A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

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Sun, 28 Nov '21
"There's no place like ___" (Alaskan's quip)
Sun, 19 Sep '21
Seward Peninsula city
Wed, 15 Sep '21
One end of the Iditarod
Sat, 19 Jun '21
Locale of an early 20th-century gold rush
Mon, 22 Feb '21
Iditarod terminus
Thu, 4 Feb '21
Where the Iditarod ends