A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ARIA

Fri, 26 Nov '21
10-Down highlight
Tue, 16 Nov '21
Met highlight
Mon, 19 Jul '21
Opera solo
Wed, 30 Jun '21
Singer's time to shine
Sun, 20 Jun '21
"O mio babbino caro," e.g.
Wed, 9 Jun '21
Las Vegas resort with a musical name
Mon, 31 May '21
Prima donna's big moment
Wed, 28 Apr '21
"Vesti la giubba," in "Pagliacci"
Wed, 24 Mar '21
Diva's delivery
Sun, 31 Jan '21
Puccini piece
Mon, 4 Jan '21
Something a diva may sing