A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

NESS

Sun, 17 Apr '22
Ending with bald or bold
Wed, 23 Feb '22
Noted enforcer of Prohibition
Fri, 17 Dec '21
Adjective-to-noun suffix
Sun, 10 Oct '21
Noun-making suffix
Tue, 6 Apr '21
"Untouchable" agent