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- n. One who enjoys creating or solving puzzles; a puzzle aficionado.
The first English puzzlist whose name has come down to us was a
Take, for example, three proofs of the theorem from three different eras: one by Liu Hui, a Chinese mathematician from the third century C.E.; one by Leonardo da Vinci; and the third by Henry Dudeney, Britain’s most famous puzzlist, dated 1917.