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Thursday Code Puzzler: Sudoku

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Thursday Code Puzzler: Sudoku

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It's Thursday already, so time for another code puzzler. The idea is simple: solve the coding problem as efficiently as you can, in any language or framework that you find suitable.

Note: Even though there really is nothing stopping you from finding a solution to this on the internet, try to keep honest, and come up with your own answer.  It's all about the participation!

Sudoku Puzzle Solver

Given any sudoku  puzzle, write a method that can solve it. An example of a puzzle this method would be expected to handle follows:

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