As head of the Penguin Group, he weathered threats over the Salman Rushdie novel. Later, with his father, he had success publishing out-of-print books.
Ms. Bowser was one of television’s most prominent newswomen, reporting for CBS and then for the “PBS NewsHour,” covering a wide range of issues.
On hundreds of magazine covers and in newspaper pages, Mr. Grossman caricatured all manner of politicians and made puns on their names.
Mr. Bennett, the author of “Before the Mayflower” and other books, was also a top editor at Ebony magazine for decades.
Mr. Schmertz promoted “advertorials” for Mobil Oil during the 1970s oil shortages and was instrumental in arranging its sponsorship of PBS programs.
A superstar to crossword fans, Ms. Jacobson made more than 1,400 puzzles for New York magazine, filling them with puns and sparkling thematic clues.