A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ALARM

Tue, 24 May '22
Bedside buzzer
Sat, 23 Apr '22
Part of some drills
Fri, 11 Mar '22
Freak out
Sun, 26 Sep '21
Ringing in the new day?
Sun, 20 Jun '21
Dream interrupter, maybe
Sun, 14 Mar '21
Fire ___