A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

TIS

Thu, 8 Sep '22
"Ah yes, yes indeed"
Sun, 4 Sep '22
"Where ignorance is bliss, ___ folly to be wise": Thomas Gray
Fri, 10 Jun '22
Quaint confirmation
Mon, 23 May '22
"___ the season ..."
Fri, 6 May '22
Scale notes
Wed, 20 Apr '22
"___ no sin to cheat the devil": Daniel Defoe
Wed, 15 Dec '21
"___ but a scratch!"
Sun, 28 Nov '21
"___ but a scratch": Monty Python
Sun, 14 Nov '21
Quaint contraction
Mon, 8 Nov '21
"___ the season to be jolly"
Thu, 30 Sep '21
Contraction that drops an "i"
Sun, 15 Aug '21
"Deck the Halls" contraction
Thu, 1 Jul '21
First word of the song "Simple Gifts"
Tue, 22 Jun '21
"___ but a scratch"
Sun, 9 May '21
Quaint contraction
Fri, 23 Apr '21
"___ destiny unshunnable, like death": "Othello"
Tue, 20 Apr '21
"___ the Damn Season" (2020 Taylor Swift song)
Sun, 4 Apr '21
Stanza contraction
Sat, 20 Mar '21
Carol contraction
Thu, 18 Mar '21
"___ but a scratch" (Monty Python quote)
Sun, 28 Feb '21
"___ So Sweet to Trust in Jesus" (hymn)