A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ROSA

Mon, 16 Aug '21
Civil rights pioneer Parks
Tue, 3 Aug '21
Santa ___, Calif.
Sat, 19 Jun '21
"Brooklyn Nine-Nine" detective Diaz
Mon, 7 Jun '21
Parks of Montgomery
Thu, 8 Apr '21
___ Klebb, Bond villain in "From Russia With Love"