A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

YETI

Wed, 18 May '22
Cold-weather cryptid
Sat, 9 Apr '22
Subject of numerous hoaxes
Sun, 23 Jan '22
Himalayan humanoid
Fri, 21 Jan '22
Legendary print maker
Fri, 12 Nov '21
"Monsters, Inc." character who loves snow cones
Mon, 29 Mar '21
Supposed source of mysterious footprints in the Himalayas
Sat, 27 Mar '21
Figure on Disney's Expedition Everest ride
Sun, 24 Jan '21
Elusive legend