A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle


Tue, 4 Jun '24
Noted whale watcher of literature
Fri, 10 May '24
Who soliloquizes "The path to my fixed purpose is laid with iron rails, whereon my soul is grooved to run"
Fri, 19 Apr '24
Stubb was his second mate
Tue, 9 Apr '24
Melville captain
Mon, 4 Mar '24
Moby Dick's pursuer
Thu, 2 Nov '23
Literary character who cries "Talk not to me of blasphemy, man; I'd strike the sun if it insulted me"
Thu, 26 Oct '23
Character who nails a doubloon to the Pequod's mast
Sat, 14 Oct '23
Fictional character who cries "I am madness maddened!"
Tue, 4 Jul '23
"Moby-Dick" captain
Thu, 22 Jun '23
Noted whale watcher
Sun, 5 Mar '23
Literary character who cries "I am madness maddened!"
Fri, 17 Feb '23
Fictional figure who often visits the "night-cloaked deck"
Tue, 18 Oct '22
Captain in a whale of a tale?
Tue, 19 Jul '22
Monomaniacal captain of fiction
Fri, 11 Mar '22
"Grand, ungodly, god-like" man of fiction
Sun, 16 Jan '22
He gave Starbuck's orders
Thu, 30 Dec '21
Captain who cries "From hell's heart I stab at thee"
Wed, 1 Dec '21
Obsessed captain
Mon, 12 Apr '21
"Moby-Dick" captain
Mon, 1 Feb '21
"Moby-Dick" captain