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While this is actually just a problem with my current
algorithm, I can make a case that you should accept the
empty set as a valid answer.

Suppose that all pin values are on the order of 1e-9. Based
on the scoring of this puzzle, I can not imagine ever
wanting to connect any pins. The cost of the connector far
out ways the benefits of eliminating the pins.

That being said, I'll go find out what is wrong with my