A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

OWN

Wed, 29 Sep '21
Lease alternative
Wed, 28 Jul '21
Accept responsibility for
Thu, 15 Jul '21
Have
Thu, 1 Jul '21
Completely dominate
Sat, 8 May '21
Accept the blame for
Tue, 12 Jan '21
The "O" of B.Y.O.B.