A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ETON

Thu, 25 Nov '21
Boris Johnson's alma mater
Fri, 4 Jun '21
One of the schools named in the Public Schools Act of 1868
Sun, 23 May '21
___ mess, English dessert of berries, meringue and whipped cream
Sun, 28 Feb '21
School with a 15th-century chapel
Sat, 23 Jan '21
Early educator of George Orwell
Sun, 17 Jan '21
007's alma mater