A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ALOE

Sun, 27 Nov '22
___ water (healthful drink)
Thu, 24 Nov '22
Topical matter for the sunburned?
Mon, 14 Nov '22
Ingredient in some skin-care products
Fri, 11 Nov '22
Sunburn soother
Thu, 10 Nov '22
Medicinal succulent
Fri, 14 Oct '22
Plant with fleshy leaves
Fri, 22 Jul '22
Medicinal plant
Mon, 18 Jul '22
Skin-soothing succulent
Wed, 29 Jun '22
Prickly plant with healing qualities
Sat, 4 Jun '22
Source of oils used in wellness
Thu, 19 May '22
Potted ornamental
Wed, 29 Dec '21
Ingredient in traditional medicine
Sat, 18 Dec '21
What may come as a relief?
Wed, 10 Nov '21
Plant used by ancient Greeks and Romans to treat wounds
Mon, 8 Nov '21
___ vera
Tue, 19 Oct '21
Ingredient in some topical gels
Sun, 17 Oct '21
Ingredient in many balms
Sun, 10 Oct '21
Ingredient in healing gel
Tue, 21 Sep '21
Gel ingredient
Tue, 14 Sep '21
Balm ingredient
Mon, 30 Aug '21
___ vera
Fri, 27 Aug '21
Ingredient in the skin-care aisle
Sun, 8 Aug '21
Staple of skin care
Wed, 4 Aug '21
___ vera
Tue, 27 Jul '21
Healing succulent
Mon, 28 Jun '21
___ vera
Wed, 23 Jun '21
Cooling succulent
Sat, 12 Jun '21
Ingredient in some gel face masks
Wed, 9 Jun '21
Soothing succulent
Mon, 29 Mar '21
___ vera
Sun, 21 Mar '21
American ___ (century plant)
Wed, 10 Mar '21
Common cosmetics component
Mon, 1 Mar '21
Burn soother
Sun, 7 Feb '21
Sunburn soother
Tue, 29 Dec '20
___ vera