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This Sudoku Puzzle has 33 steps and it is solved using Hidden Single, Full House, Naked Single, Locked Candidates Type 2 (Claiming), undefined, Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing), Give Up techniques.

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## Solution Steps:

1. Row 2 / Column 6 → 4 (Hidden Single)
2. Row 3 / Column 4 → 1 (Hidden Single)
3. Row 6 / Column 4 → 8 (Hidden Single)
4. Row 4 / Column 2 → 4 (Hidden Single)
5. Row 9 / Column 5 → 4 (Hidden Single)
6. Row 6 / Column 2 → 7 (Hidden Single)
7. Row 7 / Column 9 → 2 (Hidden Single)
8. Row 1 / Column 2 → 3 (Hidden Single)
9. Row 4 / Column 3 → 1 (Hidden Single)
10. Row 1 / Column 7 → 9 (Hidden Single)
11. Row 8 / Column 4 → 9 (Hidden Single)
12. Row 4 / Column 4 → 6 (Full House)
13. Row 2 / Column 9 → 1 (Hidden Single)
14. Row 9 / Column 2 → 1 (Hidden Single)
15. Row 8 / Column 5 → 1 (Hidden Single)
16. Row 5 / Column 7 → 1 (Hidden Single)
17. Row 4 / Column 7 → 5 (Hidden Single)
18. Row 4 / Column 6 → 9 (Naked Single)
19. Row 4 / Column 8 → 2 (Full House)
20. Locked Candidates Type 2 (Claiming): 5 in r2 => r3c3<>5
21. 2-String Kite: 6 in r2c8,r8c2 (connected by r8c9,r9c8) => r2c2<>6
22. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 6 in b1 => r7c3<>6
23. XY-Chain: 2 2- r3c3 -6- r3c6 -5- r5c6 -3- r5c8 -9- r5c1 -6- r5c2 -2 => r2c2,r6c3<>2
24. Row 2 / Column 2 → 5 (Naked Single)
25. Row 6 / Column 3 → 9 (Naked Single)
26. Row 5 / Column 1 → 6 (Naked Single)
27. Row 5 / Column 2 → 2 (Full House)
28. Row 7 / Column 1 → 9 (Full House)
29. Row 6 / Column 8 → 3 (Naked Single)
30. Row 5 / Column 8 → 9 (Full House)
31. Row 6 / Column 5 → 2 (Full House)
32. Row 7 / Column 3 → 5 (Naked Single)
33. Give Up: Don't know how to proceed!