A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

HONE

Tue, 18 Jan '22
Sharpen
Tue, 14 Dec '21
Refine, as a skill
Sun, 12 Dec '21
Refine
Sun, 19 Sep '21
Sharpen
Tue, 20 Jul '21
Perfect, as skills
Wed, 5 May '21
Put an edge on
Mon, 15 Feb '21
Sharpen
Sat, 6 Feb '21
Give an edge