A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ZETA

Thu, 25 Aug '22
Greek letter (but not the last one)
Wed, 9 Mar '22
Letter that's only 25% of the way through the Greek alphabet, surprisingly
Wed, 26 Jan '22
Z, in Athens
Mon, 3 Jan '22
Greek letter that one might expect to come last
Mon, 28 Jun '21
Actress Catherine ___-Jones