A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

DELI

Sun, 17 Apr '22
Over-the-counter seller
Mon, 14 Mar '22
Place to get a sandwich
Sun, 13 Mar '22
Sub station?
Sun, 13 Feb '22
___ sandwich
Wed, 26 Jan '22
Place to nosh on a knish
Fri, 3 Dec '21
Offerer of fresh cuts
Sun, 11 Apr '21
Where heroes are made
Mon, 11 Jan '21
Where you might find the starts of 18-, 26-, 44- and 59-Across