A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

MAIL

Sun, 17 Dec '23
Much of it is junk
Sun, 9 Jul '23
Knight-wear?
Tue, 13 Jun '23
Something you may ask to have held while you're away
Sun, 4 Jun '23
Something that can be "dead" that was never alive
Mon, 16 Jan '23
With 37-Across, perform perfunctorily … or a hint to the ends of 16-, 25-, 41- and 55-Across
Thu, 9 Jun '22
Word after G
Fri, 29 Oct '21
Vote by ___
Wed, 13 Oct '21
Knight's armor