A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

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Tue, 14 Sep '21
Singer Carly ___ Jepsen
Sun, 20 Jun '21
Hip-hop duo ___ Sremmurd
Sat, 29 May '21
Hot Chelle ___, rock group with the 2011 hit "Tonight Tonight"
Fri, 28 May '21
Bob ___, Canadian ambassador to the U.N.
Thu, 29 Apr '21
Addison ___, high-earning TikTok personality
Thu, 15 Apr '21
Issa of "Insecure"