# Griddlers Rules and Examples

Griddlers are logic puzzles that use number clues around a grid to create an image. | ||||||||

Each clue indicates a group of contiguous squares of like color. |
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Between each group there is at least one empty square. |
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The clues are already in the correct sequence. | ||||||||

Groups of different colors may or may not have empty squares between them. |

# Solving a Puzzle

Row 2: Clues (3,1), with 1 empty square (background color) between them, add up to the 5 available squares. | Column 5: Clue 1 is already on the grid. We can fill in the rest with background color. | Row 3: There are only 4 squares left to place clue 4 on the grid. | ||

Column 4: Clue 1 is already on the grid. We can fill in the rest with background color. | Row 4/5: Clues (1,1), with 1 empty square between them, add up to 3 available squares. | Column 2: There is only 1 square left to complete clue 3 and finish the puzzle. |