A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ABEL

Sun, 21 Nov '21
Brother of 99-Down
Tue, 31 Aug '21
Brother of Cain
Thu, 5 Aug '21
His murder elicited the first wail of mourning, in Islamic accounts
Tue, 13 Jul '21
Member of the first family
Tue, 25 May '21
___ Prize, annual award in mathematics