A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

LAP

Sun, 5 May '24
Where a spill might end up
Tue, 14 Nov '23
Kid's seat on Santa
Tue, 23 May '23
Napkin's place
Tue, 25 Apr '23
Once around the track
Mon, 24 Apr '23
Drink like a cat ... or a place for a cat
Mon, 20 Mar '23
Place to lay a napkin
Thu, 9 Mar '23
Unsafe car seat?
Fri, 24 Feb '23
It's 328 feet in an Olympic-size pool
Sat, 24 Sep '22
Equivalent of 400 meters, often
Fri, 9 Sep '22
Unit in Mario Kart games
Tue, 31 May '22
Napkin holder
Sun, 29 May '22
Drink (up)
Tue, 1 Mar '22
Once around the track
Mon, 18 Jan '21
Drink like a cat