A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

OTIS

Tue, 30 Nov '21
2011 Jay-Z/Kanye West hit that pays tribute to singer Redding
Wed, 10 Nov '21
Redding of Stax Records
Wed, 8 Sep '21
R&B great Redding
Fri, 27 Aug '21
Company that makes moving walkways
Thu, 5 Aug '21
"Miss ___ Regrets," jazz standard performed by Ethel Waters and Ella Fitzgerald
Sun, 11 Jul '21
"The Adventures of Milo and ___" (1989 film)
Sun, 13 Jun '21
Big elevator maker
Wed, 26 May '21
Inventor Boykin who helped develop the pacemaker
Mon, 26 Apr '21
Elevator brake inventor Elisha
Sun, 28 Feb '21
Elevator innovator