A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

OATES

Fri, 29 Jul '22
Hall of fame collaborator?
Fri, 18 Mar '22
Music/comedy duo Garfunkel and ___
Mon, 14 Mar '22
Writer Joyce Carol ___
Wed, 24 Nov '21
Writer Joyce Carol ___
Thu, 19 Aug '21
National Book Award winner for "Them," 1970
Sun, 7 Mar '21
Hall's partner in pop