A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ANDRE

Thu, 10 Nov '22
Actor/comedian Eric ___
Mon, 23 May '22
Comedian Eric
Sun, 3 Apr '22
___ 3000, half of the hip-hop duo Outkast
Tue, 20 Apr '21
___ 3000, one half of rap's Outkast
Mon, 8 Mar '21
Tennis's Agassi