A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

TSAR

Mon, 22 Nov '21
Ruler in pre-Communist Russia
Sun, 14 Nov '21
Title that comes from "Caesar"
Thu, 4 Nov '21
The first Fabergé egg was created for one
Tue, 5 Oct '21
Russian despot
Sun, 26 Sep '21
"May God bless and keep the ___ ... far away from us!" ("Fiddler on the Roof" line)
Fri, 17 Sep '21
Imperial title derived from "caesar"
Mon, 19 Jul '21
Old Russian ruler
Sat, 10 Jul '21
Fabergé egg recipient
Fri, 18 Jun '21
Romanov V.I.P.
Thu, 17 Jun '21
Historical lead-in to -evna or -evich
Wed, 19 May '21
Boris Godunov, for one
Sat, 6 Mar '21
Bolshevik's foe
Sun, 31 Jan '21
Bygone royalty
Mon, 11 Jan '21
Old Russian ruler