07.15.14 — Company

Macy’s symbol


Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Puzzle by Zhouqin Burnikel / Edited by Will Shortz

Four company founders and a company they established comprises the main feature of this Tuesday crossword:

TED TURNER / CNN (6D. Founder of 6-Down; 6D. World’s most widely distributed syndicated news service)
JEFF BEZOS / AMAZON (11D. Founder of 36-Across; 36A. World’s largest online retailer)
SAM WALTON / WALMART (34D. Founder of 58-Across; 58A. World’s biggest private employer)
STEVE JOBS / APPLE (63A. Founder of 47-Down; 47D. “World’s most admired company,” per Fortune)

Other — BOREDOM (9D. Cause of yawning), BREAKS UP (45A. Splits, as a couple), BREEZE (20A. Relief on a hot day), OVERFED (21A. Stuffed), SCRAPES (43D. Just gets by), STAR (38A. Macy’s symbol), founded by R. H. Macy, SURE CAN (5D. “No prob”), UZBEK (18D. Turkic tongue), YES I KNOW (32A. “That’s not news to me”).


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