A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle


Fri, 22 Apr '22
Main component of britannium
Tue, 18 Jan '22
Material easily mistaken for aluminum
Tue, 14 Dec '21
10th anniversary gift
Sun, 14 Nov '21
In Latin, it's "stannum"
Mon, 1 Nov '21
Woodman's makeup in "The Wizard of Oz"
Sat, 23 Oct '21
What's mixed with bismuth, lead and cadmium to make cerrosafe
Sat, 28 Aug '21
Spam might be kept in it
Mon, 8 Feb '21
___ Man ("The Wizard of Oz" character)
Sun, 24 Jan '21
Sardine container