A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

IMON

Tue, 16 Nov '21
"___ the case!"
Wed, 22 Sep '21
"It's showtime for me!"
Fri, 10 Sep '21
Comment after a cue
Sat, 28 Aug '21
Performer's "Wish me luck!"
Thu, 6 May '21
"That's my cue!"