A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

TALE

Tue, 16 Jan '24
One of 24 in a Chaucer book
Sun, 24 Dec '23
"The Winter's ___"
Wed, 4 Oct '23
Story or mosaic piece
Tue, 26 Sep '23
Urban legend, e.g.
Fri, 21 Jul '23
Account
Sat, 24 Jun '23
Bit of fiction
Thu, 28 Jul '22
Chaucer chapter
Sun, 17 Jul '22
Yarn
Fri, 3 Jun '22
Chronicle
Fri, 11 Feb '22
Account
Sun, 26 Dec '21
Parable or allegory
Sun, 12 Dec '21
Grimm account
Wed, 18 Aug '21
Yarn
Thu, 8 Apr '21
That's some story
Fri, 5 Mar '21
Account