NYT crossword tells readers to go to WSJ for business news
Where does one go to get news about the New York Stock Exchange?
Page Six writes, “The 50-across clue, ‘The Big Board for short’ (answer: NYSE), led to 58-across — the clue for which was, ‘Where to read about the 50-across: Abbr.’ The answer is ‘WSJ,’ short for the Wall Street Journal, which is the cash-strapped Times’ dreaded, fast-growing nemesis.
“Asked about the Times’ glowing nod to the Journal (owned by News Corp., which also owns The Post), Times rep Catherine Mathis sniffed: ‘In my view, the best place to read about the Big Board, or any other business-related issue, is the New York Times.’ Too late!”
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