A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

PEA

Wed, 7 Sep '22
Samosa veggie
Sat, 16 Jul '22
___ jacket
Tue, 24 May '22
Crunchy, wasabi-coated morsel
Mon, 28 Mar '22
Split ___ soup
Wed, 19 Jan '22
Potpie bit
Fri, 10 Sep '21
Matar, in Indian cuisine
Sat, 31 Jul '21
Smallish hail size
Sun, 30 May '21
Samosa tidbit
Tue, 18 May '21
Sleep preventer, in a fairy tale
Thu, 28 Jan '21
"Bullet" in a food fight
Mon, 25 Jan '21
Cause of a sleepless night for a princess, in a fairy tale
Fri, 8 Jan '21
Lead-in to brain or body