A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

STAN

Tue, 12 Oct '21
Obsessive fan, in slang
Fri, 17 Sep '21
Actor Sebastian ___
Thu, 10 Jun '21
Ending of seven country names
Mon, 31 May '21
Obsessive fan, in slang
Tue, 27 Apr '21
___ Lee, longtime head of Marvel Comics