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Evil Zinger 11: Polyominous (just one cell)

In this Polyominous puzzle, while multiple solutions for the whole grid exist, there is one empty cell (and only one) which can be solved with absolute certainty. Identify this one cell and the number that belongs there.
I'll let this Evil Zinger (EZ) speak for itself.

7 comments

motris said...

This one is evil! Very nice.

Blaine said...

Another fun thing to figure out is the actual number of solutions that exist.

Jonah said...

I believe it's equal to the number of home runs that Roger Connor hit throughout his career. Anybody getting a different answer?

Bryce said...

I'm getting Nick Swisher.

Jonah said...

Ah, me too. Silly arithmetic.

Unknown said...

3 years after Jonah and Bryce's comments, I am looking at the baseball stat for Nick Swisher and going..."The number of possible variations is not anywhere near 224". Of course, he is still playing in 2013 and his career home run is much higher. But after some research I verified that at 4:43Pm, May 26, 2010, Nick Swisher had 140 home runs, which is the answer I get to the question Blaine posed. Less than an hour later, He hit his 141st, in the top of the 9th to win the game for the Yankees.

The perils of doing old puzzles. :)

Unknown said...

3 years after Jonah and Bryce's comments, I am looking at the baseball stat for Nick Swisher and going..."The number of possible variations is not anywhere near 224". Of course, he is still playing in 2013 and his career home run is much higher. But after some research I verified that at 4:43Pm, May 26, 2010, Nick Swisher had 140 home runs, which is the answer I get to the question Blaine posed. Less than an hour later, He hit his 141st, in the top of the 9th to win the game for the Yankees.

The perils of doing old puzzles. :)

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