# Solution for Evil Sudoku #1368729341592

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

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## Solution Steps:

1. Row 6 / Column 2 → 1 (Hidden Single)
2. Row 8 / Column 9 → 1 (Hidden Single)
3. Row 9 / Column 4 → 6 (Hidden Single)
4. Row 3 / Column 5 → 6 (Hidden Single)
5. Row 9 / Column 6 → 8 (Hidden Single)
6. Locked Pair: 5,9 in r23c6 => r1c46,r3c4,r78c6<>5, r1c46,r3c4,r48c6<>9
7. Row 1 / Column 6 → 1 (Naked Single)
8. Row 4 / Column 4 → 1 (Hidden Single)
9. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 8 in b2 => r56c4<>8
10. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 4 in b3 => r46c7<>4
11. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 6 in b4 => r6c789<>6
12. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 2 in b5 => r78c4<>2
13. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 9 in b8 => r8c12<>9
14. Locked Candidates Type 2 (Claiming): 8 in r2 => r1c79,r3c79<>8
15. Locked Candidates Type 2 (Claiming): 2 in r9 => r78c1,r8c2<>2
16. Locked Pair: 3,7 in r78c1 => r13c1,r7c3<>3, r36c1,r7c3,r8c2<>7
17. Row 3 / Column 2 → 7 (Hidden Single)
18. Row 3 / Column 1 → 2 (Hidden Single)
19. Row 9 / Column 1 → 9 (Naked Single)
20. Row 9 / Column 2 → 2 (Full House)
21. Row 6 / Column 1 → 6 (Naked Single)
22. Row 1 / Column 1 → 8 (Naked Single)
23. Row 1 / Column 4 → 3 (Naked Single)
24. Row 3 / Column 4 → 8 (Naked Single)
25. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 9 in b4 => r123c3<>9
26. Naked Pair: 5,9 in r2c26 => r2c38<>5, r2c8<>9
27. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 5 in b3 => r56c9<>5
28. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 9 in b3 => r456c9<>9
29. Locked Pair: 2,8 in r56c9 => r6c7,r7c9<>2, r56c8,r6c7,r7c9<>8
30. Row 7 / Column 9 → 3 (Naked Single)
31. Row 6 / Column 7 → 7 (Naked Single)
32. Row 4 / Column 9 → 6 (Naked Single)
33. Row 7 / Column 1 → 7 (Naked Single)
34. Row 8 / Column 1 → 3 (Full House)
35. Row 7 / Column 8 → 8 (Naked Single)
36. Row 8 / Column 8 → 6 (Naked Single)
37. Row 8 / Column 7 → 2 (Full House)
38. Row 6 / Column 3 → 9 (Naked Single)
39. Row 5 / Column 3 → 7 (Full House)
40. Row 4 / Column 7 → 3 (Naked Single)
41. Row 7 / Column 4 → 5 (Naked Single)
42. Row 2 / Column 8 → 3 (Naked Single)
43. Row 3 / Column 7 → 4 (Naked Single)
44. Row 6 / Column 4 → 2 (Naked Single)
45. Row 7 / Column 3 → 4 (Naked Single)
46. Row 7 / Column 6 → 2 (Full House)
47. Row 8 / Column 2 → 5 (Full House)
48. Row 2 / Column 3 → 6 (Naked Single)
49. Row 1 / Column 7 → 6 (Naked Single)
50. Row 2 / Column 7 → 8 (Full House)
51. Row 5 / Column 4 → 9 (Naked Single)
52. Row 8 / Column 4 → 7 (Full House)
53. Row 6 / Column 9 → 8 (Naked Single)
54. Row 2 / Column 2 → 9 (Naked Single)
55. Row 1 / Column 2 → 4 (Full House)
56. Row 2 / Column 6 → 5 (Full House)
57. Row 3 / Column 6 → 9 (Full House)
58. Row 1 / Column 3 → 5 (Naked Single)
59. Row 1 / Column 9 → 9 (Full House)
60. Row 3 / Column 9 → 5 (Full House)
61. Row 5 / Column 9 → 2 (Full House)
62. Row 3 / Column 3 → 3 (Full House)
63. Row 4 / Column 5 → 4 (Naked Single)
64. Row 5 / Column 8 → 5 (Naked Single)
65. Row 5 / Column 5 → 8 (Full House)
66. Row 8 / Column 6 → 4 (Naked Single)
67. Row 4 / Column 6 → 7 (Full House)
68. Row 4 / Column 8 → 9 (Full House)
69. Row 6 / Column 5 → 5 (Full House)
70. Row 8 / Column 5 → 9 (Full House)
71. Row 6 / Column 8 → 4 (Full House)