A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

Words of five or fewer letters since August 15, 2006

roy

Sun, 24 Dec '06
Clark of country music
Fri, 22 Dec '06
Novelist Arundhati ___
Fri, 10 Nov '06
N.H.L. start nicknamed St. Patrick
Fri, 3 Nov '06
Literally, "king"