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In this Archive you can find thousands of the best Cryptic Crossword Clues from 70 years of the Observer Azed and Ximenes clue-writing competitions.
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The Azed Cup
T. J. Moorey wins First Prize in competition 2291.
AVESTA (Printer’s Devilry)
Sadly for the party, nutty Brown lo/st, Ed half-baked
This year’s honours table
The next Azed competition puzzle will be on Sunday 5th June
Latest AZED No. 2,294 22nd May
From the archive
Charlie, doting on William? (10)
First prize winner by W. H. Pegram in competition 657