Star Sums Sudoku Puzzle (Fun With Sudoku #300)

Today is a special day. Today Fun With Sudoku Series as completing 300 puzzles. It means that there is now 300 medium level 9x9 Sudoku puzzles to be explored and solved by our readers which will not only get them familiar with new Sudoku variations but will also make them expert in solving Sudoku puzzles. 
There is also Daily Sudoku League which at the moment contains 215 tough level Sudoku puzzles. This Sudoku series is for expert Sudoku solvers as Sudoku puzzles posted in this series are very tough and also Sudoku types included in this series are novice and experimental. 
Along with these two series, there is also Mini Sudoku Series which contains 6x6 Sudoku types. These are easy 6x6 sized Sudoku puzzles that can be used by beginners and kids to understand any Sudoku variation rules. 
Now here is the special Sudoku for the special day. This Star Sums Sudoku is a little cute and easy Sudoku which I submitted for Instruction-less round in World Sudoku Championship 2017. Star Sums Sudoku is inspired by Star Product Sudoku in which the product of stars is given outside the Sudoku grid. This Star Sums Sudoku, I am publishing as part of the Fun With Sudoku Series as the 300th Sudoku Puzzle in this Series. Can you solve this interesting Sudoku puzzle?

Rules of Star Sums Sudoku Puzzle

Standard Sudoku Rules apply. Additionally, the clues outside the grid indicate the sums of the digits placed in the cells containing stars in the corresponding row or column.
Star Sums Sudoku Puzzle (Fun With Sudoku #300)
Star Sums Sudoku Puzzle (Fun With Sudoku #300)
The answer to this Star Sums Sudoku puzzle can be viewed by clicking on the button. Please do give your best try to solve this Sudoku puzzle before looking at the answer.

This Star Sums Sudoku Puzzle, I am publishing as #300th Sudoku puzzle in Fun With Sudoku Series. Here are the next and previous Sudoku puzzles published in this series.


Unknown said...

Done star sum in 12 minutes
It was easy but I made some mistake and started again

Rakesh said...

4.10 nice and easy

kishy said...

4:03 on 300th.Congrats !

Rajesh Kumar said...

Thanks Kishore!