A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

OBOE

Sat, 28 Jan '23
Cousin of the Spanish chirimía or Italian piffero
Wed, 21 Dec '22
The duck in "Peter and the Wolf"
Sun, 4 Dec '22
It's used to tune an orchestra
Sun, 20 Nov '22
High wind
Tue, 13 Sep '22
Reedy woodwind
Thu, 28 Jul '22
Instrument with a bell
Tue, 5 Jul '22
Orchestral instrument with a bell key
Wed, 29 Jun '22
Relative of a cor anglais
Thu, 26 May '22
Light wind?
Tue, 26 Apr '22
Cousin of a bassoon
Mon, 21 Mar '22
Reedy wind instrument
Sun, 20 Mar '22
Word from the French for "high wood"
Sun, 6 Mar '22
It's blown in the winds
Sun, 6 Feb '22
The "quail" in Beethoven's "Pastoral" Symphony
Thu, 9 Dec '21
The duck, in "Peter and the Wolf"
Sun, 28 Nov '21
Instrument with a solo in Seal's "Kiss From a Rose"
Wed, 18 Aug '21
Instrument played by indie rock's Sufjan Stevens
Fri, 13 Aug '21
Wind with a three-octave range
Tue, 27 Jul '21
Strauss's "Concerto in D Major for ___ and Small Orchestra"
Tue, 22 Jun '21
Instrument that an orchestra tunes to
Wed, 14 Apr '21
Double-reeded aerophone with keys
Sun, 4 Apr '21
Instrument with a flared end
Fri, 19 Mar '21
Wind up on the pitch?
Fri, 12 Mar '21
One with a solo in Brahms's Symphony No. 1
Wed, 17 Feb '21
Relative of a cor anglais