A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

USE

Mon, 14 Jun '21
"___ the Force, Luke"
Sun, 13 Jun '21
Deploy
Sun, 9 May '21
Cause of wear and tear
Wed, 5 May '21
Handle
Wed, 28 Apr '21
Manipulate
Mon, 19 Apr '21
Get value from
Wed, 10 Mar '21
Application
Wed, 17 Feb '21
Manipulate
Tue, 9 Feb '21
"It's no ___!"