A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

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Wed, 25 May '22
Tribe for which the 45th state is named
Mon, 28 Mar '22
Salt Lake City collegian
Sun, 20 Mar '22
Native people for whom a state is named
Wed, 9 Mar '22
Shoshonean language
Thu, 17 Feb '22
People for whom a state is named
Thu, 30 Dec '21
Pac-12 Conference player
Mon, 20 Dec '21
Salt Lake City athlete
Sun, 5 Dec '21
Pac-12 athlete
Sat, 27 Nov '21
People credited with discovering mechanoluminescence, using quartz crystals to generate light
Sun, 31 Oct '21
Great Basin native
Thu, 30 Sep '21
Sport ___ (all-terrain vehicle)
Wed, 29 Sep '21
Great Basin tribe
Thu, 22 Jul '21
4 x 4
Mon, 1 Mar '21
Salt Lake City athlete