A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

EPIC

Thu, 4 Nov '21
"1917," e.g.
Sun, 12 Sep '21
___ Games, company behind Fortnite
Sun, 29 Aug '21
Word with poetry or proportions
Thu, 12 Aug '21
To be remembered for all time
Sun, 8 Aug '21
Legendary
Tue, 8 Jun '21
___ Games, maker of Fortnite
Mon, 31 May '21
The "Odyssey," for one
Fri, 28 May '21
More than outstanding
Tue, 11 May '21
"Lawrence of Arabia," for one
Wed, 28 Apr '21
The "Mahabharata" or the "Ramayana"
Thu, 18 Mar '21
Derek Walcott's "Omeros," for one
Mon, 15 Feb '21
More than magnificent
Sat, 30 Jan '21
Earth-shattering