A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

PANDA

Tue, 31 May '22
National Zoo attraction
Sat, 16 Apr '22
An adult one can spend up to 16 hours a day eating
Sun, 19 Sep '21
The National Zoo's Xiao Qi Ji, e.g.
Sat, 24 Jul '21
2008 Beijing Olympics mascot
Tue, 8 Jun '21
"Bear" with black eye patches