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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. Heald wins First Prize in competition 2486.
Baron Hardup merrily gives away daughter, Prince becoming husband by end of Cinderella pantomime
This year’s honours table
The next Azed competition puzzle will be on Sunday 1st March
Latest AZED No. 2,489 23rd Feb
From the archive
Hole in one, stroke secured by iron, clever stuff! (8)
Third prize winner by L. F. Marzillier in competition 2369