A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

CAST

Sat, 15 Oct '22
Start fishing
Fri, 30 Sep '22
Play group
Mon, 23 May '22
Action that can be done to the starts of 20-, 35-, 44- and 56-Across
Sun, 27 Mar '22
Play group
Wed, 12 Jan '22
Playbill heading
Tue, 28 Sep '21
Put in a movie role
Mon, 20 Sep '21
Group in a playbill
Mon, 22 Feb '21
Players in a play