A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ELLA

Tue, 30 Nov '21
The singer Lorde's given name
Fri, 12 Nov '21
Civil rights activist Baker
Fri, 22 Oct '21
"___ and Basie!" (1963 jazz album)
Sun, 10 Oct '21
Civil rights activist Baker
Wed, 22 Sep '21
Fitzgerald of jazz
Wed, 25 Aug '21
Singer Mai with the 2018 hit "Boo'd Up"
Tue, 13 Jul '21
Jazz legend Fitzgerald
Mon, 21 Jun '21
Woman's name that's also a Spanish pronoun
Tue, 15 Jun '21
Jazz's Fitzgerald
Thu, 20 May '21
Poet ___ Wheeler Wilcox
Tue, 4 May '21
Fitzgerald of jazz
Thu, 29 Apr '21
Real first name of singer Lorde
Wed, 7 Apr '21
___ Emhoff, stepdaughter of Kamala Harris