A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

SOLE

Mon, 22 Nov '21
Bottom of a shoe
Tue, 21 Sep '21
Fish often served "meunière"
Wed, 23 Jun '21
Lone
Wed, 5 May '21
Only
Mon, 15 Feb '21
Shoe bottom
Sun, 10 Jan '21
Base of an arch