A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

NIT

Thu, 1 Feb '24
Cause of some head-scratching
Wed, 22 Nov '23
___ to pick
Sun, 5 Nov '23
Small problem
Sat, 4 Nov '23
Appropriate word found scrambled in "pedantic"
Wed, 1 Nov '23
Minor fault
Sun, 23 Jul '23
Something picked in an argument
Tue, 4 Jul '23
Minor quibble
Fri, 4 Nov '22
Cause of some head-scratching
Sun, 2 Oct '22
Baby louse
Sun, 21 Aug '22
Small fault
Sun, 17 Apr '22
Critic's pick?
Fri, 15 Apr '22
Small grouse
Mon, 27 Dec '21
Little criticism
Sat, 25 Sep '21
Quibble
Fri, 10 Sep '21
Small grouse
Sun, 2 May '21
Little beef
Sat, 17 Apr '21
Annual coll. basketball event
Thu, 11 Mar '21
Quibble
Sun, 7 Mar '21
Picky person's pick?
Sun, 14 Feb '21
Quibble