / Column 2 → 9 (Hidden Single)
11. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 6 in b3 => r78c8<>6
12. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 8 in b8 => r56c5<>8
13. X-Wing: 4 r26 c28 => r7c8<>4
14. Row 7 / Column 8 → 5 (Naked Single)
15. Row 8 / Column 8 → 1 (Naked Single)
16. Row 4 / Column 2 → 5 (Hidden Single)
17. Row 9 / Column 3 → 5 (Hidden Single)
18. Row 8 / Column 5 → 5 (Hidden Single)
19. Row 1 / Column 7 → 1 (Hidden Single)
20. Row 7 / Column 3 → 3 (Hidden Single)
21. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 8 in b7 => r5c1<>8
22. Naked Triple: 2,4,6 in r7c279 => r7c15<>2, r7c15<>6
23. XY-Chain: 6 6- r1c3 -2- r4c3 -8- r4c8 -9- r1c8 -6 => r1c1<>6
24. XY-Chain: 2 2- r1c1 -9- r3c1 -4- r2c2 -6- r7c2 -2 => r89c1<>2
25. Row 7 / Column 2 → 2 (Hidden Single)
26. Row 7 / Column 7 → 4 (Naked Single)
27. Row 7 / Column 9 → 6 (Naked Single)
28. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 6 in b7 => r5c1<>6
29. Locked Candidates Type 2 (Claiming): 2 in r6 => r4c46,r5c45<>2
30. W-Wing: 2/9 in r1c1,r5c7 connected by 9 in r14c8 => r5c1<>2
31. Row 5 / Column 1 → 4 (Naked Single)
32. Row 3 / Column 1 → 9 (Naked Single)
33. Row 3 / Column 9 → 4 (Full House)
34. Row 6 / Column 2 → 6 (Naked Single)
35. Row 2 / Column 2 → 4 (Full House)
36. Row 1 / Column 1 → 2 (Naked Single)
37. Row 1 / Column 3 → 6 (Full House)
38. Row 1 / Column 8 → 9 (Full House)
39. Row 2 / Column 8 → 6 (Full House)
40. Row 6 / Column 5 → 2 (Naked Single)
41. Row 4 / Column 8 → 8 (Naked Single)
42. Row 6 / Column 8 → 4 (Full House)
43. Row 6 / Column 6 → 3 (Naked Single)
44. Row 6 / Column 4 → 8 (Full House)
45. Row 4 / Column 3 → 2 (Naked Single)
46. Row 5 / Column 3 → 8 (Full House)
47. Row 5 / Column 4 → 1 (Naked Single)
48. Row 4 / Column 4 → 7 (Naked Single)
49. Row 2 / Column 4 → 2 (Naked Single)
50. Row 8 / Column 4 → 3 (Full House)
51. Row 4 / Column 6 → 9 (Naked Single)
52. Row 4 / Column 9 → 1 (Full House)
53. Row 5 / Column 5 → 6 (Full House)
54. Row 8 / Column 9 → 2 (Naked Single)
55. Row 2 / Column 6 → 7 (Naked Single)
56. Row 2 / Column 5 → 9 (Full House)
57. Row 9 / Column 5 → 8 (Naked Single)
58. Row 7 / Column 5 → 7 (Full House)
59. Row 7 / Column 1 → 8 (Full House)
60. Row 5 / Column 9 → 9 (Naked Single)
61. Row 5 / Column 7 → 2 (Full House)
62. Row 9 / Column 7 → 9 (Full House)
63. Row 9 / Column 9 → 3 (Full House)
64. Row 8 / Column 6 → 6 (Naked Single)
65. Row 8 / Column 1 → 7 (Full House)
66. Row 9 / Column 1 → 6 (Full House)
67. Row 9 / Column 6 → 2 (Full House)