A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

SAYS

Sat, 24 Sep '22
"Who ___?"
Fri, 24 Jun '22
States
Wed, 30 Mar '22
Declares
Sun, 27 Feb '22
Puts forth
Fri, 21 Jan '22
Makes known
Fri, 7 Jan '22
See 37-Across
Fri, 23 Apr '21
"Who ___?"