A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ARTIE

Sun, 31 Oct '21
___ Kornfeld, music promoter for Woodstock
Mon, 4 Oct '21
Swing clarinetist Shaw
Thu, 22 Jul '21
___ Ziff, Marge's ex-boyfriend on "The Simpsons"
Thu, 18 Feb '21
Man's name that sounds like two letters of the alphabet