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.
Here is the entry for Baltimore transdeletion taken from the glossary in the NPL's 1906 publication A Key to Puzzledom:
This has been a news-making year in puzzledom. First, two Times puzzle greats -- Will Weng and Eugene Maleska -- died within months of each other.
The September 1982 issue listed Word Ways subscription information along with several other magazines, and the February 1983 issue featured Faith and me in the ongoing "Who's Who in Puzzledom" series, together with an article I wrote on eight constrained versions of "Mary Had a Little Lamb".