A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

SAD

Wed, 24 Apr '24
Down
Thu, 18 Apr '24
Heavy-hearted
Thu, 15 Feb '24
Blue
Fri, 19 Jan '24
Sorry
Tue, 26 Dec '23
Disconsolate
Mon, 25 Dec '23
Unhappy
Fri, 8 Dec '23
Pitiful
Tue, 29 Aug '23
In low spirits
Sun, 13 Aug '23
Down
Mon, 24 Jul '23
Down in the dumps
Sun, 23 Jul '23
Sorry
Mon, 8 May '23
Pathetic
Tue, 14 Mar '23
Down in the dumps
Thu, 26 Jan '23
Crestfallen
Tue, 3 Jan '23
Glum
Sun, 28 Aug '22
Crestfallen
Thu, 3 Feb '22
Hurl, say
Thu, 13 Jan '22
Word before case or sack
Sun, 12 Dec '21
Blue
Mon, 8 Feb '21
Unhappy
Tue, 26 Jan '21
Dejected