The entry does, however need attention. First, it's not a phrasal verb; it's a prepositional one. Maybe 'get by' works in this context in Am. English. In Br English, we would be more likely to say 'got past' the editor (which demonstrates more clearly that this is a simple prepositional usage: 'Where did it get?' 'It got past the editor'.
There is, however, a usage of 'get by' that is phrasal. It means 'survive/subsist'. "I get a pension of less than £1,000 a month, but we get by.' I am surprised if this sort of 'get by' has not got into the definition - if it hasn't. ('Get into' isn't a phrasal verb either.)