# Solution for Evil Sudoku #3247321598692

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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 2 / Column 6 → 8 (Hidden Single)
2. Row 9 / Column 8 → 8 (Hidden Single)
3. Row 4 / Column 9 → 4 (Hidden Single)
4. Row 5 / Column 3 → 4 (Hidden Single)
5. Row 6 / Column 9 → 7 (Hidden Single)
6. Locked Pair: 1,6 in r6c23 => r4c13,r6c148<>1, r4c13,r6c178<>6
7. Row 6 / Column 1 → 8 (Naked Single)
8. Row 4 / Column 4 → 8 (Hidden Single)
9. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 4 in b2 => r789c6<>4
10. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 7 in b4 => r4c56<>7
11. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 2 in b5 => r4c78<>2
12. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 1 in b6 => r12c8<>1
13. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 9 in b7 => r7c46<>9
14. Locked Candidates Type 2 (Claiming): 7 in c2 => r7c13,r9c13<>7
15. Locked Candidates Type 2 (Claiming): 2 in c9 => r1c78,r2c8<>2
16. Locked Pair: 3,5 in r1c78 => r1c13,r3c7<>5, r1c36,r2c8,r3c7<>3
17. Row 2 / Column 3 → 3 (Hidden Single)
18. Row 2 / Column 9 → 2 (Hidden Single)
19. Row 1 / Column 9 → 1 (Full House)
20. Row 1 / Column 6 → 4 (Naked Single)
21. Row 1 / Column 1 → 7 (Naked Single)
22. Row 1 / Column 3 → 2 (Naked Single)
23. Row 4 / Column 1 → 5 (Naked Single)
24. Row 4 / Column 3 → 7 (Naked Single)
25. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 1 in b2 => r3c123<>1
26. Naked Pair: 1,6 in r26c2 => r38c2<>6, r8c2<>1
27. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 1 in b7 => r9c456<>1
28. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 6 in b7 => r9c56<>6
29. Locked Pair: 2,7 in r9c56 => r7c6,r9c7<>2, r78c6,r8c5,r9c7<>7
30. Row 9 / Column 7 → 5 (Naked Single)
31. Row 7 / Column 6 → 3 (Naked Single)
32. Row 1 / Column 7 → 3 (Naked Single)
33. Row 1 / Column 8 → 5 (Full House)
34. Row 8 / Column 7 → 7 (Naked Single)
35. Row 8 / Column 8 → 4 (Naked Single)
36. Row 7 / Column 8 → 2 (Full House)
37. Row 9 / Column 4 → 4 (Naked Single)
38. Row 3 / Column 6 → 1 (Naked Single)
39. Row 3 / Column 5 → 3 (Full House)
40. Row 4 / Column 7 → 6 (Naked Single)
41. Row 8 / Column 2 → 5 (Naked Single)
42. Row 7 / Column 4 → 5 (Naked Single)
43. Row 3 / Column 7 → 9 (Naked Single)
44. Row 2 / Column 8 → 6 (Full House)
45. Row 6 / Column 7 → 2 (Full House)
46. Row 4 / Column 6 → 2 (Naked Single)
47. Row 3 / Column 2 → 4 (Naked Single)
48. Row 7 / Column 3 → 9 (Naked Single)
49. Row 2 / Column 2 → 1 (Naked Single)
50. Row 2 / Column 1 → 9 (Full House)
51. Row 4 / Column 5 → 1 (Naked Single)
52. Row 4 / Column 8 → 3 (Full House)
53. Row 9 / Column 6 → 7 (Naked Single)
54. Row 3 / Column 1 → 6 (Naked Single)
55. Row 3 / Column 3 → 5 (Full House)
56. Row 7 / Column 2 → 7 (Naked Single)
57. Row 7 / Column 1 → 4 (Full House)
58. Row 6 / Column 2 → 6 (Full House)
59. Row 9 / Column 1 → 1 (Full House)
60. Row 6 / Column 3 → 1 (Full House)
61. Row 9 / Column 3 → 6 (Full House)
62. Row 9 / Column 5 → 2 (Full House)
63. Row 5 / Column 4 → 9 (Naked Single)
64. Row 8 / Column 5 → 6 (Naked Single)
65. Row 5 / Column 5 → 7 (Full House)
66. Row 6 / Column 8 → 9 (Naked Single)
67. Row 5 / Column 8 → 1 (Full House)
68. Row 5 / Column 6 → 6 (Full House)
69. Row 6 / Column 4 → 3 (Full House)
70. Row 8 / Column 4 → 1 (Full House)
71. Row 8 / Column 6 → 9 (Full House)