A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

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Thu, 16 Jun '22
Luke, to Darth Vader
Fri, 15 Apr '22
Chaz, to Cher
Mon, 10 Jan '22
George or Louis, to William and Kate
Tue, 21 Dec '21
Cronus, to Uranus
Sun, 5 Dec '21
Family member inaptly found in "ladies only"
Thu, 23 Sep '21
Anderson Cooper, to Gloria Vanderbilt
Fri, 9 Apr '21
Start of some sequel titles
Wed, 31 Mar '21
Heracles, to Zeus
Thu, 18 Mar '21
Sixth U.S. president vis-à-vis the second, e.g.