A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

TUNA

Fri, 10 May '24
Certain salad base
Fri, 1 Mar '24
Food that contains another food item backward
Sun, 11 Feb '24
Sashimi choice
Tue, 30 Jan '24
Yellowfin or albacore
Fri, 22 Dec '23
Bigeye, for one
Thu, 21 Dec '23
See 62-Down
Tue, 12 Dec '23
___ melt (sandwich)
Tue, 31 Oct '23
Common sushi fish
Tue, 27 Jun '23
Fish that's often canned
Thu, 18 May '23
Aroma that may induce meowing
Thu, 12 Jan '23
Common catch
Sun, 11 Dec '22
Fancy Feast flavor
Wed, 31 Aug '22
Toro or shiro maguro, at a sushi bar
Wed, 12 Jan '22
___ melt
Sat, 18 Dec '21
Main ingredient in the Japanese dish tekkadon
Sat, 28 Aug '21
"... piano, but you can't ___ fish" (classic joke punch line)
Mon, 4 Jan '21
___ fish sandwich