Astraware Sudoku - It's a different kind of Zen

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Number 9 is the only value possible in cell (2,5).









Number 3 is the only value possible in cell (8,5).









For row 7, number 1 is only possible in cell (6,7)









For row 8, number 9 is only possible in cell (3,8)









Naked Pair for 4 and 7, can remove these as candidates from other cells.









Candidates for 4 in boxes 1 and 7 force the candidates in box 4 to be in the remaining line.









Candidates for 7 in boxes 1 and 7 force the candidates in box 4 to be in the remaining line.









Number 5 is the only value possible in cell (1,4).









Number 8 is the only value possible in cell (8,4).









Naked Pair for 3 and 8, can remove these as candidates from other cells.









For row 1, number 3 is only possible in cell (7,1)









For row 1, number 1 is only possible in cell (9,1)









Number 9 is the only value possible in cell (9,6).









Number 6 is the only value possible in cell (9,3).









Number 5 is the only value possible in cell (8,6).









For row 3, number 9 is only possible in cell (1,3)









For row 3, number 4 is only possible in cell (7,3)









For box 3, Number 8 is only possible in cell (7,2)









For row 2, number 4 is only possible in cell (3,2)









For row 9, number 4 is only possible in cell (1,9)









Number 2 is the only value possible in cell (1,7).









Number 7 is the only value possible in cell (1,1).









Number 8 is the only value possible in cell (3,1).









Number 2 is the only value possible in cell (2,3).









Number 5 is the only value possible in cell (4,3).









Number 8 is the only value possible in cell (6,3).









Number 5 is the only value possible in cell (3,7).









Number 3 is the only value possible in cell (4,7).









Number 6 is the only value possible in cell (4,4).









Number 2 is the only value possible in cell (4,1).









Number 9 is the only value possible in cell (8,1).









Number 6 is the only value possible in cell (5,1).









Number 7 is the only value possible in cell (4,2).









Number 9 is the only value possible in cell (5,2).









Number 2 is the only value possible in cell (8,2).









Number 1 is the only value possible in cell (3,4).









Number 7 is the only value possible in cell (7,4).









Number 4 is the only value possible in cell (2,4).









Number 3 is the only value possible in cell (5,4).









Number 7 is the only value possible in cell (2,6).









Number 6 is the only value possible in cell (3,6).









Number 2 is the only value possible in cell (6,6).









Number 4 is the only value possible in cell (5,6).









Number 1 is the only value possible in cell (7,6).









Number 4 is the only value possible in cell (8,7).









Number 8 is the only value possible in cell (9,7).









Number 5 is the only value possible in cell (6,8).









Number 2 is the only value possible in cell (7,8).









Number 8 is the only value possible in cell (5,8).









Number 3 is the only value possible in cell (2,8).









Number 8 is the only value possible in cell (2,9).









Number 7 is the only value possible in cell (3,9).









Number 2 is the only value possible in cell (5,9).









Number 6 is the only value possible in cell (6,9).









Number 5 is the only value possible in cell (7,9).









Number 3 is the only value possible in cell (9,9).