A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

DEW

Fri, 31 May '24
Wet blanket?
Thu, 9 May '24
___ point
Sat, 13 Apr '24
"Enjoy the honey-heavy ___ of slumber": Shak.
Tue, 21 Nov '23
Dawn drops
Sun, 15 Oct '23
It "shines with a mournful light, like its own tear," in an Andrew Marvell poem
Wed, 26 Jul '23
It makes spider webs glisten
Mon, 29 May '23
Drops on a lawn
Wed, 3 May '23
Summer coat?
Sun, 7 Aug '22
Drop o' the mornin'
Sun, 20 Feb '22
"Do the ___" (soft drink slogan)
Tue, 14 Dec '21
Drops on the grass?