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.
And don’t miss Kosman and Picciotto’s crossword blog, Word Salad.
The wordplay is the definition. And vice versa.
A crossword puzzle is a joy forever.
When a puzzle entry is an unknown
The definition in a cryptic clue should be as long as necessary—and no longer
Sometimes, we just can't get enough