A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

SSN

Thu, 18 Aug '22
Fig. whose first three digits were geographically based until 2011
Sat, 6 Aug '22
ID since 1935
Sun, 10 Jul '22
Personal ID
Wed, 6 Jul '22
Fig. with two hyphens
Thu, 19 May '22
Only four-ninths of it is usually shown: Abbr.
Fri, 13 May '22
W-2 ID
Fri, 29 Apr '22
Bit of info for an accountant: Abbr.
Tue, 15 Mar '22
Govt.-issued ID
Mon, 28 Feb '22
ID in the form xxx-xx-xxxx
Sat, 8 Jan '22
Certain acct. info
Thu, 9 Dec '21
Govt.-issued ID
Sat, 4 Dec '21
Digits on a paper card, for short
Sat, 9 Oct '21
Fig. often written with X's
Sun, 26 Sep '21
Phishing target, for short
Fri, 17 Sep '21
Twice-hyphenated ID
Sat, 10 Jul '21
Doubly hyphenated fig.
Fri, 2 Jul '21
Piece of sensitive info, for short
Sat, 19 Jun '21
Phisher's "catch," for short
Wed, 16 Jun '21
Job app ID
Thu, 27 May '21
ID theft target
Wed, 28 Apr '21
I.R.S. ID
Sun, 18 Apr '21
Personal datum: Abbr.
Thu, 15 Apr '21
ID datum
Sun, 11 Apr '21
Phishing target, for short
Wed, 31 Mar '21
Nine-digit ID, in brief
Mon, 1 Mar '21
Nine-digit government ID
Sun, 7 Feb '21
I.R.S. ID