A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

AMIGA

Wed, 12 Oct '22
Close chica
Tue, 16 Aug '22
Spanish friend
Tue, 15 Feb '22
Pal, in Pamplona
Sun, 26 Sep '21
German : Freundin :: Spanish : ___
Wed, 12 May '21
Guadalajara gal pal
Mon, 25 Jan '21
Spanish girlfriend