A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

TIM

Sat, 30 Oct '21
Ohio congressman Ryan
Fri, 3 Sep '21
Robinson of TV's "I Think You Should Leave"
Sat, 31 Jul '21
U.S. soccer legend ___ Howard
Mon, 24 May '21
Dickens's Tiny ___
Fri, 23 Apr '21
___ the Enchanter, role in "Monty Python and the Holy Grail"
Fri, 12 Mar '21
Self-help guru Ferriss
Sun, 10 Jan '21
Tiny ___