A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

OTTO

Thu, 8 Feb '24
Title role for Tom Hanks in 2022
Sun, 31 Dec '23
Mathematician Neugebauer
Fri, 29 Dec '23
Miranda who played Éowyn in "The Lord of the Rings"
Thu, 14 Dec '23
"A Man Called ___" (Tom Hanks film)
Mon, 4 Dec '23
Palindromic boy
Thu, 2 Nov '23
Palindromic man's name
Wed, 9 Aug '23
N.B.A. forward ___ Porter Jr.
Wed, 21 Jun '23
"A Man Called ___" (2022 Tom Hanks film)
Tue, 14 Feb '23
Bus driver on "The Simpsons"
Fri, 9 Dec '22
Palindromic name
Tue, 6 Sep '22
Eight, in Italian
Thu, 11 Aug '22
Palindromic guy
Sat, 6 Aug '22
Number before nove
Tue, 12 Jul '22
Apt name for a car mechanic?
Wed, 22 Jun '22
Bus driver for Lisa and Bart
Sun, 10 Apr '22
Number between sette and nove
Mon, 28 Mar '22
Prussia's ___ von Bismarck
Thu, 3 Feb '22
Prussia's ___ von Bismarck
Fri, 14 Jan '22
"Cars 2" competitor ___ Bonn
Tue, 21 Dec '21
"The Simpsons" character with a palindromic name
Thu, 18 Nov '21
Dieci meno due
Sun, 14 Nov '21
Aptly named bus driver on "The Simpsons"
Tue, 19 Oct '21
Eight, in Italian
Mon, 18 Oct '21
Germany's von Bismarck
Sat, 25 Sep '21
Palindromic number in Italian
Fri, 27 Aug '21
Name that has left/right symmetry
Thu, 26 Aug '21
Real first name of Spider-Man villain Doctor Octopus
Wed, 28 Jul '21
Palindromic guy's name
Thu, 22 Jul '21
___ the Autopilot, inflatable balloon character in "Airplane!"
Sat, 19 Jun '21
Italian number that's also a man's name
Mon, 10 May '21
Apt name for a car mechanic?
Tue, 27 Apr '21
___ the Great (10th-century Holy Roman emperor)
Mon, 22 Feb '21
Prussia's ___ von Bismarck
Thu, 11 Feb '21
Spider-Man villain ___ Octavius
Wed, 20 Jan '21
Germany's von Bismarck