THE POST-SAMIR ERA BEGINS AS ROUND 6 IS UNDERWAY: New favorite Jonathon Horton gets things started by correctly spelling his word. Thirty-three spellers left.
Meanwhile, what do all the don't smoke dope commercials (one implies that if you do, you will not be abducted by aliens) say about the Bee's target audience?
And now comes word that Samir is appealing the pronunciation of clevis.
ETA: 30 spellers left as the contest moves to ESPNews in 10 minutes to make room for women's softball. It looks like the official site is lagging behind.