publication date: Friday, May 29, 2015 (part of Spring 2015)

category: Music

clue: One can imagine the splish-splash sound that it would have made if this mid-century crooner had thrown his knife (named Mack) into beyond the sea's edge and into the water.

explanation: Darin's hits included "Mack the Knife," "Beyond the Sea," and "Splish Splash." more…

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, Joanna Woods, Mike Rothstein, Mike Eberhart, and Aaron Shurtleff


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