A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

AROMA

Sun, 19 Sep '21
What might whet an appetite
Mon, 26 Jul '21
What a bouquet emits
Wed, 28 Apr '21
Something you might pick up at a bakery
Sun, 17 Jan '21
Lead-in to therapy
Fri, 8 Jan '21
Whiff, say