A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

IDEA

Mon, 29 Nov '21
"What's the big ___?"
Fri, 26 Nov '21
See 60-Down
Thu, 14 Oct '21
Bit of creativity
Mon, 30 Aug '21
Something that might pop into your head
Thu, 29 Jul '21
Gist
Thu, 22 Jul '21
"Where'd you get that ___?"
Fri, 9 Jul '21
Piece of mind?
Tue, 1 Jun '21
It's a thought
Fri, 23 Apr '21
"The right" thing
Sun, 11 Apr '21
"The slightest" or "the foggiest" thing
Wed, 7 Apr '21
Mental spark
Wed, 10 Mar '21
It might occur to you
Sun, 3 Jan '21
"The very ___!"