A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

SPAT

Sun, 24 Oct '21
Tiff
Sun, 26 Sep '21
Small row
Sun, 15 Aug '21
Finished brushing one's teeth, say
Thu, 22 Jul '21
Dust-up
Wed, 30 Jun '21
Altercation
Sat, 13 Feb '21
Contretemps
Tue, 12 Jan '21
Tiff