A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

BALOO

Sat, 5 Mar '22
"The Jungle Book" character
Fri, 4 Feb '22
"The Bare Necessities" bear
Fri, 5 Nov '21
Mowgli's teacher in "The Jungle Book"
Tue, 20 Jul '21
"The Jungle Book" bear
Wed, 31 Mar '21
Bear who sings "The Bare Necessities" in a 1967 Disney film