WASHINGTON — Tia Thomas, a Latter-day Saint speller from Coarsegold, Calif., sailed through the second and third rounds of the National Spelling Bee today.

She correctly spelled "elucidate" in the second round and "emollience" in the third round. She had survived the first-round written test earlier in the week.

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