# Solution for Evil Sudoku #1195168342742

5
8
4
6
1
8
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6
9
2
7
1
8
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7
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8
6
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This Sudoku Puzzle has 60 steps and it is solved using Hidden Single, Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing), Naked Pair, undefined, Swordfish, Naked Single, Empty Rectangle, Full House techniques.

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## Solution Steps:

1. Row 3 / Column 8 → 8 (Hidden Single)
2. Row 6 / Column 6 → 1 (Hidden Single)
3. Row 4 / Column 9 → 1 (Hidden Single)
4. Row 7 / Column 7 → 2 (Hidden Single)
5. Row 2 / Column 5 → 6 (Hidden Single)
6. Row 7 / Column 3 → 6 (Hidden Single)
7. Row 6 / Column 1 → 6 (Hidden Single)
8. Row 4 / Column 4 → 8 (Hidden Single)
9. Row 8 / Column 2 → 5 (Hidden Single)
10. Row 7 / Column 5 → 8 (Hidden Single)
11. Row 3 / Column 1 → 1 (Hidden Single)
12. Row 2 / Column 8 → 1 (Hidden Single)
13. Row 4 / Column 7 → 7 (Hidden Single)
14. Row 6 / Column 5 → 2 (Hidden Single)
15. Row 5 / Column 1 → 2 (Hidden Single)
16. Row 9 / Column 2 → 1 (Hidden Single)
17. Row 4 / Column 3 → 5 (Hidden Single)
18. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 4 in b2 => r8c4<>4
19. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 5 in b5 => r5c9<>5
20. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 3 in b8 => r8c8<>3
21. Naked Pair: 7,9 in r3c35 => r3c4<>9
22. X-Wing: 7 r27 c69 => r1c9,r89c6<>7
23. Swordfish: 3 c378 r169 => r1c29,r6c9<>3
24. Row 1 / Column 9 → 4 (Naked Single)
25. Row 3 / Column 7 → 5 (Naked Single)
26. Row 3 / Column 4 → 4 (Naked Single)
27. Row 6 / Column 9 → 5 (Hidden Single)
28. Naked Pair: 2,9 in r1c24 => r1c3<>9
29. Empty Rectangle: 9 in b4 (r3c35) => r4c5<>9
30. Row 4 / Column 5 → 3 (Naked Single)
31. Row 2 / Column 2 → 3 (Hidden Single)
32. Row 1 / Column 3 → 7 (Naked Single)
33. Row 2 / Column 9 → 7 (Naked Single)
34. Row 1 / Column 8 → 3 (Full House)
35. Row 3 / Column 3 → 9 (Naked Single)
36. Row 1 / Column 2 → 2 (Full House)
37. Row 3 / Column 5 → 7 (Full House)
38. Row 6 / Column 3 → 3 (Full House)
39. Row 1 / Column 4 → 9 (Full House)
40. Row 8 / Column 5 → 9 (Full House)
41. Row 7 / Column 9 → 9 (Naked Single)
42. Row 5 / Column 9 → 3 (Full House)
43. Row 6 / Column 7 → 4 (Naked Single)
44. Row 6 / Column 8 → 9 (Full House)
45. Row 9 / Column 7 → 3 (Full House)
46. Row 5 / Column 4 → 5 (Naked Single)
47. Row 5 / Column 6 → 9 (Full House)
48. Row 9 / Column 6 → 4 (Naked Single)
49. Row 7 / Column 2 → 4 (Naked Single)
50. Row 7 / Column 6 → 7 (Full House)
51. Row 4 / Column 2 → 9 (Full House)
52. Row 4 / Column 1 → 4 (Full House)
53. Row 2 / Column 4 → 2 (Naked Single)
54. Row 2 / Column 6 → 5 (Full House)
55. Row 8 / Column 6 → 2 (Full House)
56. Row 8 / Column 4 → 3 (Full House)
57. Row 9 / Column 8 → 7 (Naked Single)
58. Row 8 / Column 8 → 4 (Full House)
59. Row 8 / Column 1 → 7 (Full House)
60. Row 9 / Column 1 → 9 (Full House)