A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

INDIA

Mon, 29 Aug '22
Home to more than 350 million vegetarians
Wed, 15 Jun '22
End of the quip
Tue, 25 Jan '22
Country with the highest percentage of vegetarians
Thu, 25 Nov '21
Zesty flavors / Part of a Dracula costume
Tue, 23 Nov '21
Where chess is believed to have originated
Fri, 11 Jun '21
First country to discover water on the moon
Wed, 6 Jan '21
Country with 28 states