A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

TEMP

Tue, 7 Nov '23
Office sub
Tue, 26 Sep '23
Worker who might be paid by the day
Fri, 23 Jun '23
100 is a high one, informally
Tue, 3 Jan '23
Mall Santa, e.g.
Fri, 2 Sep '22
Fill-in
Mon, 18 Apr '22
Sub at an office
Mon, 19 Apr '21
Work as a sub
Wed, 14 Apr '21
Sub at the office