A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

GUS

Sun, 19 Sep '21
Nickname for someone whose full name is a calendar month
Sun, 1 Aug '21
Main character in Larry McMurtry's "Lonesome Dove"
Sun, 25 Jul '21
"Gloomy" guy
Wed, 30 Dec '20
Chubby mouse in Disney's "Cinderella"