A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

TILE

Sun, 28 Aug '22
Floor square
Thu, 25 Aug '22
Tessellation piece
Wed, 17 Aug '22
Mahjong piece
Thu, 13 Jan '22
Flooring option
Sun, 12 Sep '21
Domino, e.g.
Fri, 27 Aug '21
Mahjong piece
Sat, 3 Apr '21
Component of some fractals
Tue, 2 Mar '21
Scrabble piece