Sudoku can get pretty tough. But if you're looking for fresh pastures, KenKen puzzles offer a new challenge.
The only problem for me: The New York Times' online KenKen site offers only 6x6 puzzles.
However, Nextoy, the company that distributes KenKen puzzles outside Japan, has spruced up its official KenKen Web site with considerably larger sizes--7x7, 8x8, and 9x9. The sites use the same Flash-based interface as The New York Times' puzzles, which NextToy supplies.
Nextoy President Robert Fuhrer said the puzzles are updated daily. For now, each is of medium difficulty, though larger puzzles are harder in general. … Read more