A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

LEG

Tue, 15 Feb '22
Part of a relay race
Sat, 1 Jan '22
One of a piano trio
Sun, 12 Sep '21
Table part
Sat, 22 May '21
Assignment for an anchor
Mon, 22 Feb '21
Turkey drumstick, e.g.
Tue, 26 Jan '21
Part of a relay race