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This Sudoku Puzzle has 65 steps and it is solved using Hidden Single, Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing), Naked Single, Locked Pair, Full House, undefined, Empty Rectangle, Uniqueness Test 3 techniques.

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Solution Steps:

1. Row 2 / Column 4 → 8 (Hidden Single)
2. Row 2 / Column 3 → 3 (Hidden Single)
3. Row 9 / Column 2 → 2 (Hidden Single)
4. Row 9 / Column 9 → 9 (Hidden Single)
5. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 8 in b6 => r78c7<>8
6. Row 8 / Column 7 → 4 (Naked Single)
7. Row 7 / Column 7 → 3 (Naked Single)
8. Row 9 / Column 5 → 4 (Hidden Single)
9. Row 9 / Column 4 → 6 (Hidden Single)
10. Locked Pair: 2,8 in r46c7 => r2c7,r46c9<>2
11. Row 6 / Column 9 → 5 (Naked Single)
12. Row 8 / Column 9 → 7 (Naked Single)
13. Row 2 / Column 9 → 2 (Naked Single)
14. Row 8 / Column 1 → 1 (Naked Single)
15. Row 8 / Column 5 → 5 (Naked Single)
16. Row 9 / Column 8 → 8 (Naked Single)
17. Row 7 / Column 8 → 5 (Full House)
18. Row 9 / Column 6 → 7 (Full House)
19. Row 7 / Column 4 → 1 (Naked Single)
20. Row 7 / Column 6 → 8 (Full House)
21. Row 2 / Column 8 → 1 (Hidden Single)
22. Row 3 / Column 2 → 1 (Hidden Single)
23. Row 6 / Column 6 → 1 (Hidden Single)
24. Row 4 / Column 3 → 1 (Hidden Single)
25. X-Wing: 3 r15 c48 => r3c48,r4c4<>3
26. Empty Rectangle: 7 in b5 (r2c15) => r4c1<>7
27. Uniqueness Test 3: 6/9 in r2c57,r3c57 => r6c5<>7
28. Row 6 / Column 5 → 9 (Naked Single)
29. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 7 in b5 => r4c2<>7
30. W-Wing: 9/7 in r2c1,r7c3 connected by 7 in r6c13 => r7c1<>9
31. XYZ-Wing: 2/5/7 in r34c4,r5c6 => r5c4<>5
32. XY-Chain: 6 6- r2c5 -7- r3c4 -5- r3c6 -9- r3c7 -6 => r2c7,r3c5<>6
33. Row 2 / Column 7 → 9 (Naked Single)
34. Row 2 / Column 1 → 7 (Naked Single)
35. Row 1 / Column 2 → 9 (Full House)
36. Row 2 / Column 5 → 6 (Full House)
37. Row 3 / Column 7 → 6 (Naked Single)
38. Row 6 / Column 1 → 2 (Naked Single)
39. Row 7 / Column 1 → 4 (Naked Single)
40. Row 1 / Column 6 → 2 (Naked Single)
41. Row 6 / Column 7 → 8 (Naked Single)
42. Row 4 / Column 7 → 2 (Full House)
43. Row 6 / Column 3 → 7 (Full House)
44. Row 4 / Column 1 → 5 (Naked Single)
45. Row 5 / Column 1 → 9 (Full House)
46. Row 7 / Column 2 → 7 (Naked Single)
47. Row 7 / Column 3 → 9 (Full House)
48. Row 5 / Column 6 → 5 (Naked Single)
49. Row 3 / Column 6 → 9 (Full House)
50. Row 4 / Column 4 → 7 (Naked Single)
51. Row 5 / Column 3 → 6 (Naked Single)
52. Row 8 / Column 3 → 8 (Full House)
53. Row 8 / Column 2 → 6 (Full House)
54. Row 1 / Column 4 → 3 (Naked Single)
55. Row 1 / Column 8 → 7 (Full House)
56. Row 3 / Column 4 → 5 (Naked Single)
57. Row 3 / Column 5 → 7 (Full House)
58. Row 4 / Column 5 → 3 (Full House)
59. Row 5 / Column 4 → 2 (Full House)
60. Row 5 / Column 2 → 4 (Naked Single)
61. Row 4 / Column 2 → 8 (Full House)
62. Row 4 / Column 9 → 4 (Full House)
63. Row 5 / Column 8 → 3 (Full House)
64. Row 3 / Column 8 → 4 (Full House)
65. Row 3 / Column 9 → 3 (Full House)