Solution for Evil Sudoku #2372384956192

8
3
6
3
8
5
6
6
7
9
8
2
1
9
5
4
5
3
1
6
9
7
2
6

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 8 / Column 1 → 6 (Hidden Single)
  2. Row 9 / Column 6 → 7 (Hidden Single)
  3. Row 6 / Column 8 → 6 (Hidden Single)
  4. Row 3 / Column 5 → 7 (Hidden Single)
  5. Row 9 / Column 4 → 2 (Hidden Single)
  6. Locked Pair: 1,4 in r23c4 => r1c46,r3c6,r78c4<>1, r1c46,r3c6,r48c4<>4
  7. Row 1 / Column 4 → 6 (Naked Single)
  8. Row 4 / Column 6 → 6 (Hidden Single)
  9. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 5 in b1 => r46c3<>5
  10. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 2 in b2 => r56c6<>2
  11. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 8 in b5 => r78c6<>8
  12. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 7 in b6 => r6c123<>7
  13. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 4 in b8 => r8c89<>4
  14. Locked Candidates Type 2 (Claiming): 2 in r2 => r1c13,r3c13<>2
  15. Locked Candidates Type 2 (Claiming): 8 in r9 => r78c9,r8c8<>8
  16. Locked Pair: 3,9 in r78c9 => r13c9,r7c7<>9, r36c9,r7c7,r8c8<>3
  17. Row 3 / Column 8 → 3 (Hidden Single)
  18. Row 3 / Column 9 → 8 (Hidden Single)
  19. Row 9 / Column 9 → 4 (Naked Single)
  20. Row 9 / Column 8 → 8 (Full House)
  21. Row 6 / Column 9 → 7 (Naked Single)
  22. Row 1 / Column 9 → 2 (Naked Single)
  23. Row 1 / Column 6 → 9 (Naked Single)
  24. Row 3 / Column 6 → 2 (Naked Single)
  25. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 4 in b6 => r123c7<>4
  26. Naked Pair: 1,4 in r2c48 => r2c27<>1, r2c2<>4
  27. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 1 in b1 => r56c1<>1
  28. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 4 in b1 => r456c1<>4
  29. Locked Pair: 2,8 in r56c1 => r56c2,r6c3,r7c1<>2, r6c3,r7c1<>8
  30. Row 7 / Column 1 → 9 (Naked Single)
  31. Row 6 / Column 3 → 3 (Naked Single)
  32. Row 4 / Column 1 → 7 (Naked Single)
  33. Row 7 / Column 2 → 2 (Naked Single)
  34. Row 7 / Column 9 → 3 (Naked Single)
  35. Row 8 / Column 9 → 9 (Full House)
  36. Row 8 / Column 2 → 7 (Naked Single)
  37. Row 8 / Column 3 → 8 (Full House)
  38. Row 6 / Column 7 → 4 (Naked Single)
  39. Row 5 / Column 7 → 3 (Full House)
  40. Row 4 / Column 3 → 9 (Naked Single)
  41. Row 7 / Column 6 → 1 (Naked Single)
  42. Row 2 / Column 2 → 9 (Naked Single)
  43. Row 3 / Column 3 → 5 (Naked Single)
  44. Row 6 / Column 6 → 8 (Naked Single)
  45. Row 7 / Column 7 → 5 (Naked Single)
  46. Row 7 / Column 4 → 8 (Full House)
  47. Row 8 / Column 8 → 1 (Full House)
  48. Row 2 / Column 7 → 7 (Naked Single)
  49. Row 1 / Column 3 → 7 (Naked Single)
  50. Row 2 / Column 3 → 2 (Full House)
  51. Row 5 / Column 6 → 4 (Naked Single)
  52. Row 8 / Column 6 → 3 (Full House)
  53. Row 6 / Column 1 → 2 (Naked Single)
  54. Row 2 / Column 8 → 4 (Naked Single)
  55. Row 1 / Column 8 → 5 (Full House)
  56. Row 2 / Column 4 → 1 (Full House)
  57. Row 3 / Column 4 → 4 (Full House)
  58. Row 1 / Column 7 → 1 (Naked Single)
  59. Row 1 / Column 1 → 4 (Full House)
  60. Row 3 / Column 1 → 1 (Full House)
  61. Row 5 / Column 1 → 8 (Full House)
  62. Row 3 / Column 7 → 9 (Full House)
  63. Row 4 / Column 5 → 5 (Naked Single)
  64. Row 5 / Column 2 → 1 (Naked Single)
  65. Row 5 / Column 5 → 2 (Full House)
  66. Row 8 / Column 4 → 5 (Naked Single)
  67. Row 4 / Column 4 → 3 (Full House)
  68. Row 4 / Column 2 → 4 (Full House)
  69. Row 6 / Column 5 → 1 (Full House)
  70. Row 8 / Column 5 → 4 (Full House)
  71. Row 6 / Column 2 → 5 (Full House)
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