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A Special Treat

by Steve Schaefer

Place each of the letters of BE SPINACH exactly once in each row, column and 3×3 box. When you have completed the puzzle, the shaded squares can be read left to right, then top to bottom to form a phrase describing a special treat.

Anagram: BE SPINACH

Difficulty: Extreme

Here is a print-friendly version of this puzzle.

 

Please send responses to my email address is mathrec at this domain

Thanks,
Steve