Here’s where you can try Nine Is The Key by Jodawo: https://app.crackingthecryptic.com/sudoku/rTBnqH2N7f
Normal Sudoku rules apply. Digits along an arrow must sum to the number in the circle. Digits joined by a black dot are in a 1:2 ratio. Numbers along a ‘Between Line’ must have a value between the values of the numbers on its circles.
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Music: Tim McCaskey (Guitar) or Lucy Audrin (Piano) or Riffclown plays Mozart’s Sonata no 16 (“Sonata Facile”), and Mark’s outro music by Riffclown.
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Opening Credits: Joel Blundell
Hi! We’re Simon Anthony and Mark Goodliffe, two of the UK’s most enthusiastic puzzle solvers. We have both represented the UK at the World Sudoku Championships and the World Puzzle Championships. We’re also “cryptic crossword” aficionados. Mark is the twelve-time winner of The Times championship and Simon is the former record holder for most consecutive correct solutions to The Listener crossword. We hope we can help your puzzle solving while also introducing you to some of the world’s best puzzles.
Thank you for watching!
Simon and Mark
▶ Contents ◀
0:00 Theme Music & News around the channel
1:53 Rules of today’s puzzle
3:22 Start Of Solve – Let’s Get Cracking!