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Published January 24, 2013, 12:00 AM

Burt Pugach laughs with his wife, Linda

In an April 25, 1997, file photo, Burt Pugach laughs with his wife, Linda, in the hallway of the Queens Criminal Court in New York, where Pugach was on trial for threatening another, younger woman, after she left him. Linda Pugach, who was blinded in 1959 when her future husband hired men to throw lye in her face, died Tuesday in New York. She was 75. (AP Photo/Emile Wamsteker, file)

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