A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ZEKE

Sun, 24 Jul '22
N.F.L. star Elliott, to fans
Wed, 20 Apr '22
The Cowardly Lion, back in Kansas
Mon, 7 Mar '22
___ Elliott, three-time N.F.L. Pro Bowler, to fans
Fri, 19 Nov '21
The Cowardly Lion's counterpart in Kansas
Tue, 25 May '21
"___ and Luther" (onetime Disney Channel sitcom)