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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
J. R. Tozer wins First Prize in competition 2250.
MILESTONE (with missing O) (Missing Letter)
Azed’s celebrated reaching it with bean very much sound
This year’s honours table
The next Azed competition puzzle will be on Sunday 6th September
Latest AZED No. 2,256 30th Aug
From the archive
Gladiator’s end could be seen from this old seat (6)
First prize winner by V. G. Henderson in competition 371