A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ALEE

Wed, 29 Sep '21
On the sheltered side, nautically
Mon, 15 Mar '21
Away from the wind, nautically
Thu, 18 Feb '21
Sheltered at sea
Mon, 8 Feb '21
Away from the wind, at sea
Sun, 7 Feb '21
On the safe side