A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

SEAT

Sat, 14 May '22
Parking spot?
Fri, 13 May '22
One might be chosen for its perspective
Fri, 4 Mar '22
Behind
Mon, 14 Feb '22
Aisle, window or middle, on a plane
Sun, 23 Jan '22
Goal in musical chairs
Tue, 15 Jun '21
One of 435 in the House
Mon, 31 May '21
Plane assignment
Wed, 19 May '21
Airline assignment