A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

DEE

Wed, 31 Jan '24
Poor grade
Sun, 28 Jan '24
It may be repeated after "fiddle"
Sun, 1 Oct '23
"___-lish!"
Sun, 18 Jun '23
Dennis's sister on "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia"
Thu, 15 Jun '23
Actress Ruby who emceed 1963's March on Washington
Wed, 9 Nov '22
With 36-Across, Kaitlin Olson's role on "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia"
Tue, 8 Nov '22
Barely passing grade
Sun, 14 Aug '22
World's end?
Wed, 22 Jun '22
Brown who wrote "Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee"
Sun, 17 Apr '22
Rapper Kool Moe ___
Sun, 3 Apr '22
Ruby of "The Jackie Robinson Story"
Tue, 11 Jan '22
Actor Billy ___ Williams
Fri, 24 Dec '21
Democratic leader?
Thu, 18 Nov '21
Woman's name that sounds like a letter
Sun, 24 Oct '21
It's just passing
Thu, 31 Dec '20
Not-so-great grade