A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ONE

Mon, 20 May '24
Early afternoon hour
Mon, 6 May '24
Number that shares a key with "!"
Mon, 8 Apr '24
Common uniform number for a soccer goalkeeper
Tue, 2 Apr '24
United
Thu, 21 Mar '24
Radius of a unit circle
Sun, 10 Mar '24
"Who am I? Two-four-six-oh-___!" ("Les Misérables" lyric)
Sun, 3 Mar '24
Wed, 21 Feb '24
Beatles compilation album made up entirely of their No. ___ hits
Sat, 17 Feb '24
Half and half
Mon, 25 Dec '23
Number of times Rose tells Jack she loves him, in "Titanic"
Sun, 24 Dec '23
"God bless us, every ___!"
Fri, 8 Dec '23
Tip jar item
Tue, 21 Nov '23
Air Force ___
Fri, 10 Nov '23
Unified
Sun, 22 Oct '23
Number that sounds like a past-tense verb
Fri, 21 Jul '23
What I might be
Wed, 19 Jul '23
United
Mon, 3 Jul '23
This clue's number minus eight
Wed, 14 Jun '23
Not yet two years old
Thu, 11 May '23
Word before and after "on," "to" or "by"
Tue, 9 May '23
Soul mate, with "the"
Sun, 26 Mar '23
United
Sat, 25 Mar '23
Only repeat in the Fibonacci sequence
Mon, 20 Mar '23
See 21-Down
Tue, 28 Feb '23
It shares a computer key with an exclamation point
Mon, 27 Feb '23
Number of Q tiles in Scrabble
Sun, 15 Jan '23
Hydrogen's atomic number
Wed, 11 Jan '23
"!" keymate
Fri, 6 Jan '23
What a pointer finger can represent
Sun, 25 Dec '22
I, to Claudius
Mon, 28 Nov '22
Individual
Wed, 23 Nov '22
Sole
Fri, 18 Nov '22
What a raised index finger might represent
Sun, 13 Nov '22
It shares a key with "!"
Tue, 18 Oct '22
1
Sat, 17 Sep '22
Small sample
Wed, 6 Jul '22
The Chiffons' "___ Fine Day"
Sun, 22 May '22
"Good ___!"
Sun, 15 May '22
Partner of only
Mon, 2 May '22
1/2 + 1/2
Tue, 26 Apr '22
Early afternoon hour
Fri, 11 Mar '22
Marine ___
Thu, 3 Mar '22
Small bill
Mon, 17 Jan '22
Number on a foam finger
Sun, 16 Jan '22
Out of gas, informally
Tue, 11 Jan '22
Unified
Thu, 23 Dec '21
Something it's good to get a hole in?
Sun, 28 Nov '21
Only's partner
Sat, 13 Nov '21
With 39-Down, "Wait!"
Tue, 9 Nov '21
Word after square or plus
Wed, 27 Oct '21
What the tangent of 45° is equal to
Sun, 17 Oct '21
With 83-Down, puzzle solver's starting point
Mon, 4 Oct '21
"We're number ___!"
Sun, 5 Sep '21
With 124-Down, feature of van Gogh
Thu, 2 Sep '21
It appears twice in the Fibonacci sequence
Sun, 29 Aug '21
It's represented by a dot in the top-left corner, in Braille
Thu, 12 Aug '21
Common typo for an exclamation point
Sun, 18 Jul '21
Gastric acid, on the pH scale
Tue, 6 Jul '21
Word before "More Night," "More Try" and "More Chance" in Billboard hits
Wed, 16 Jun '21
Unnamed person
Wed, 2 Jun '21
Binary digit
Wed, 26 May '21
Number aptly found in "loner"
Wed, 12 May '21
Number on a foam finger
Wed, 5 May '21
"Take ___"
Mon, 26 Apr '21
Last number in a countdown
Sun, 25 Apr '21
It's 50/50
Mon, 5 Apr '21
Number of Q tiles in Scrabble
Fri, 26 Mar '21
What a raised index finger may stand for
Wed, 17 Mar '21
With 1-Down, the smallest amount
Wed, 24 Feb '21
Number of seasons played by baseball's Seattle Pilots
Sun, 7 Feb '21
Half and half?