17 September 2014

Papa Doble

Title: Papa Doble
Rating: 2/5 

Mix rating 2
Also known as the Hemingway Daiquiri, this is made with white rum, the juice of limes and grapefruit, and some maraschino liqueur. 

The official rules:

  • The digits 1 through 9 appear in each row and each column exactly once.
  • Digits in each shaded region must add to the indicated sum (denoted by +) or multiply to the indicated product (denoted by *).   
  • Squares with multiple colors contain a number that’s used in the sum/product for adjacent regions of each of those colors.  
  • Remember: numbers can repeat within a shaded region if that repetition doesn't violate the first rule.

10 September 2014

Churn

Title: Churn
Rating: 2/5

product rating 2
Only a little bit of agitation in this product puzzle, unlike the last one.

The official rules:

  • The digits 1 through 9 appear in each row and each column exactly once.
  • Digits in each shaded region must multiply to the indicated product.   
  • Squares with multiple colors contain a number that’s used in the product for adjacent regions of each of those colors.  
  • Remember: numbers can repeat within a shaded region if that doesn't violate the first rule.

03 September 2014

Pending

Title: Pending
Rating: 3/5

sum rating 3




Sometimes the puzzle just doesn't come out looking like anything to me.  As one of the few times that's happened, this sum puzzle got an generic title.

The official rules:

  • The digits 1 through 9 appear in each row and each column exactly once.
  • Digits in each shaded region must add to the indicated sum.   
  • Squares with multiple colors contain a number that’s used in the sum for adjacent regions of each of those colors.  
  • Remember: numbers can repeat within a shaded region if that doesn't violate the first rule.

27 August 2014

Paradise

Title: Paradise
Rating: 2/5
Mix rating 2

The regular semester has started again.  In celebration of that, enjoy this apĂ©ritif, made from gin, apricot brandy, and orange juice.  It's then traditionally shaken over ice.  

The official rules:

  • The digits 1 through 9 appear in each row and each column exactly once.
  • Digits in each shaded region must add to the indicated sum (denoted by +) or multiply to the indicated product (denoted by *).   
  • Squares with multiple colors contain a number that’s used in the sum/product for adjacent regions of each of those colors.  
  • Remember: numbers can repeat within a shaded region if that repetition doesn't violate the first rule.

20 August 2014

Stitch in Time

Title: Stitch in Time
Rating: 4/5

Product rating 4

One of the harder product puzzles I've created, in part because of the larger products in the puzzle.  Good luck.

The official rules:

  • The digits 1 through 9 appear in each row and each column exactly once.
  • Digits in each shaded region must multiply to the indicated product.   
  • Squares with multiple colors contain a number that’s used in the product for adjacent regions of each of those colors.  
  • Remember: numbers can repeat within a shaded region if that doesn't violate the first rule.

13 August 2014

Traffic

Title: Traffic
Rating: 1/5


Sum rating 1


This is an extremely congested puzzle, but it's not as difficult to navigate as it might seem.

The official rules:

  • The digits 1 through 9 appear in each row and each column exactly once.
  • Digits in each shaded region must add to the indicated sum.   
  • Squares with multiple colors contain a number that’s used in the sum for adjacent regions of each of those colors.  
  • Remember: numbers can repeat within a shaded region if that doesn't violate the first rule.

06 August 2014

Bloody Mary

Title: Bloody Mary
Rating: 2/5
Mix rating 2

Enjoy this week's classic cocktail, a mix of tomato juice, vodka, and lemon juice, garnished by a celery stalk.

The official rules:

  • The digits 1 through 9 appear in each row and each column exactly once.
  • Digits in each shaded region must add to the indicated sum (denoted by +) or multiply to the indicated product (denoted by *).   
  • Squares with multiple colors contain a number that’s used in the sum/product for adjacent regions of each of those colors.  
  • Remember: numbers can repeat within a shaded region if that repetition doesn't violate the first rule.