A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ERAS

Tue, 2 Nov '21
Paleozoic and Mesozoic
Sun, 31 Oct '21
Ballpark figures, in brief
Fri, 8 Oct '21
Ballpark figs.
Wed, 25 Aug '21
Timeline spans
Sat, 21 Aug '21
Special times
Fri, 6 Aug '21
Things sometimes named after queens
Sun, 20 Jun '21
Important stretches
Sat, 5 Jun '21
Low stats for some M.V.P. winners
Tue, 13 Apr '21
Periods of time
Thu, 18 Mar '21
Paleozoic, Mesozoic, Cenozoic, etc.
Sat, 20 Feb '21
Reigns, say
Sat, 9 Jan '21
Things sometimes named for kings