I think I got it ...
Input
+-------+-------+-------+
| _ 2 _ | _ _ _ | _ _ _ |
| _ _ _ | 6 _ _ | _ _ 3 |
| _ 7 4 | _ 8 _ | _ _ _ |
+-------+-------+-------+
| _ _ _ | _ _ 3 | _ _ 2 |
| _ 8 _ | _ 4 _ | _ 1 _ |
| 6 _ _ | 5 _ _ | _ _ _ |
+-------+-------+-------+
| _ _ _ | _ 1 _ | 7 8 _ |
| 5 _ _ | _ _ 9 | _ _ _ |
| _ _ _ | _ _ _ | _ 4 _ |
+-------+-------+-------+
Solution
+-------+-------+-------+
| 1 2 6 | 4 3 7 | 9 5 8 |
| 8 9 5 | 6 2 1 | 4 7 3 |
| 3 7 4 | 9 8 5 | 1 2 6 |
+-------+-------+-------+
| 4 5 7 | 1 9 3 | 8 6 2 |
| 9 8 3 | 2 4 6 | 5 1 7 |
| 6 1 2 | 5 7 8 | 3 9 4 |
+-------+-------+-------+
| 2 6 9 | 3 1 4 | 7 8 5 |
| 5 4 8 | 7 6 9 | 2 3 1 |
| 7 3 1 | 8 5 2 | 6 4 9 |
+-------+-------+-------+

real    0m5.160s
user    0m5.150s
sys     0m0.000s

On Tue, 2005-08-23 at 21:15 +0900, Kroeger Simon (ext) wrote:
>  
> > From: Brian Schr?der [mailto:ruby.brian / gmail.com] 
> 
> > > | 7 1 3 | 2 1 8 | 2 4 9 |   <----eE.G: two 1s in this row
> > > +-------+-------+-------+
> > > 
> > > ? (I missed something, right?)
> > 
> > Yes, see above
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> Simon
>