Congrats to the National Adult Spelling Bee winner Jim Sherry from Troy, Alabama. Jim won the $1, prize in Round 27 by spelling "quincunx." In the later rounds of the Bee, he also correctly spelled "festinate", “maquette”, kludge” and “moiety.”. Adult Spelling Bee. NEW VENUE! NOW AT THE DSI COMEDY THEATER on FRANKLIN STREET! Upcoming dates: Tuesday, December 7. (All shows, p.m.