A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

TAN

Sun, 26 Sep '21
Sun-kissed, say
Tue, 14 Sep '21
Bygone M&M color
Sat, 3 Jul '21
Shaded from the sun
Wed, 31 Mar '21
Shade of brown
Mon, 8 Mar '21
Lie in the sun
Sun, 7 Mar '21
Brown shade
Tue, 2 Mar '21
Lion-colored
Thu, 4 Feb '21
Cousin of ocher
Tue, 2 Feb '21
Amy who wrote "The Joy Luck Club"
Sat, 2 Jan '21
Shade from the sun