A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ORES

Sat, 25 Sep '21
Rock group
Tue, 13 Jul '21
Things assayers assay
Sat, 26 Jun '21
They're searched for in a rush
Sun, 20 Jun '21
Smelt things?
Fri, 14 May '21
Raw materials
Tue, 16 Mar '21
Rock groups