A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

BEEN

Sat, 22 Oct '22
"I've ___ a Woman" (Sonia Sanchez poetry collection)
Mon, 18 Jul '22
"How've you ___?"
Fri, 18 Feb '22
What might have ___
Mon, 29 Mar '21
Has-___
Sat, 13 Mar '21
Existed