A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ALIEN

Mon, 28 Feb '22
Not from Earth
Fri, 21 Jan '22
Video game franchise based on a sci-fi film franchise
Wed, 29 Sep '21
Otherworldly
Tue, 27 Jul '21
One from another world
Sun, 23 May '21
Hit film set aboard the spaceship Nostromo
Tue, 23 Mar '21
Who might say "Take me to your leader"