A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

HALO

Fri, 18 Feb '22
Beyoncé song with the line "I got my angel now"
Thu, 6 Jan '22
Mark of divinity
Mon, 13 Dec '21
Sign of saintliness
Mon, 18 Oct '21
Angel's overhead?
Tue, 5 Oct '21
Sign of sainthood
Sat, 18 Sep '21
Cause of lightheadedness?
Sat, 31 Jul '21
Ring up?
Sun, 6 Jun '21
___ Top (low-cal ice cream brand)