A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

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Sun, 27 Nov '22
Discovery astronaut Ochoa
Thu, 9 Jun '22
Comedian who said "Embrace who you are. Literally. Hug yourself," familiarly
Sun, 13 Mar '22
Actress Burstyn
Fri, 22 Oct '21
Actress Pompeo of "Grey's Anatomy"
Sun, 16 May '21
___ Johnson Sirleaf, Africa's first elected female head of state
Thu, 4 Feb '21
Popular afternoon talk show