A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

VIN

Wed, 1 Feb '23
Diesel found in street racers?
Fri, 12 Aug '22
___ blanc
Tue, 26 Jul '22
French wine
Sat, 19 Feb '22
Diesel often found in a muscle car
Sun, 28 Mar '21
Sommelier's m├ętier