A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

BEN

Sun, 7 Apr '24
Big ___
Tue, 13 Feb '24
London's Big ___
Sat, 21 Oct '23
Son of, in Hebrew
Thu, 4 May '23
With 22-Across, former senator whose name can be spelled using only the letters in NEBRASKA (his home state)
Thu, 16 Mar '23
Hebrew word meaning "son of"
Sun, 12 Feb '23
C-note
Mon, 30 Jan '23
Jerry's partner in ice cream
Wed, 25 Jan '23
Actor Kingsley
Sat, 31 Dec '22
___ Solo, son of Leia Organa
Thu, 18 Aug '22
"Big" thing overseas
Sun, 15 May '22
$100 bill, slangily
Fri, 6 May '22
Big ___
Tue, 1 Mar '22
Actor Platt of "Dear Evan Hansen"
Fri, 11 Feb '22
Big ___
Tue, 14 Sep '21
Michael Jackson's first #1 hit (about a rat!)
Sat, 31 Jul '21
Singer/songwriter Folds
Fri, 2 Jul '21
Big ___