A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle


Sun, 12 Feb '23
Furniture giant
Tue, 17 Jan '23
Furniture giant whose name is an acronym
Wed, 23 Nov '22
International brand with a three-syllable name
Thu, 14 Jul '22
Retail giant founded in 1943 by a 17-year-old
Sat, 28 May '22
Company that uses about 1% of the world's wood supply annually
Wed, 27 Apr '22
Where one may purchase a sectional with a side of meatballs
Fri, 18 Mar '22
Store with a three-syllable name in four letters
Tue, 1 Feb '22
Big seller of flat-pack furniture
Mon, 17 Jan '22
Furniture megastore
Fri, 24 Dec '21
What Shøp on "The Simpsons" is a parody of
Fri, 1 Oct '21
Its products often come with Allen keys
Tue, 28 Sep '21
Store with a one-way route through its cavernous space
Sun, 15 Aug '21
Big believer in the freedom of assembly?
Sun, 1 Aug '21
Producer of the world's most widely read consumer catalog
Sun, 23 May '21
Its merchandise often comes with pictorial instructions
Fri, 19 Mar '21
___ effect, bias toward products that consumers assemble themselves
Wed, 17 Feb '21
Seller of Uppland and Ektorp sofas
Thu, 4 Feb '21
Its products often come with Allen wrenches
Tue, 5 Jan '21
First company to feature a gay couple in a mainstream U.S. TV ad (1994)