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Fill in the empty squares with As, Bs, Cs, Ds and Es so that no horizontal, vertical or diagonal line contains a letter more than once (including diagonals like the one A and E are on). Which letter goes in the square marked *?


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This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.

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