A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

PSST

Wed, 1 May '24
Sound made by a sneaker, say?
Sun, 31 Mar '24
Sibilant summons
Mon, 19 Feb '24
"Hey, you there!"
Mon, 12 Feb '24
"Hey you!"
Mon, 8 Jan '24
"Hey, you! Over here!"
Tue, 2 Jan '24
"Over here!"
Tue, 12 Dec '23
Attention-getting sound
Mon, 4 Dec '23
"Hey, you!"
Fri, 20 Oct '23
"Hey, you!"
Sat, 14 Oct '23
Sibilant summons
Thu, 20 Jul '23
[Check this out!]
Thu, 13 Jul '23
Sound from a note passer
Tue, 20 Jun '23
Attention-grabbing whisper
Fri, 9 Jun '23
Alternative to an elbow
Sun, 28 May '23
Tap alternative
Tue, 18 Apr '23
"Hey, you!"
Sun, 12 Mar '23
Vocal nudge
Thu, 3 Nov '22
"Hey, over here!"
Sat, 20 Aug '22
Alternative to a finger poke
Tue, 16 Aug '22
Oral equivalent of a nudge
Fri, 29 Jul '22
Secret indication
Sat, 2 Jul '22
Discreet attention-getter
Sat, 25 Jun '22
Poke alternative, maybe
Mon, 20 Jun '22
Discreet attention-getter
Thu, 24 Mar '22
Attention-getter
Wed, 16 Feb '22
"You there!"
Sun, 30 Jan '22
Relative of "Hey!"
Mon, 13 Dec '21
[Hey! Over here!]
Thu, 18 Nov '21
Tap alternative?
Sun, 31 Oct '21
"Hey ... over here!"
Tue, 14 Sep '21
"Hey ... you!"
Mon, 2 Aug '21
"Hey, over here!"
Sun, 1 Aug '21
[Hey, over here!]
Mon, 31 May '21
"Hey, over here!"
Tue, 20 Apr '21
Vowelless attention-getter
Sun, 18 Apr '21
Quiet summons
Mon, 5 Apr '21
"Hey, over here!"
Sun, 7 Feb '21
"Wanna hear a secret?" preceder
Sun, 3 Jan '21
"Over here!"