A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

OSAKA

Fri, 22 Jul '22
City near Kobe
Fri, 9 Apr '21
U.S. Open tennis champion of 2018 and 2020
Sun, 7 Feb '21
First Asian tennis player to be ranked #1 in singles
Sun, 24 Jan '21
Japan's street food mecca