Joshua Kosman and Henri Picciotto are The Nation’s puzzlers. To read more about Kosman, click here. To read more about Picciotto, click here.
Check out The Nation’s Current Issue page each week for the latest puzzle.
Also be sure to check out Kosman and Picciotto’s former blog, Word Salad for Kosman and Picciotto on their Nation puzzle, cryptic crosswords, wordplay and puzzles in general.
When a puzzle entry is an unknown
And don’t miss Kosman and Picciotto’s crossword blog, Word Salad.
The definition in a cryptic clue should be as long as necessary—and no longer
Sometimes, we just can't get enough
Handle with care
Eat, drink, and beam airy