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This Sudoku Puzzle has 71 steps and it is solved using Hidden Single, Locked Pair, Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing), Naked Single, Locked Candidates Type 2 (Claiming), Naked Triple, Hidden Rectangle, undefined, Full House techniques.

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Solution Steps:

  1. Row 1 / Column 3 → 9 (Hidden Single)
  2. Row 6 / Column 6 → 6 (Hidden Single)
  3. Row 2 / Column 5 → 7 (Hidden Single)
  4. Row 1 / Column 2 → 7 (Hidden Single)
  5. Row 3 / Column 2 → 5 (Hidden Single)
  6. Row 2 / Column 2 → 2 (Hidden Single)
  7. Locked Pair: 3,9 in r89c5 => r46c5,r7c46,r9c46<>3, r4c5,r79c6<>9
  8. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 8 in b1 => r2c79<>8
  9. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 1 in b2 => r4c6<>1
  10. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 2 in b3 => r1c46<>2
  11. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 8 in b5 => r5c23<>8
  12. Row 5 / Column 2 → 3 (Naked Single)
  13. Row 4 / Column 1 → 5 (Naked Single)
  14. Row 5 / Column 4 → 8 (Naked Single)
  15. Row 6 / Column 1 → 8 (Naked Single)
  16. Row 5 / Column 6 → 9 (Naked Single)
  17. Row 4 / Column 6 → 3 (Hidden Single)
  18. Row 2 / Column 3 → 8 (Hidden Single)
  19. Row 4 / Column 7 → 9 (Hidden Single)
  20. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 5 in b8 => r9c79<>5
  21. Locked Candidates Type 2 (Claiming): 8 in r8 => r7c79,r9c79<>8
  22. Naked Triple: 1,3,5 in r1c468 => r1c79<>3, r1c9<>1
  23. Naked Triple: 3,6,9 in r8c135 => r8c79<>3, r8c7<>6
  24. Locked Candidates Type 2 (Claiming): 6 in r8 => r7c1<>6
  25. Naked Triple: 3,4,6 in r279c7 => r6c7<>3
  26. Hidden Rectangle: 3/7 in r6c89,r7c89 => r7c9<>3
  27. XY-Chain: 3 3- r1c8 -1- r1c6 -5- r1c4 -3- r3c4 -2- r7c4 -6- r7c7 -3 => r2c7,r79c8<>3
  28. Locked Candidates Type 2 (Claiming): 3 in c7 => r9c9<>3
  29. W-Wing: 1/4 in r2c6,r9c9 connected by 4 in r29c7 => r2c9<>1
  30. Row 2 / Column 6 → 1 (Hidden Single)
  31. Row 1 / Column 6 → 5 (Naked Single)
  32. Row 1 / Column 4 → 3 (Naked Single)
  33. Row 9 / Column 6 → 8 (Naked Single)
  34. Row 1 / Column 8 → 1 (Naked Single)
  35. Row 3 / Column 4 → 2 (Naked Single)
  36. Row 3 / Column 6 → 4 (Full House)
  37. Row 7 / Column 6 → 2 (Full House)
  38. Row 9 / Column 2 → 1 (Naked Single)
  39. Row 7 / Column 2 → 8 (Full House)
  40. Row 7 / Column 4 → 6 (Naked Single)
  41. Row 9 / Column 4 → 5 (Full House)
  42. Row 9 / Column 9 → 4 (Naked Single)
  43. Row 7 / Column 7 → 3 (Naked Single)
  44. Row 2 / Column 9 → 3 (Naked Single)
  45. Row 4 / Column 9 → 2 (Naked Single)
  46. Row 7 / Column 1 → 9 (Naked Single)
  47. Row 9 / Column 7 → 6 (Naked Single)
  48. Row 2 / Column 1 → 6 (Naked Single)
  49. Row 2 / Column 7 → 4 (Full House)
  50. Row 3 / Column 3 → 3 (Full House)
  51. Row 3 / Column 8 → 6 (Full House)
  52. Row 8 / Column 1 → 3 (Full House)
  53. Row 8 / Column 3 → 6 (Full House)
  54. Row 1 / Column 9 → 8 (Naked Single)
  55. Row 1 / Column 7 → 2 (Full House)
  56. Row 4 / Column 5 → 1 (Naked Single)
  57. Row 4 / Column 3 → 4 (Full House)
  58. Row 6 / Column 5 → 2 (Full House)
  59. Row 6 / Column 7 → 5 (Naked Single)
  60. Row 8 / Column 7 → 8 (Full House)
  61. Row 7 / Column 8 → 7 (Naked Single)
  62. Row 7 / Column 9 → 1 (Full House)
  63. Row 9 / Column 8 → 9 (Naked Single)
  64. Row 8 / Column 9 → 5 (Full House)
  65. Row 8 / Column 5 → 9 (Full House)
  66. Row 6 / Column 9 → 7 (Full House)
  67. Row 9 / Column 5 → 3 (Full House)
  68. Row 5 / Column 3 → 7 (Naked Single)
  69. Row 5 / Column 8 → 4 (Full House)
  70. Row 6 / Column 8 → 3 (Full House)
  71. Row 6 / Column 3 → 1 (Full House)
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