A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

LAB

Mon, 11 Apr '22
Chemist's workplace
Thu, 17 Feb '22
Setting for the 1962 hit "Monster Mash"
Thu, 25 Nov '21
Chocolate ___
Fri, 12 Nov '21
Where to fill a flask with alcohol
Thu, 4 Nov '21
Test site
Thu, 13 May '21
Chocolate ___
Mon, 10 May '21
Scientist's workplace
Wed, 5 May '21
Word with science or chocolate
Mon, 29 Mar '21
Part of a chem class