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Author/Opus: This is the 73rd puzzle from our contributing puzzlemaster John Bulten.
Rules: Standard Star Battle rules. Two stars per row, column, and region.
Difficulty: 1.5 stars
Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 1:15, Master = 2:00, Expert = 4:00
Note: Follow this link for other classic Star Battles and this link for Star Battle variations. If you are new to this puzzle type, here are our easiest Star Battles to get started on. More Star Battle puzzles can be found in The Art of Puzzles, in the book Star Battle by JinHoo Ahn, and in our beginner-friendly collection Intro to GMPuzzles by Serkan Yürekli.