A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ELO

Sun, 24 Mar '24
Kind of rating system in chess
Fri, 1 Mar '24
Arpad ___, creator of an eponymous chess rating system
Sat, 10 Feb '24
"Telephone Line" band, in brief
Tue, 16 Jan '24
"Xanadu" band, for short
Thu, 16 Nov '23
English rock band with a string section, for short
Wed, 9 Aug '23
"Evil Woman" rock group, for short
Tue, 1 Aug '23
"Xanadu" rock grp.
Sat, 1 Jul '23
Chess ranking system named for a Hungarian physicist
Sun, 7 May '23
Scrabble rating system
Tue, 14 Mar '23
"Telephone Line" band, to fans
Wed, 5 Oct '22
"Mr. Blue Sky" band, to fans
Thu, 29 Sep '22
Grp. with the 1977 hit double album "Out of the Blue"
Wed, 14 Sep '22
"Don't Bring Me Down" band, in brief
Thu, 30 Jun '22
"Turn to Stone" band of 1977, for short
Tue, 31 May '22
Grp. with the 1975 hit "Evil Woman"
Wed, 30 Mar '22
Chess rating system
Mon, 30 Aug '21
"Xanadu" grp.
Fri, 23 Jul '21
"Do Ya" band, informally
Sun, 27 Jun '21
"Strange Magic" band, for short
Wed, 12 May '21
Grp. with the hits "Evil Woman" and "Do Ya"
Wed, 24 Feb '21
"Livin' Thing" rock band, for short
Thu, 4 Feb '21
"Mr. Blue Sky" grp.