A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

Words of five or fewer letters since August 15, 2006

aria

Wed, 20 Dec '06
Puccini piece
Sun, 17 Dec '06
"Di quella pira," e.g.
Fri, 17 Nov '06
____ di bravura (piece showing off a singer's vocal agility)
Tue, 7 Nov '06
La Scala highlight
Sun, 29 Oct '06
Part of a score
Mon, 9 Oct '06
Puccini piece
Mon, 25 Sep '06
Opera solo