A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

EVE

Fri, 30 Sep '22
Ensler who created "The Vagina Monologues"
Wed, 21 Sep '22
Apple picker?
Thu, 19 May '22
Biblical progenitor
Mon, 28 Mar '22
Allhallows ___
Thu, 18 Nov '21
Inhabitant of 48-Across
Wed, 13 Oct '21
Night before
Sun, 5 Sep '21
"Gangsta Lovin'" rapper, 2002
Wed, 11 Aug '21
"Killing ___" (Sandra Oh series)
Mon, 7 Jun '21
Garden of Eden woman
Sun, 21 Mar '21
First mate?
Sat, 20 Mar '21
Twelfth Night vis-à-vis Three Kings' Day
Tue, 16 Mar '21
Woman in a garden
Fri, 5 Feb '21
One-named rapper who became a co-host of CBS's "The Talk"
Sat, 16 Jan '21
Predate?
Thu, 7 Jan '21
New Year's ___
Sun, 3 Jan '21
Holiday preceder