Definitions

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  • n. A type of number puzzle, similar to a crossword but with numbers. Each "clue" is the sum of the digits to be placed in its group of squares, and no digit can be repeated within a group.

Etymologies

From the Japanese, カックロ (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Unlike a standard kakuro, where a plus sign is always inserted between all adjacent digits, here a sum may be formed from multi-digit numbers after concatenation, but in each case

    Wired Top Stories

  • DSiWare's new downloads include a collection of puzzle games (sudoku, kakuro, anagrams, etc.) and the downloadable version of

    Joystiq

  • You can generate genuine kakuro puzzles in sizes from 6x6 to 14x14 and difficulties from easy to hard.

    MacUpdate - Mac OS X

  • Kakuro Epic is a Mac version of the famous game, kakuro.

    MacUpdate - Mac OS X

  • I have discovered another logic puzzle that I like: kakuro.

    Booker Rising

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