A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ENE

Fri, 1 Apr '22
K.C.-to-Detroit direction
Sun, 20 Feb '22
Phoenix-to-Albuquerque dir.
Fri, 10 Dec '21
Suffix with acetyl
Tue, 18 May '21
Opposite of WSW
Sun, 7 Mar '21
Memphis-to-Nashville dir.
Mon, 4 Jan '21
Opposite of WSW