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In this Archive you can find thousands of the best Cryptic Crossword Clues from more than 70 years of the Observer Azed and Ximenes clue-writing competitions.
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The Azed Cup
M. Barker wins First Prize in competition 2464.
This country’s losing it – report of impact on the Queen is what gets us all thinking
This year’s honours table
The next Azed competition puzzle will be on Sunday 3rd November
Latest AZED No. 2,470 13th Oct
From the archive
With year out, see many leading characters on showbiz obit list, e.g. Perry, James (5)
Third prize winner by J. C. Leyland in competition 2325