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 Four Times Nine Equals Six Squared (Posted on 2006-10-16)
Each of the numbers 1 to 9 appears four times in the 6x6 grid. If a number appears twice in any row or column, it is mentioned in the relevant clue.
```                 1  2  3  4  5  6
+--+--+--+--+--+--+
1  |  |  |  |  |  |  |
+--+--+--+--+--+--+
2  |  |  |  |  |  |  |
+--+--+--+--+--+--+
3  |  |  |  |  |  |  |
+--+--+--+--+--+--+
4  |  |  |  |  |  |  |
+--+--+--+--+--+--+
5  |  |  |  |  |  |  |
+--+--+--+--+--+--+
6  |  |  |  |  |  |  |
+--+--+--+--+--+--+```
ACROSS
1. Total 22.
2. The numbers in the first three cells are even; those in the last three are odd.
3. Two 5s, one of which is enclosed by two 1s. Total 27.
4. 7 and 9 are the only odd numbers.
5. No 2s, 3s or 9s.
6. Two 3s enclosing an 8. No 7s. Total 31.

DOWN
1. No 2s, 6s or 7s.
2. Two 7s separated by two squares. Four even numbers.
3. The sum of the lowest three cells is 14.
4. Total 21.
5. No 3s, 4s or 7s.
6. Two 9s separated by two squares. Total 39.

 Submitted by Josie Faulkner Rating: 4.3846 (13 votes) Solution: (Hide) ``` Four Times Nine Equals Six Squared (Solution) 1 2 3 4 5 6 +--+--+--+--+--+--+ 1 |1 |7 |2 |4 |5 |3 | +--+--+--+--+--+--+ 2 |4 |2 |8 |3 |9 |7 | +--+--+--+--+--+--+ 3 |5 |6 |1 |5 |1 |9 | +--+--+--+--+--+--+ 4 |9 |7 |4 |2 |8 |6 | +--+--+--+--+--+--+ 5 |8 |4 |7 |1 |6 |5 | +--+--+--+--+--+--+ 6 |3 |8 |3 |6 |2 |9 | +--+--+--+--+--+--+ ``` If you require a more detailed explanation of the solution, please see those provided by Nikki and Lisa in the comments list.

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 Subject Author Date Solution rs 2006-10-23 04:58:13 re: solution Josie Faulkner 2006-10-23 04:40:47 solution remis 2006-10-23 02:30:36 re: sum of lowest 3 Josie Faulkner 2006-10-22 18:29:56 sum of lowest 3 Lynn 2006-10-22 10:23:01 Josie Faulkner Lynn 2006-10-22 10:15:49 re(3): I need the defination of Josie Faulkner 2006-10-20 01:49:06 re(3): I need the defination of brianjn 2006-10-20 00:59:12 re(2): I need the defination of RICHARD LEO 2006-10-19 20:57:21 re: Solution - with very long explaination!! Josie Faulkner 2006-10-19 07:59:30 re: I need the defination of Josie Faulkner 2006-10-19 07:55:48 Solution - with very long explaination!! Lisa 2006-10-19 07:47:46 I need the defination of "enclosed" RICHARD LEO 2006-10-19 04:57:23 re(3): more than one solution? Josie Faulkner 2006-10-18 13:25:48 re(2): more than one solution? vj 2006-10-18 05:24:39 re: more than one solution? Josie Faulkner 2006-10-17 14:29:20 more than one solution? vj 2006-10-17 12:52:18 Cells/Squares Josie Faulkner 2006-10-17 02:45:41 No Subject Scott 2006-10-17 02:12:01 Solution nikki 2006-10-16 16:08:28 Acknowledgement to Federico Josie Faulkner 2006-10-16 13:16:18 Quick Look brianjn 2006-10-16 09:48:09

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