A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

DOW

Wed, 17 Aug '22
Business index, with "the"
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