A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

IDA

Sun, 2 Jan '22
___ B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporting
Sun, 26 Dec '21
Destructive 2021 hurricane
Wed, 8 Dec '21
Journalist Wells or Tarbell
Sun, 28 Nov '21
Wash. neighbor
Tue, 9 Nov '21
Civil rights activist ___ B. Wells
Thu, 7 Oct '21
Memorable 2021 hurricane