A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ORCA

Thu, 18 Jan '24
Black-and-white danger
Wed, 17 Jan '24
Orcinus ___ (marine species)
Mon, 15 Jan '24
"Free Willy" whale
Wed, 10 Jan '24
Animal whose brain has the most gray matter of any mammal
Sun, 19 Nov '23
Part of some pods
Thu, 13 Jul '23
Squid predator
Sun, 7 May '23
The false killer whale resembles it
Fri, 3 Mar '23
Great white shark's only known predator
Tue, 31 Jan '23
Black-and-white whale
Mon, 24 Oct '22
Killer whale
Tue, 20 Sep '22
Mammal made from the first four letters of 49-Down
Wed, 15 Jun '22
Squid predator
Wed, 9 Feb '22
With 65-Across, underwater creature that actually IS a 65-Across despite a common misconception
Mon, 7 Feb '22
Killer whale
Sun, 16 Jan '22
Quint's boat in "Jaws"
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