A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

STAR

Sun, 12 Jun '22
A pan might come with just one
Wed, 25 May '22
Symbol on an "8" key
Fri, 1 Apr '22
Holiday cookie shape
Mon, 7 Mar '22
Constellation part
Sun, 27 Feb '22
Have the lead (in)
Mon, 20 Dec '21
One of three in Orion's belt
Sat, 16 Oct '21
Common Christmas tree decoration
Wed, 22 Sep '21
Milky Way bit
Tue, 21 Sep '21
The sun, for one
Sun, 16 May '21
Award to wear
Sun, 4 Apr '21
Symbol on Captain America's shield
Tue, 16 Mar '21
Castor or Pollux
Tue, 2 Feb '21
Old TV's "___ Search"
Sun, 31 Jan '21
State symbol