A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

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Wed, 24 Nov '21
"Annabel Lee" poet
Tue, 10 Aug '21
"The Tell-Tale Heart" writer
Wed, 7 Jul '21
"The Fall of the House of Usher" writer
Wed, 23 Jun '21
Who wrote "To Helen" and "For Annie"
Wed, 7 Apr '21
Fittingly, the first three letters of 32-Across
Mon, 15 Feb '21
Author Edgar Allan ___
Sun, 10 Jan '21
"The Masque of the Red Death" writer