Crosswords and no words

A brace of Allusionists came out this month.

First: crossword setter John Feetenby explains how he goes about setting those infernal cryptic crossword clues. theallusionist.org/crosswords

Second: historian Kate Wiles reveals to me that the spaces between words are a relatively modern (and crucial) invention. theallusionist.org/spaces

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