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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 2376.
SOW(PIASTRE)ENS (Christmas Pudding)
Among barnyard animals lies holy son whose love has become a symbol of Christmas
This year’s honours table
The next Azed competition puzzle will be on Sunday 4th February
NEW AZED No. 2,380 21st Jan
From the archive
Slippery thieves may make Spain very shortly if mixed up with this (5)
Third prize winner by P. L. Stone in competition 1424