A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

BAKES

Thu, 17 Mar '22
Makes, as cakes
Fri, 24 Dec '21
Gets the batter out, say
Wed, 22 Dec '21
Soaks up the hot sun
Sun, 9 May '21
Competes on a British cooking show
Thu, 6 May '21
Soaks up a lot of sun