A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

LOLA

Thu, 26 May '22
German film award akin to an Oscar
Sun, 20 Feb '22
Showgirl in the 1978 hit "Copacabana"
Wed, 1 Dec '21
"Whatever ___ wants, ___ gets" ("Damn Yankees" lyric)
Sun, 20 Jun '21
Kinks song that Weird Al Yankovic parodied as "Yoda"