A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

EMO

Sat, 27 Aug '22
Rock variety
Sun, 24 Jul '22
Prone to brooding, say
Sat, 4 Jun '22
Post-punk genre
Mon, 30 May '22
Music subcategory that's a vowel change from 8-Down
Tue, 24 May '22
Angsty genre
Wed, 11 May '22
Genre of Death Cab for Cutie
Sun, 17 Apr '22
Rock type
Tue, 22 Mar '22
Punk offshoot
Wed, 2 Mar '22
My Chemical Romance genre
Mon, 14 Feb '22
Moody music genre
Wed, 24 Nov '21
Brooding style in music or fashion
Wed, 3 Nov '21
___ rap (music subgenre)
Sun, 26 Sep '21
Goth relative
Sun, 12 Sep '21
"Music's most maligned genre," per critic Tom Connick
Mon, 9 Aug '21
Moody genre of music or fashion
Tue, 20 Jul '21
Rock music style
Wed, 30 Jun '21
___ pop (genre for Billie Eilish)
Mon, 14 Jun '21
Music genre for Weezer or Fall Out Boy
Mon, 10 May '21
Angsty music genre
Tue, 4 May '21
"Punk rock's moody younger sibling," per Rolling Stone
Tue, 2 Mar '21
Like a brooding teen, maybe
Sun, 28 Feb '21
Punk cousin