A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

PET

Thu, 24 Mar '22
Stroke ... or the object of strokes
Sun, 20 Mar '22
Something that all but three U.S. presidents have had while in office
Sun, 28 Nov '21
Term of endearment
Fri, 17 Sep '21
Lady, but not the Tramp
Sat, 4 Sep '21
Favorite
Sun, 15 Aug '21
Stroke
Thu, 25 Mar '21
Word before food or theory
Mon, 15 Mar '21
Indoor animal