A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

YODA

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"