A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

HELGA

Mon, 7 Feb '22
Hägar the Horrible's wife
Mon, 24 Jan '22
Mate for Hägar the Horrible
Mon, 20 Dec '21
Andrew Wyeth portrait subject
Sat, 6 Feb '21
___ Hufflepuff, one of the co-founders of Hogwarts