A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

LID

Wed, 7 Sep '22
Top of a can
Tue, 6 Sep '22
Tupperware topper
Mon, 21 Mar '22
Part of the eye that blinks
Mon, 31 Jan '22
Jar cover
Mon, 27 Sep '21
Jar topper
Sat, 26 Jun '21
Jack-in-the-box part