A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

TRY

Tue, 29 Nov '22
Oversee, as a case
Fri, 25 Nov '22
Sample
Tue, 15 Nov '22
Audition, with "out"
Wed, 21 Sep '22
Adjudicate
Fri, 19 Aug '22
Shot
Wed, 20 Jul '22
Don't give up, say
Sun, 22 May '22
Take a shot at
Sat, 21 May '22
"___ me!"
Sun, 10 Apr '22
Shot, so to speak
Sun, 3 Apr '22
Don't give up
Tue, 1 Mar '22
Attempt
Tue, 26 Oct '21
Urging for a reluctant person
Sun, 3 Oct '21
Endeavor
Sat, 21 Aug '21
Rugby equivalent of a touchdown
Sat, 10 Jul '21
Tax
Thu, 25 Mar '21
Five-point rugby play
Sun, 14 Mar '21
Word repeated before "again"
Thu, 25 Feb '21
"___ this!"
Tue, 12 Jan '21
Take a stab