A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

VET

Mon, 15 Aug '22
Ex-Marine, e.g., informally
Thu, 7 Jul '22
Pro who calls the shots?
Wed, 27 Apr '22
Screen, as a potential running mate
Mon, 28 Feb '22
Doggie doc
Wed, 16 Feb '22
Dog doc
Fri, 1 Oct '21
Old pro
Sun, 16 May '21
One doing a Spot check?
Mon, 26 Apr '21
Ex-G.I.