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Auburn's Elliott takes national crossword puzzle tournament

Joining Len Elliott at the awards ceremony was Ophira Eisenberg, host of National Public Radio
Joining Len Elliott at the awards ceremony was Ophira Eisenberg, host of National Public Radio's 'Ask Me Another' program.
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Len Elliott, the Auburn Reporter's Crossword Man, recently captured first place in his age group at the 36th American Crossword Puzzle Tournament in Brooklyn, N.Y.

It was Elliott's first title at the tournament. He has collected six third-place trophies at the tournament since 2005.

Joining Len Elliott at the awards ceremony was Ophira Eisenberg, host of National Public Radio's "Ask Me Another" program.

The tournament is one of the largest of its kind in the world.

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