A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

NEED

Mon, 28 Feb '22
Must-have
Wed, 19 Jan '22
Scholarship consideration
Fri, 15 Oct '21
What air is not for an anaerobe
Thu, 23 Sep '21
Have to have
Tue, 21 Sep '21
Lawyer, for a defendant, typically
Wed, 19 May '21
It's a must