A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

WASP

Sat, 2 Dec '23
The fairyfly (the smallest known insect in the world) is one
Mon, 6 Nov '23
Insect with a sting
Wed, 26 Apr '23
Stingy sort?
Sat, 25 Mar '23
The deceptively named tarantula hawk, for one
Sun, 4 Sep '22
Yellow jacket, for one
Thu, 25 Nov '21
Builder of a papery nest
Wed, 10 Mar '21
Center of a sting operation?
Mon, 8 Feb '21
"Ant-Man and the ___" (2018 film)