enigmatologist

enigmatologist

a person who studies and writes word, logic, or mathematical puzzles
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Other special speakers included actor Marlo Thomas (filling in for Sarah Ferguson); authors Salman Rushdie and John Grisham; Dave Isay, founder of StoryCorps, a nonprofit oral history project; Will Shortz, enigmatologist and The New York Times Puzzle Master; and Eppo van Nispen Tot Sevenaer, the innovator behind the DOK Library Concept Center in Delft in the Netherlands who spoke on the future of libraries.