A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

RON

Mon, 8 Aug '22
28-Down portrayer ___ Howard
Sun, 15 May '22
Jazz bassist Carter, who has appeared on more than 2,200 recordings
Sun, 3 Apr '22
1980s White House nickname
Fri, 29 Oct '21
___ Burgundy, Will Ferrell persona
Thu, 22 Apr '21
___ Klain, Biden White House chief of staff
Sun, 18 Apr '21
"Anchorman" anchorman
Wed, 24 Feb '21
Howard of Hollywood