A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

DALI

Mon, 11 Dec '23
"The Persistence of Memory" artist
Fri, 11 Aug '23
Who painted "Dream Caused by the Flight of a Bee Around a Pomegranate a Second Before Awakening"
Sat, 22 Jul '23
Subject of a museum in St. Petersburg, Fla.
Mon, 13 Mar '23
"The Persistence of Memory" painter
Mon, 27 Feb '23
Surrealist with a trademark mustache
Sun, 18 Sep '22
Painter whose motifs include ants and eggs
Tue, 19 Apr '22
Surrealist Salvador
Mon, 4 Oct '21
Salvador who painted melting watches
Wed, 21 Jul '21
Who said "The only difference between me and the Surrealists is that I am a Surrealist"
Thu, 13 May '21
"Swans Reflecting Elephants," e.g.