A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

CATS

Fri, 18 Nov '22
"Old Possum's Book of Practical ___" (T. S. Eliot collection)
Sun, 25 Sep '22
Musical whose name is an anagram of the members of a musical
Sun, 23 May '21
2019 box-office flop described by one critic as "Les Meowsérables"
Thu, 13 May '21
Musical featuring the Jellicle Ball