A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ANAL

Wed, 4 May '22
Fussy in the extreme
Mon, 11 Apr '22
Obsessive about little details
Mon, 20 Dec '21
___-retentive
Wed, 24 Nov '21
Detail-oriented and then some
Tue, 28 Sep '21
Seriously uptight
Wed, 9 Jun '21
Overly fussy, informally