A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

OAK

Sat, 17 Feb '24
Barrel material
Wed, 31 Jan '24
Common wine barrel material
Mon, 29 Jan '24
Source of hardwood
Tue, 5 Dec '23
Hardwood tree
Sun, 23 Jul '23
Sun, 2 Jul '23
Airport across the bay from SFO
Tue, 20 Jun '23
Symbol of strength and endurance
Sun, 21 May '23
Cooper's raw material
Sun, 7 May '23
Durable wood
Sun, 16 Apr '23
Sturdy flooring material
Sat, 17 Dec '22
Common street name
Sun, 27 Nov '22
Symbol of sturdiness
Sun, 3 Jul '22
Popular flooring wood
Sat, 2 Jul '22
Wine barrel wood
Thu, 13 Jan '22
Kind of branch depicted on German euro coins
Thu, 9 Dec '21
Blackjack ___, source of dense wood
Wed, 1 Dec '21
Barrel wood
Sun, 3 Oct '21
National tree of the U.S.
Tue, 14 Sep '21
Good wood for whiskey barrels
Sun, 15 Aug '21
Symbol on the Connecticut state quarter
Thu, 8 Jul '21
Symbol of strength
Mon, 5 Apr '21
Bourbon barrel material