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THEY SAID IT
Edited by Robert Sullivan
October 13, 1986
?Betsy Cronkite, when told that her husband, Walter, an avid sailor and former anchor, wished to die on a 60-foot yacht with a 16-year-old mistress by his side: "He's more likely to die on a 16-foot yacht with a 60-year-old mistress."
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October 13, 1986

They Said It

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?Betsy Cronkite, when told that her husband, Walter, an avid sailor and former anchor, wished to die on a 60-foot yacht with a 16-year-old mistress by his side: "He's more likely to die on a 16-foot yacht with a 60-year-old mistress."

? Mookie Wilson, Mets outfielder, explaining why he was wed in a ballpark: "My wife wanted a big diamond."

?Paul Madison, sports information director at Western Washington University, asked when he knew this year's football team, now 2-1, would be tough: "On Picture Day. We've got some really ugly guys on the squad, and that never hurts."

? Earl Weaver, on his first sub-.500 season with the Orioles: "One good thing—the memory of this'll help me stay retired."

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