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Hidden Fruit (Posted on 2010-05-21) Difficulty: 2 of 5
Some cherries are hidden under the 6x6 grid shown below. The numbers on the grid specify how many cherries lie under the four orthogonally adjacent cells to each given number. There can be only one cherry (or none) in any given position of the grid, and remember the number shown does not count its own cherry, if any, nor the diagonally adjacent positions.

  
2 1 1 2 1 2
1 3 3 2 3 1
2 3 2 2 3 2
2 1 3 2 1 2
1 3 1 1 2 2
1 2 1 1 1 1

Where are the cherries?

  Submitted by Charlie    
Rating: 4.0000 (2 votes)
Solution: (Hide)
The *'s below represent the locations of the cherries.

- * - - * -
* * - * * *
- * * * - -
- * - - * *
* - * - - *
* - * - - *

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Based on Enigma No. 1586, "So touching", by Bob Walker, New Scientist, 13 March 2010, page 26.

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  Subject Author Date
re(2): Solution .......What a bright idea-Brian Smith2010-05-21 14:56:28
Some Thoughtsre: Solution .......What a bright idea-Ady TZIDON2010-05-21 13:06:57
SolutionSolutionBrian Smith2010-05-21 12:28:48
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