A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

KEN

Sun, 9 Jan '22
Comprehension
Mon, 29 Nov '21
Classic doll with "Shaving Fun" and "Mod Hair" versions
Sun, 2 May '21
Range of knowledge
Tue, 9 Feb '21
Understanding
Wed, 20 Jan '21
He's a doll