A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

RHINO

Tue, 21 Jun '22
Bull with a horn, informally
Sat, 21 May '22
Zoo heavyweight
Thu, 3 Mar '22
It has Javan and Sumatran varieties
Sat, 25 Dec '21
Java has a rare species of one
Sun, 3 Oct '21
Spike the Beanie Baby, e.g.