enigmatology
n. The study of puzzles—including word puzzles, math puzzles, and logic puzzles—and puzzle construction.

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"Will Shortz is the senior editor of Games magazine and puzzlemeister on National Public Radio's "Weekend Edition."...At Indiana University, he became the first and only person to major in puzzles and, in 1974, to receive a degree in enigmatology, the art and science of puzzle construction."
—Richard Lederer

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