A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

OAKS

Wed, 13 Jul '22
"White" or "red" trees
Thu, 7 Jul '22
Kentucky ___ (sister race of the Kentucky Derby)
Mon, 6 Jun '22
Trees with acorns
Sun, 23 May '21
Trees under which truffles might grow
Fri, 15 Jan '21
Symbols of strength