A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ALICE

Fri, 18 Feb '22
Children's character who asks herself "And what is the use of a book without pictures or conversations?"
Wed, 17 Nov '21
Wonderland girl
Sun, 23 May '21
Chef Waters who pioneered the organic food movement
Thu, 20 May '21
Tea party crasher of fiction