A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

KIWI

Wed, 18 Oct '23
Bird revered by the Maori
Thu, 8 Dec '22
Aucklander, e.g.
Sat, 12 Nov '22
Fuzzy fruit that's technically a berry
Fri, 5 Aug '22
A bird, food or person
Fri, 1 Oct '21
This will never fly
Fri, 3 Sep '21
Christchurch resident
Thu, 5 Aug '21
Green smoothie ingredient
Sun, 31 Jan '21
Fruit salad fruit