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Theme: Something Meta?
Author/Opus: This is the 289th puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster Grant Fikes.
Rules: Standard Spiral Galaxies rules (treat white and black circles the same when solving). After completing the grid, there is a secret message to find.
Answer String: Enter the hidden word in ALL CAPITAL LETTERS.
Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 20:00, Master = 30:00, Expert = 60:00
Note: Follow this link for classic Spiral Galaxies puzzles on this website and this link for variations on Spiral Galaxies puzzles. If you are new to this puzzle type, here are our easiest Spiral Galaxies Puzzles to get started on. More Spiral Galaxies puzzles can be found in The Art of Puzzles 2.