Problem: The following target molecule is a key intermediate used for the synthesis of hypnotic barbiturate drugs. Propose a synthesis of the molecule from three precursors and any other necessary reagents.

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The following target molecule is a key intermediate used for the synthesis of hypnotic barbiturate drugs. Propose a synthesis of the molecule from three precursors and any other necessary reagents.

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