Subtract-a-Square

[From the notes of Emily Moore.]

In the game ``Subtract-a-Square,'' a positive integer is written down and two players alternately subtract squares from it until a player is able to leave zero, in which case he/she is the winner. What square should the first player subtract if the original number is 29?


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