A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

DREW

Sun, 28 Nov '21
Started a turn, perhaps
Tue, 23 Nov '21
Picked a card
Sun, 14 Nov '21
Used colored pencils, say
Fri, 22 Oct '21
Participated in a pistol duel
Thu, 23 Sep '21
Didn't win or lose
Mon, 6 Sep '21
Did a sketch