A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ISLE

Fri, 25 Mar '22
Man is one
Thu, 20 Jan '22
Setting for Robinson Crusoe
Thu, 13 Jan '22
Man, for one
Tue, 23 Nov '21
Archipelago part
Tue, 5 Oct '21
Emerald ___ (Ireland)
Wed, 29 Sep '21
Man in the Irish Sea, e.g.
Mon, 13 Sep '21
Spot of land in the ocean
Mon, 23 Aug '21
Castaway's site
Wed, 30 Jun '21
"Survivor" setting, often
Tue, 18 May '21
Dot in the ocean
Mon, 12 Apr '21
___ of Skye
Sun, 14 Mar '21
___ of Man
Tue, 19 Jan '21
Part of an archipelago