A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

PASTA

Thu, 14 Apr '22
It may come in shells
Sun, 3 Apr '22
Dish made from durum, say
Sat, 2 Apr '22
Some ribbons and shells
Mon, 28 Feb '22
Linguine or fettuccine
Thu, 2 Dec '21
Bow ties, e.g.
Mon, 13 Sep '21
Angel hair or penne
Wed, 24 Feb '21
Elbows and such