A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ASTRO

Sun, 13 Nov '22
Prefix with biology
Sun, 31 Jul '22
Household robot from Amazon
Mon, 30 May '22
Houston baseballer
Sat, 16 Apr '22
Lead-in to physical
Sun, 28 Nov '21
Brave's opponent in the 2021 World Series
Tue, 2 Nov '21
Commercial lead-in to Turf
Tue, 14 Sep '21
Houston baseballer
Thu, 15 Jul '21
Lone Star State athlete
Tue, 25 May '21
The Jetsons' dog
Wed, 12 May '21
Stellar start?
Thu, 8 Apr '21
Dino : the Flintstones :: ___ : the Jetsons
Fri, 12 Mar '21
2017 A.L. M.V.P. Jose Altuve, for one
Wed, 13 Jan '21
___ Blaster (classic arcade game)
Mon, 11 Jan '21
Member of a major-league team with a name that's out of this world?