A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

OMEN

Sun, 19 May '24
Sign
Sun, 31 Mar '24
Foreboding sign
Sat, 3 Feb '24
Halley's comet, to some
Fri, 17 Nov '23
It's a sign
Fri, 3 Nov '23
Divination observation
Tue, 17 Oct '23
Itchy hands, for the arrival of money, supposedly
Mon, 17 Apr '23
Sign of things to come
Sun, 9 Apr '23
A butterfly flying into your home is a good one, some say
Sun, 8 Jan '23
Black cat, classically
Mon, 26 Dec '22
A rainbow may be seen as a good one
Mon, 19 Dec '22
Predictive sign
Thu, 8 Dec '22
Harbinger
Thu, 24 Nov '22
A rooster crowing before midnight, it was once believed
Mon, 19 Sep '22
Spine-tingling sign of things to come
Wed, 24 Aug '22
Eclipse, to some
Sun, 7 Aug '22
Warning sign
Thu, 4 Aug '22
Something interpreted from a bird's behavior, in the ancient Greek practice of ornithomancy
Thu, 28 Jul '22
Sign
Fri, 3 Jun '22
Dark clouds, e.g.
Sun, 8 May '22
Portent
Mon, 14 Feb '22
Harbinger
Thu, 6 Jan '22
A rainbow is said to be a good one
Sat, 9 Oct '21
The Grim, in the Harry Potter books
Sun, 26 Sep '21
One might be good or evil
Sun, 4 Jul '21
Auspice
Tue, 16 Feb '21
Gathering clouds, to some