Marooned and Galled

by George Barany and Brent Hartzell

Long-suffering Minnesota Gophers fans in the midst of March Madness (2013)—This "mid-week level" puzzle is for you! We thank Martin Herbach for test-solving in the light of (spoiler) fast-breaking developments, and note for the record other finalists for titling the puzzle: "Pauley Exclusion Principle" and "Nor(wegian)Wood(s)" // P.S. April 2013 — the next chapter begins, as celebrated in our new Barn Stormers puzzle.

Click here to view or download the puzzle in PDF format; here to download it as a puz file; here to download it as an ipuz file [requires the free Puzzazz app to solve]; here to solve the puzzle interactively (thanks to Jim Horne); here for the solution.

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