publication date: Monday, September 26, 2016 (part of Fall 2016)

category: Sports

clue: Miami mourns its missing Marlin, mortally maimed by marine misfortune. Amid the MLB's meritocracy of muscle, he made managers mind his manifest mastery of the mound in the middle.

explanation: Fernández was a star pitcher for the Marlins, killed in a boating accident shortly before this goo was published. more…

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Matthew Preston, and Jesse King


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