Sudoku-X Sample Puzzles

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In my classic Sudoku-X puzzles, the grid is 9 cells wide and 9 cells deep. The lines of squares running horizontally are called rows, and the lines running vertically are called columns. The grid is further divided by thicker lines into nine 3 X 3 square boxes.

Sudoku X puzzles follow the same rules as standard Sudoku puzzles with one exception, and that is the inclusion of the two shaded diagonals that run from corner to corner. Each row, column, 3 X 3 box and both shaded diagonals must end up containing all of the numbers from 1 to 9. Each number can only appear once in any row, column, 3 X 3 box and both shaded diagonals.

Sometimes (especially in the medium puzzles) the only possible cell that can be completed is within the shaded diagonals. So, don’t forget to keep checking these as you progress through the solving process.

Please Feel Free to Download and Print the Sample Puzzles Below.

Difficulty LevelAdvanced Solving Required?Download Link
Very EasyNo
EasyNo
MediumNo
HardYes
Very HardYes
ExtremeYes
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