A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

NETS

Sat, 14 May '22
Table tennis equipment
Thu, 12 May '22
Results in
Tue, 26 Apr '22
Makes after taxes
Sat, 27 Nov '21
Realizes
Mon, 20 Sep '21
Safeguards for tightrope walkers
Mon, 31 May '21
Brooklyn basketball team