A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

WIRE

Wed, 19 Oct '22
___ transfer
Sun, 16 Oct '22
Telegram
Wed, 31 Aug '22
Certain money transfer
Tue, 26 Apr '22
What a tightrope walker walks on
Mon, 14 Mar '22
Secret recording device
Sat, 19 Feb '22
Bug
Mon, 13 Dec '21
Listening device for an undercover officer