A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ANSEL

Fri, 6 May '22
Male's name hidden backward in this clue
Wed, 20 Apr '22
Actor Elgort of "Baby Driver"
Thu, 27 Jan '22
Adams behind a camera
Fri, 25 Jun '21
Environmentalist Adams
Sun, 18 Apr '21
Actor Elgort of "The Fault in Our Stars"