A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

REY

Fri, 24 Dec '21
Companion of the droid BB-8, in the "Star Wars" universe
Thu, 16 Dec '21
Singer Lana del ___
Wed, 29 Sep '21
Daisy Ridley's "Star Wars" role
Sun, 27 Jun '21
Spanish monarch
Sat, 5 Jun '21
Palpatine's granddaughter in "Star Wars" films
Wed, 5 May '21
Spanish royal
Fri, 16 Apr '21
Spanish chess piece
Wed, 27 Jan '21
Female Jedi in "Star Wars"
Wed, 20 Jan '21
Spanish king