A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

TOM

Thu, 19 Aug '21
Waits on an album release?
Mon, 9 Aug '21
Male cat
Sun, 25 Jul '21
___ Perez, former Democratic National Committee chair
Tue, 20 Jul '21
Jerry's partner in cartoondom
Thu, 8 Apr '21
Big gobbler