A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

REALM

Wed, 27 Dec '23
Ruler's dimensions?
Tue, 28 Nov '23
Domain
Wed, 5 Apr '23
The underworld, to Hades
Thu, 23 Jun '22
Sphere
Mon, 2 May '22
Domain
Mon, 29 Nov '21
Sphere of influence
Sun, 9 May '21
Empire