A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

DOT

Thu, 28 Jul '22
With 62-Down, end of a college address
Tue, 8 Feb '22
One of three in Fiji?
Wed, 13 Oct '21
Period, essentially
Sun, 31 Jan '21
With 1-Down, address ender
Fri, 15 Jan '21
Bottom of an interrobang
Tue, 29 Dec '20
One of three in a Morse "S"