2004-02-13 16:09:52.0

Mountain Grove Clerk Wins $50,000 In Crossword

Story Photo A passion for the Missouri Lottery’s "Crossword" game brought a 25-year-old Mountain Grove woman a $50,000 cash prize. Kristie Barr said she buys two or three "Crossword" Scratchers tickets a week. On Feb. 10, she bought a "Crossword" ticket at Country Express in Mountain Grove, where she works as a clerk, and ended up finding the top prize. Barr said she plans to use her prize money to buy a new car and pay off debts. The Missouri Lottery’s $3 "Crossword" game officially started Sept. 26.

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