A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

GEM

Tue, 22 Nov '22
Garnet, e.g.
Wed, 7 Sep '22
Real beauty
Mon, 20 Jun '22
Beauty
Wed, 1 Jun '22
Little treasure
Sun, 15 May '22
Peridot, for one
Fri, 6 May '22
Paragon
Sun, 17 Apr '22
Absolute beaut
Tue, 2 Nov '21
There's an official one for every month