A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

SCAM

Sat, 30 Apr '22
Hustle
Sat, 9 Apr '22
Racket
Fri, 4 Feb '22
Bamboozle
Mon, 13 Sep '21
Con job
Tue, 13 Jul '21
Email about big lottery winnings, usually
Mon, 21 Jun '21
Many a get-rich-quick scheme
Sun, 25 Apr '21
Hoodwink
Mon, 11 Jan '21
Swindle