A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ALTER

Sun, 22 May '22
Take in, say
Sun, 2 Jan '22
Tailor, maybe
Thu, 18 Nov '21
Do some tailoring to
Tue, 28 Sep '21
Change
Sun, 29 Aug '21
Tailor
Sun, 6 Jun '21
Let out or take in
Sun, 2 May '21
Take in, maybe