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The Azed Cup
A. J. Wardrop wins First Prize in competition 2338.
Who could be ex-President, one replaced by Pence?
This year’s honours table
The next Azed competition puzzle will be on Sunday 7th May
Latest AZED No. 2,341 23rd Apr
From the archive
Boorish promenader’s against reggae not being represented (10)
First prize winner by J. F. Grimshaw in competition 904