Astraware Sudoku - It's a different kind of Zen

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First step - add in all possible valid pencilmarks.




Number 2 is the only value possible in cell (8,5).









Number 4 is the only value possible in cell (2,5).









For row 6, number 5 is only possible in cell (7,6)









For column 8, Number 5 is only possible in cell (8,1)









For row 6, number 4 is only possible in cell (9,6)









For row 6, number 3 is only possible in cell (4,6)









For column 4, Number 2 is only possible in cell (4,3)









Number 9 is the only value possible in cell (2,3).









For row 6, number 9 is only possible in cell (3,6)









Candidates for 1 in boxes 2 and 5 force the candidates in box 8 to be in the remaining line.









Naked Triple for 5, 6 and 8, can remove these as candidates from other cells.









For row 3, number 5 is only possible in cell (1,3)









For column 1, Number 4 is only possible in cell (1,7)









For row 9, number 4 is only possible in cell (6,9)









Number 3 is the only value possible in cell (6,1).









Number 8 is the only value possible in cell (7,1).









Number 6 is the only value possible in cell (4,1).









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









Number 5 is the only value possible in cell (6,2).









Number 8 is the only value possible in cell (5,2).









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









Number 1 is the only value possible in cell (6,3).









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









Number 7 is the only value possible in cell (5,8).









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









Number 7 is the only value possible in cell (6,4).









Number 8 is the only value possible in cell (9,5).









Number 7 is the only value possible in cell (1,5).









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









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









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









Number 3 is the only value possible in cell (8,7).









Number 9 is the only value possible in cell (8,4).









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









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









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









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









Number 6 is the only value possible in cell (9,4).









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









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









Number 1 is the only value possible in cell (3,7).









Number 2 is the only value possible in cell (3,4).









Number 6 is the only value possible in cell (3,2).









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









Number 8 is the only value possible in cell (1,4).









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









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









Number 1 is the only value possible in cell (2,6).









Number 2 is the only value possible in cell (5,6).









Number 9 is the only value possible in cell (4,7).









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









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









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









Number 1 is the only value possible in cell (4,9).









Number 6 is the only value possible in cell (7,9).