Welcome to & lit. – The Azed Slip Archive
In this Archive you can find thousands of the best Cryptic Crossword Clues from more than 75 years of the Observer Azed and Ximenes clue-writing competitions.
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Dr S. J. Shaw wins First Prize in competition 2603.
TERAS def. PRATT (Wrong Number)
After dismissing jolly, Starmer’s ordered to reveal what could lie behind dreadful Labour experience
This year’s honours table
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See best & lit. take first place in results slip … and worst end here? (12, 2 words)
First prize winner by M. Barley in competition 1879