A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ALA

Fri, 26 Nov '21
Banned Books Week org.
Thu, 18 Nov '21
Similar to
Tue, 9 Nov '21
___ mode
Wed, 22 Sep '21
In the fashion of
Wed, 18 Aug '21
John Lewis was born here: Abbr.
Sun, 15 Aug '21
Like
Tue, 10 Aug '21
Chicken ___ king
Fri, 30 Jul '21
Like
Tue, 22 Jun '21
Lobster ___ Newburg
Mon, 7 Jun '21
Montgomery's state: Abbr.
Thu, 3 Jun '21
In the style of
Wed, 19 May '21
Home of the Rosa Parks Museum: Abbr.
Wed, 12 May '21
___ mode
Sun, 4 Apr '21
State where M.L.K. marched: Abbr.
Tue, 23 Mar '21
Similar to
Mon, 15 Mar '21
___ carte (ordered separately)
Wed, 3 Mar '21
Styled after
Sun, 17 Jan '21
#1 of 50, alphabetically: Abbr.
Sat, 16 Jan '21
___ vapeur (steamed)
Thu, 14 Jan '21
___ king