A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

EELS

Sun, 4 Sep '22
Unagi and anago, for two
Sat, 30 Jul '22
The ancient Egyptians believed they were created from the sun hitting the Nile
Sun, 19 Jun '22
Reef predators
Sun, 5 Jun '22
Sleek reef swimmers
Wed, 1 Jun '22
Some reef dwellers
Sun, 17 Apr '22
Dragon roll ingredients
Mon, 21 Mar '22
Congers and morays
Thu, 19 Aug '21
Some creatures in the ocean's "midnight zone"
Wed, 23 Jun '21
Flotsam and Jetsam in "The Little Mermaid"