publication date: Thursday, August 24, 2017 (part of Summer 2017)

category: Music

clue: Everything under the sun was in tune with this bandleader eclipsed on the dark side of the moon.

explanation: Waters wrote and sang Pink Floyd's "Eclipse" from the album The Dark Side of the Moon, with the lyrics "everything under the sun is in tune, but the sun is eclipsed by the moon." more…

difficulty: easy

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

Eclipse Week: Whether or not you're one of the millions of Americans expected to watch the solar eclipse on August 21, you can enjoy this collection of eclipse-inspired goos, an easy way to wrap up the Summer 2017 season. Seven eclipse goos will run on the week of August 20-26, with three bonus goos to follow soon afterwards.

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