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Nyet (nyet)

No, in a pronunciation meant to sound Russian.

Common clues: Turndown overseas; Natasha's negative; Politburo vote

Crossword puzzle frequency: 2 times a year

News: Russian 'nyet' stops world walker in his tracks


In the West, Mr. Gromyko received a very appropriate nickname - "Mr. Nyet" (Mr. No) or "Comrade Nyet" or "Grim Grom" for his obstinate negotiating style.


This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Andrei Gromyko".