A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

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Mon, 23 Aug '21
Wildebeest
Tue, 13 Jul '21
Prey for a lion
Mon, 24 May '21
Wildebeest
Sun, 9 May '21
Beast with a humped shoulder
Sun, 14 Mar '21
Stampede member in "The Lion King"
Thu, 4 Feb '21
Bearded beast