puzzledom

puzzledom

(ˈpʌzəldəm)
n
1. the domain of puzzles
2. the state of being puzzled
References in classic literature ?
Even for Frank's truly fraternal indifference the radiance and derision of his sister still seemed to sparkle and ring; he could hear her laughter still from the garden of the hotel, and he stared at his sombre adviser in puzzledom.
In 1921 Tunste [pseudonym of Paul Bryan, a National Puzzlers' League member] revealed to Puzzledom the famous formula for constructing a 10-square out of five different reduplicative words--a clever idea, the practicality of which has since been fully demonstrated.