A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

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Thu, 28 Mar '24
Enhance, in a way
Mon, 29 Jan '24
Rocket launch site
Sun, 6 Aug '23
___ Thai
Fri, 28 Jul '23
43-Down alternative
Tue, 6 Jun '23
___ thai (stir-fried noodle dish)
Fri, 28 Apr '23
Part of a paw print
Mon, 3 Apr '23
Embellish, as a résumé
Sun, 5 Mar '23
Crib
Fri, 17 Feb '23
Place for a frog or a mouse?
Tue, 20 Dec '22
Blank paper bearer
Wed, 26 Oct '22
Flat … or inflate?
Wed, 13 Oct '21
Word after launch or lily
Mon, 6 Sep '21
Increase unnecessarily, as an expense report
Tue, 27 Jul '21
Embellish, as a résumé
Sat, 19 Jun '21
Tampon alternative
Mon, 4 Jan '21
Something to write on or crash in