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The Azed Cup

D. F. Manley wins First Prize in competition 2504.

UPBEAT

What hand is raised for – needing pee, about to burst, wanting the loo ultimately?

This year’s honours table

The current Azed competition closes on Saturday 11th July


🏆  AZED  No. 2,508  5th Jul

All online Azed puzzles

Dr Watson reviews Azed 2504

From the archive

See me spouting from Corner? (9)

First prize winner by Dr I. S. Fletcher in competition 1247

Solution