A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

TEN

Fri, 5 Nov '21
Mark of perfection
Thu, 21 Oct '21
Number of Emily Dickinson poems, out of the 1,700+ she wrote, that were published during her lifetime
Mon, 20 Sep '21
Number of provinces in Canada
Tue, 18 May '21
Highest point value for a Scrabble tile
Wed, 14 Apr '21
One followed by nothing?
Mon, 22 Mar '21
Point value for a "Z" in Scrabble
Sun, 28 Feb '21
Face card's value in blackjack
Fri, 19 Feb '21
See 41-Across
Fri, 12 Feb '21
Sum of the first three prime numbers
Sun, 10 Jan '21
Pin number?