A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

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Wed, 24 Nov '21
___ soda
Sun, 21 Nov '21
___ Khan of Khan Academy fame
Tue, 16 Nov '21
Narrator of "On the Road"
Sun, 5 Sep '21
___ Minella (Muppet)
Tue, 18 May '21
Khan who founded Khan Academy
Tue, 2 Feb '21
Pizzeria owner in "Do the Right Thing"
Sun, 24 Jan '21
"Blueberries for ___" (kid-lit classic)