A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

AGO

Sun, 14 Apr '24
Before now
Thu, 15 Feb '24
In the past
Wed, 24 Jan '24
In the past
Thu, 16 Nov '23
Back
Mon, 6 Nov '23
Back in time
Sun, 5 Nov '23
In the past
Sun, 1 Oct '23
Past
Tue, 26 Sep '23
In the past
Sun, 16 Jul '23
Back
Mon, 3 Jul '23
"A long time ___ …"
Tue, 7 Mar '23
Long, long ___
Sat, 4 Mar '23
Adverb in the first line of the Gettysburg Address
Wed, 15 Feb '23
In the past
Sun, 6 Nov '22
"That's ___" ("You may proceed")
Mon, 17 Oct '22
Back in time
Tue, 27 Sep '22
In the past
Thu, 22 Sep '22
Years ___
Sun, 18 Sep '22
In the past
Thu, 18 Aug '22
Back
Wed, 6 Jul '22
What "syne" means in "Auld Lang Syne"
Thu, 2 Jun '22
Fifth word of "American Pie"
Tue, 24 May '22
"A long, long time ___ …"
Wed, 11 May '22
Fourth word in the "Star Wars" prologue
Fri, 18 Mar '22
Long ___
Tue, 22 Feb '22
In the past
Mon, 17 Jan '22
In the past
Thu, 2 Dec '21
Earlier
Sun, 28 Nov '21
Back
Mon, 4 Oct '21
In the past
Tue, 24 Aug '21
In the past
Tue, 15 Jun '21
Long, long ___
Thu, 27 May '21
Some time ___
Sat, 8 May '21
Years ___
Wed, 14 Apr '21
Before now
Tue, 30 Mar '21
Fourth word of the "Star Wars" prologue
Tue, 23 Mar '21
"Give it ___"
Fri, 26 Feb '21
Something found after many years?
Mon, 8 Feb '21
In the past
Sun, 31 Jan '21
Past
Wed, 20 Jan '21
Way back when