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### NYT Hard Sudoku 20th May 2024: Sudoku Solution Walkthrough

R1C9 7, Single digit lock on 7 in C5, R3C6 7, R9C3 7.

Double digit scan [1,4] in R7, Cycle (1,4) in left bottom major square, R7C3 9, R7C1 2, R7C2 6, R1C1 9, R7C6 8, R4C1 1, R2C1 5, R5C1 7, R6C3 5, R6C2 8, R3C3 8.

R6C5 6 parallel scan on R6, R9C6 9 parallel scan on C6.

Double digit scan for [6,9] creates Cycle (6,9) in R8 and single digit lock on 3 in C9 and R5.

This is the critical breakthrough point reached without any hitch.

Start for solution from R5C2 4.

Intermediate stage for clarity.

#### NYT Hard Sudoku 20th May 2024: One Step Solution: Intermediate stage

#### NYT Hard Sudoku 20th May 2024: One Step Solution: Final stage

Start from R5C2 4.

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