A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

DOW

Fri, 11 Feb '22
Company that introduced Saran Wrap
Fri, 14 Jan '22
___ Jones
Sat, 28 Aug '21
It has daily openings, with "the"
Mon, 3 May '21
Wall Street average, with "the"
Thu, 7 Jan '21
Blue-chip index