A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

AIDA

Sun, 25 Sep '22
Opera that aptly premiered in Egypt
Fri, 19 Aug '22
Opera daughter of Amonasro
Tue, 5 Apr '22
Opera set in Egypt
Wed, 23 Mar '22
Verdi opera set in ancient Egypt
Fri, 17 Dec '21
Sophia Loren title role of 1953
Wed, 8 Dec '21
Soprano who ends up trapped in a vault
Thu, 30 Sep '21
Verdi opera
Mon, 23 Aug '21
Verdi opera
Thu, 19 Aug '21
Operatic daughter of the king Amonasro
Wed, 9 Jun '21
Opera that's 2-Down backward
Sun, 17 Jan '21
Musical with the opening number "Every Story Is a Love Story"
Sun, 10 Jan '21
It's been performed more than 1,000 times at the Met