A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

YODA

Sun, 8 May '22
Noted character with object-subject-verb syntax
Mon, 14 Feb '22
Wise one in "Star Wars"
Wed, 27 Oct '21
Baby ___ ("The Mandalorian" nickname)
Fri, 26 Feb '21
Diminutive master of film
Mon, 8 Feb '21
Who says "When you look at the dark side, careful you must be"
Fri, 8 Jan '21
Whom Grogu resembles on "The Mandalorian"