A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

DEFT

Sat, 13 Aug '22
Like a virtuoso
Sat, 16 Jul '22
Handled well
Tue, 19 Apr '22
Dexterous
Sun, 27 Mar '22
Artful
Tue, 1 Feb '22
Highly skilled
Sun, 21 Nov '21
Expert
Mon, 3 May '21
Adroit