A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

THREE

Sun, 11 Sep '22
It shares space with #
Sun, 27 Mar '22
Number of 101-Acrosses in [see circled letters]
Wed, 19 Jan '22
Number of Brontë sisters or Karamazov brothers
Tue, 5 Oct '21
Afternoon hour
Sun, 22 Aug '21
A crowd, they say
Fri, 20 Aug '21
See 22-Across
Tue, 10 Aug '21
Afternoon hour
Sun, 27 Jun '21
A one and a two