A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

EEL

Mon, 8 Apr '24
Fish in an unagi roll
Tue, 2 Apr '24
Fish that can give a shock
Wed, 24 Jan '24
Fish with "snowflake" and "sawtooth" varieties
Tue, 19 Dec '23
Snakelike fish
Wed, 13 Dec '23
Slithering swimmer
Sun, 10 Dec '23
Unagi or anago
Thu, 30 Nov '23
Fish in a dragon roll
Wed, 22 Nov '23
"You're as cuddly as a cactus, you're as charming as an ___, Mr. Grinch"
Sun, 8 Oct '23
Fish whose blood is poisonous to humans
Thu, 3 Aug '23
Undulating swimmer
Sun, 30 Jul '23
Slithering swimmer
Sun, 18 Jun '23
Smoked ___
Sat, 13 May '23
Jellied fish in a traditional English dish
Sat, 6 May '23
Jangeo, in Korean cuisine
Sat, 15 Apr '23
Food traditionally eaten on Japan's Doyo no Ushi no Hi ("Midsummer Day of the Ox")
Sun, 2 Apr '23
Anago or unagi
Mon, 6 Mar '23
Slippery fish
Thu, 26 Jan '23
Sushi staple that isn't served raw
Tue, 3 Jan '23
Epitome of slipperiness
Mon, 26 Dec '22
Electric ___
Fri, 23 Dec '22
Dragon roll ingredient
Sun, 4 Dec '22
Delicacy with kabayaki sauce
Tue, 22 Nov '22
Unagi, e.g.
Fri, 21 Oct '22
Unadon ingredient
Thu, 22 Sep '22
Burrower in sand or mud
Wed, 17 Aug '22
Reef dweller
Mon, 1 Aug '22
Reef predator
Mon, 25 Jul '22
Slippery fish
Tue, 24 May '22
Fish that's an ambush predator
Mon, 16 May '22
Snaky fish that can swim backward
Fri, 8 Apr '22
Sushi fish that's not served raw
Fri, 25 Mar '22
Member of the order Anguilliformes
Wed, 16 Mar '22
Conger, for one
Tue, 8 Mar '22
Sushi fish
Tue, 1 Mar '22
___ sauce (sushi roll topper)
Wed, 9 Feb '22
See 23-Across
Sun, 6 Feb '22
It might be a shocker
Sat, 15 Jan '22
Main ingredient in hitsumabushi
Tue, 7 Dec '21
Sinister fish in "The Little Mermaid"
Thu, 25 Nov '21
Caterpillar roll ingredient
Tue, 16 Nov '21
Prey for a barracuda
Tue, 9 Nov '21
Fish that may have only vestigial fins
Sun, 3 Oct '21
Electric ___
Thu, 23 Sep '21
A pelican gulper is a type of one
Fri, 10 Sep '21
Anago, on a Japanese menu
Tue, 17 Aug '21
Fish that's poisonous unless cooked
Mon, 16 Aug '21
Conger, for one
Mon, 9 Aug '21
Sinuous swimmer
Thu, 5 Aug '21
Sushi bar choice
Sun, 11 Jul '21
Unagi, at a sushi bar
Tue, 6 Jul '21
Sinuous fish
Sun, 13 Jun '21
Serpentine swimmer
Wed, 5 May '21
Fish with tiny scales
Sun, 25 Apr '21
Shocker, at times
Tue, 20 Apr '21
Conger, e.g.
Sun, 14 Mar '21
Jellied British delicacy
Mon, 25 Jan '21
Wriggly fish