A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ROOM

Tue, 11 Oct '22
Escape ___ (group activity)
Mon, 29 Aug '22
Word after elbow, escape and emergency
Thu, 10 Feb '22
2003 cult film known as the "'Citizen Kane' of bad movies," with "The"
Sun, 26 Dec '21
Space
Tue, 21 Sep '21
Chamber
Sat, 10 Jul '21
Book it
Wed, 3 Feb '21
Live (together)