A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

PEAT

Sun, 2 Oct '22
Bog contents
Sun, 18 Sep '22
Bog product
Mon, 2 May '22
Stuff from a bog
Fri, 1 Apr '22
Scotch flavorer
Thu, 25 Nov '21
It gives many Scotches their smoky taste
Mon, 25 Oct '21
Fuel from a bog
Mon, 24 May '21
Bog fuel
Sat, 6 Mar '21
Organic fuel