A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

BEAT

Sat, 4 Feb '23
Brief pause
Mon, 30 Jan '23
Measure of time, in music
Sun, 9 Oct '22
Completely pooped
Fri, 24 Dec '21
Recipe direction
Mon, 13 Dec '21
Musical rhythm
Sat, 3 Apr '21
Kind of poet