A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ONCE

Fri, 1 Oct '21
Years back
Fri, 24 Sep '21
___-over
Sun, 15 Aug '21
In the past
Thu, 24 Jun '21
Historically
Tue, 1 Jun '21
Second word in many limericks
Mon, 31 May '21
How many times the Washington Nationals have won the World Series
Thu, 1 Apr '21
How many times TV's Perry Mason lost a case
Tue, 9 Mar '21
___ and for all