A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

RIAL

Fri, 19 Aug '22
Mideast capital
Thu, 2 Jun '22
Yemeni money
Fri, 29 Oct '21
Yemeni money
Mon, 25 Oct '21
Iranian money
Thu, 20 May '21
50-denomination coin whose reverse side shows the Fatima Masumeh Shrine