A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

NYE

Fri, 30 Sep '22
Bill promoting science
Thu, 12 May '22
Celebration six days after Xmas
Mon, 2 May '22
December 31, for short
Mon, 24 Jan '22
Bill known as the "Science Guy"
Thu, 16 Sep '21
Dec. 31
Fri, 23 Jul '21
Time for a countdown: Abbr.
Tue, 22 Jun '21
Nevada's largest county
Fri, 1 Jan '21
12/31