*definition*:

1. A

*board*has:

- any set of placeholders called
*cells.* - any set of cells called
*regions*, each with the same size. - every cell at least in one region.

*Latin puzzle*(lower-case p) has:

- a board
- a set of symbols with the same size as the regions
- the instruction:
*Write one symbol on each empty cell so that every region has all symbols in the set.* - a set of clues: a particular set of pairs (symbol, cell) for some cells
- a solution: the only set of pairs (symbol, cell), amongst those that fulfill the instruction, to have the clues as a subset.

*Latin Puzzle*(upper-case p) is the set of puzzles that results when we render variable the set of symbols and the set of clues in a given puzzle. A Latin Puzzle may have an inscription: a set of pairs (symbol, cell) present in all its derived puzzles

4.

*The Latin Puzzle*(upper-case p) is the set of puzzles that results when we render variable the board, the set of symbols and the clues in a given puzzle.

With this definition, the Latin square Puzzle, classical Sudoku and other are all Latin Puzzles.

Latin Puzzles are then a type of Frequency Puzzles.

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