Suko

Sun Apple

Drag the numbers onto the grid so that the sum of the four numbers around a circle add up to the total given in the circle.

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  • Clicking on the 'New Puzzle' button above with take you to a version of this puzzle with more options. You will be able to choose how many numbers are already placed on the grid by using clue buttons. There is also the option to try Sujiko which does not have the colour area totals.

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Suko and Sujiko were developed by Kobayaashi Studios and permission to use the idea here has been kindly granted by their syndication agents, Puzzler.com.


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