A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ORCA

Tue, 2 Nov '21
What's black and white and a threat all over?
Sun, 17 Oct '21
Only known animal to prey on great white sharks
Tue, 21 Sep '21
Largest member of the dolphin family
Sun, 5 Sep '21
Sight from a Seattle ferry
Thu, 12 Aug '21
One in a pod
Wed, 21 Jul '21
Animal whose name consists of the postal codes of two states it passes in its migration
Mon, 12 Jul '21
Killer whale
Sun, 20 Jun '21
Willy, in "Free Willy"
Mon, 3 May '21
Apex predator of the ocean
Thu, 29 Apr '21
Vancouver Canucks' mascot Fin, for one
Mon, 5 Apr '21
Whale that preys on octopuses
Wed, 24 Mar '21
Subject of the 2013 documentary "Blackfish"
Thu, 28 Jan '21
Black-and-white swimmer