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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
J. Grimes wins First Prize in competition 2347.
What gets you this nightly? Tallying sheep, possibly
This year’s honours table
The next Azed competition puzzle will be on Sunday 2nd July
Latest AZED No. 2,350 25th Jun
From the archive
What’s holding up railway? Awful skid on frost and ice – wrong kind of leaves (8)
Third prize winner by R. Jacks in competition 1698