A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ELISE

Wed, 31 Aug '22
Good name for a home renter?
Fri, 24 Jun '22
Renée ___ Goldsberry of "Hamilton"
Sun, 13 Mar '22
Educator/writer ___ Johnson McDougald, first African American female principal in New York City public schools
Wed, 15 Dec '21
Beethoven's "Für ___"
Sun, 5 Sep '21
Emmy-winning journalist Finch
Sun, 22 Aug '21
House Republican V.I.P. Stefanik
Tue, 13 Jul '21
Beethoven's "Für ___"
Sun, 10 Jan '21
Beethoven title woman (whose identity is unknown)