Hidden Word Sudoku

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Infinite Ideas, 2005 - Games - 116 pages
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There's no doubt about it. The Sudoku craze is an out-and-out phenomenon, spreading faster than you can count to nine. Puzzle books have dominated the summer's bookshelves, but this book is different. It's the very first puzzle book to focus on the fiendish hidden word variation. In Hidden word sudoku, you'll find over 50 new puzzles to test your skills. Solve the puzzle and you'll find the hidden word. So if you love sudoku but have had it with numbers here's a completely new challenges. It's still entirely a test of logic (but most of all patience!). Professor Robin Wilson. Godoku or Wordoku or Sudoku Word puzzles have recently started to appear in national newspapers. These are an alphabetical variation on the conventional sudoku puzzle. They are letter-based and contain a hidden word that is revealed as you solve the puzzle. Solve the puzzle the same way that you'd solve a numeric sudoku. The nine letters of the puzzle are shown in the grid in the standard 3 x 3 box. Each grid can still be solved using logic alone. The puzzles vary from straightforward to fists lamming on desk hard. categories including food and drink, nature, science, famous people and exciting places. And there's a comprehensive introduction to explain how these devilish new puzzles work. Hidden word sudoku will lead the way in the development of the ultra fad that will dominate our lives over the next several months or even years!

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Robin Wilson is Professor of Pure Mathematics at the Open University (UK), a Fellow in Mathematics at Keble College, Oxford University, and Emeritus Gresham Professor of Geometry, London (the oldest mathematical Chair in England). He has written and edited about thirty books, mainly on graph theory and the history of mathematics. His research interests focus mainly on British mathematics, especially in the 19th and early 20th centuries, and on the history of graph theory and combinatorics.

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