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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
R. J. Palmer wins First Prize in competition 2438.
MONTE DI PIETÀ
Liberal loans with this could be arranged by old-time Neapolitans
This year’s honours table
The next Azed competition puzzle will be on Sunday 7th April
Latest AZED No. 2,441 24th Mar
From the archive
Prepare for war? Oddly, a truce is broken by one who won’t (8)
Second prize winner by A. G. Bogie in competition 423