A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ORC

Thu, 10 Nov '22
UglĂșk or Gorbag in "The Lord of the Rings"
Sun, 24 Jul '22
Any of the Uruk-hai in "The Lord of the Rings"
Sun, 2 Jan '22
Fantasy creature whose name is an anagram of another fantasy creature
Wed, 29 Dec '21
"The Lord of the Rings" brute
Tue, 14 Dec '21
Tolkien monster
Thu, 5 Aug '21
"Lord of the Rings" baddie
Thu, 18 Mar '21
Soldier of Sauron
Wed, 3 Feb '21
Elf's foe in "The Lord of the Rings"
Fri, 15 Jan '21
Fantasy monster