A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

LYRE

Sun, 21 Aug '22
Orpheus' instrument
Sun, 12 Jun '22
Instrument for Orpheus
Sat, 12 Feb '22
Zither relative
Tue, 21 Dec '21
Orpheus' instrument
Tue, 12 Oct '21
U-shaped stringed instrument
Mon, 22 Feb '21
Muse's instrument