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Can you place 9 letters in a 3x3 grid such that each row and column forms a distinct 3-letter word? Rows are read left to right, while columns are read top to bottom. I will accept words that are found in this Scrabble dictionary.

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    $\begingroup$ We... Have a lot of word-square puzzles, and I'm really sure you can find a lot of possible answers... Sorry, I'm downvoting this as I personally consider this as low-effort. $\endgroup$ – athin Dec 6 '20 at 8:33
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    $\begingroup$ Sorry if this is a repeat. Feel free to close. I don't normally make word puzzles. $\endgroup$ – Dmitry Kamenetsky Dec 6 '20 at 8:34
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    $\begingroup$ This is not exactly a repeat, but there are puzzles which are using 3x3 grid (or maybe larger) and acts like a crossword (with some given clues for example.) So simply asking the existence of it seems off. Anyway, if you are interested, here is a great 3x3 word puzzle: puzzling.stackexchange.com/q/75268/28719 :) $\endgroup$ – athin Dec 6 '20 at 8:38
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    $\begingroup$ Wikipedia: Word square. See variant forms/double word squares. $\endgroup$ – Daniel Mathias Dec 6 '20 at 11:25
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    $\begingroup$ guys come on stop minusing me!!! I've learned my lesson already! $\endgroup$ – Dmitry Kamenetsky Dec 6 '20 at 18:53
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Z Z Z
Z Z Z
Z Z Z

You didn't say "distinct" and zzz is on the list.

Update:

T O O
U R N
B E E

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    $\begingroup$ Ah sorry, yes should be distinct. Will fix! $\endgroup$ – Dmitry Kamenetsky Dec 6 '20 at 8:32
  • $\begingroup$ Very nice, thank you! $\endgroup$ – Dmitry Kamenetsky Dec 6 '20 at 8:59
  • $\begingroup$ Amazingly the secondary diagonal also makes a word (orb or bro). Can we make the primary diagonal also a word? $\endgroup$ – Dmitry Kamenetsky Dec 6 '20 at 9:02
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    $\begingroup$ It would have been appropriate to include the fact that your update was taken directly from Wikipedia $\endgroup$ – Daniel Mathias Dec 6 '20 at 11:26

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