A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

OIL

Thu, 5 May '22
Word with snake or salad
Sat, 16 Apr '22
Word with change or color
Sun, 19 Dec '21
Old-fashioned menorah filler
Mon, 22 Nov '21
ExxonMobil's business
Sat, 18 Sep '21
Kind of change
Mon, 13 Sep '21
De-squeak
Wed, 28 Jul '21
Industry that encourages strikes?
Mon, 12 Jul '21
What a dipstick measures the level of
Sun, 27 Jun '21
Medium for Kehinde Wiley's "President Barack Obama"
Mon, 14 Jun '21
Shipment from Alaska's North Slope
Sun, 16 May '21
Heating option
Sun, 21 Mar '21
Word with holy or heating