Wordplay (2006): Ellen Ripstein Wins Crossword Tournament Part 2

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The clip Ellen Ripstein wins crossword tournament Part 2 from Wordplay (2006)

Because Patrick is nice, and...
The clip Ellen Ripstein wins crossword tournament Part 2 from Wordplay (2006)

Because Patrick is nice, and people would like him to win...
but, God, you know, they really wanted me to win already. And then
Patrick's in
But hold on a minute.
With a mistake. With a mistake.
There was a bad crossing, and he had made a mistake.
So, you know, everyone's just holding their breath.
Oh, she's so close. She is so close.
She's lookin'it over. The second hand  It is comin'up.
I fill in the last letter and turn around and
I'm crying just even thinking about it. And the place just went totally nuts.
They're going, "El-len! El-len!"
A guy pulled out a banner that said "R-R-R-Ripstein. This is your year. "
And I was going, "Are you sure? Are you sure? Would you check the puzzle?"
And they were checking. "No, no. It "
And I was just sobbing. It was so great.
In a dramatic, come-from-behind, last-second victory...
Ellen is the winner.
Are they sure?
Hollywood couldn't have scripted a better finish.
Are you sure?
You know, it is a kind of nerdy thing, but it's it's neat.
Although, I had a boyfriend once who was just
You know, he would sort of try to put me down...
and I would say, "Well, what are you the best in the country at?"
You know? At least, I'm... worth something.
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