A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

MAR

Wed, 29 Sep '21
Vandalize, e.g.
Fri, 24 Sep '21
58 ___ MediterrĂ¡neo
Sun, 18 Apr '21
Scratch the surface of
Fri, 19 Mar '21
Nick, say
Sun, 24 Jan '21
Tarnish