A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

CHER

Tue, 7 May '24
Nicolas Cage's co-star in "Moonstruck"
Sat, 25 Nov '23
Singer who was the highest-selling doll of 1976, surpassing Barbie
Mon, 16 Oct '23
"If I Could Turn Back Time" singer
Wed, 4 Oct '23
Singer with the "Living Proof" farewell tour (2002-05) … as well as a "Here We Go Again" tour (2018-20)
Tue, 11 Apr '23
"Clueless" protagonist
Wed, 8 Mar '23
"Moonstruck" star
Sun, 13 Feb '22
"Dark Lady" hitmaker, 1974
Mon, 18 Oct '21
One-named pop diva
Sun, 10 Oct '21
"Clueless" protagonist
Tue, 8 Jun '21
One-named singer with a 1988 Best Actress Oscar