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Fri June 3, 2011
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Sukanya Roy Wins Bee By Spelling Cymotrichous

The Scripts National Spelling Bee came down to a word meaning "having wavy hair." It fell to Sukanya Roy, 14, who wore her straight hair in a pony-tail. In a spelling contest broadcast on prime-time ESPN Thursday, she outlasted competitors with the winning word cymotrichous.

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