A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

LEE

Tue, 26 Oct '21
Spike or Gypsy Rose
Wed, 20 Oct '21
Director Spike
Tue, 5 Oct '21
Director Spike or Ang
Wed, 14 Jul '21
Big name in jeans
Sat, 3 Jul '21
"BlacKkKlansman" director
Fri, 18 Jun '21
Rebecca ___ Crumpler, first African-American female physician in the U.S.
Fri, 11 Jun '21
"Minari" director ___ Isaac Chung
Mon, 24 May '21
Film director Spike
Tue, 11 May '21
Harper ___, "To Kill a Mockingbird" novelist
Tue, 6 Apr '21
Dungarees brand
Thu, 18 Mar '21
"Life of Pi" director
Wed, 10 Mar '21
Wrangler alternative
Tue, 2 Feb '21
Jeanette ___, billiards legend nicknamed the Black Widow