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puzzle

a toy, game, or question presenting a problem that requires skill or ingenuity for its solution
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The film uses the career of Will Shortz, puzzle editor of the New York Times crossword, as its focus: his love of puzzles as a boy, his creation of an undergraduate major in Enigmatology, and his subsequent career including the editing of puzzle magazines and the hosting of the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament each year in Stamford, Connecticut (for another view of this tourney, read Crossworld, reviewed in the February 2006 Word Ways).