A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

GPA

Fri, 29 Dec '23
Calculation that might include calculus, for short
Mon, 18 Dec '23
Fig. on a college transcript
Tue, 10 Oct '23
A 3.0 one is a B
Mon, 9 Oct '23
Transcript fig.
Fri, 6 Oct '23
Consideration for N.C.A.A. eligibility
Sun, 25 Jun '23
Transcript fig.
Wed, 15 Feb '23
Transcript stat
Mon, 3 Oct '22
School fig. that might be weighted
Sun, 26 Jun '22
Fig. on a transcript
Mon, 13 Jun '22
4.0 is a great one, for short
Thu, 7 Apr '22
Honor student's pride, for short
Tue, 8 Feb '22
College app stat
Tue, 11 Jan '22
Transcript fig.
Sun, 2 Jan '22
Subj. of some collegiate bragging
Tue, 28 Dec '21
4.0 for a valedictorian, maybe
Sat, 11 Dec '21
Ranking no.
Tue, 7 Dec '21
4.0 is an excellent one
Thu, 7 Oct '21
2.0, for one
Sun, 26 Sep '21
Transcript fig.
Sun, 19 Sep '21
Valedictorian's pride, in brief
Tue, 24 Aug '21
Mean marks, for short?
Tue, 20 Jul '21
4.0 is a good one
Sun, 27 Jun '21
College admissions fig.
Fri, 2 Apr '21
Fig. that always includes a decimal