A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

TENS

Fri, 10 Sep '21
Top marks
Fri, 23 Jul '21
TNT, in poker slang
Thu, 15 Jul '21
Second place at a math competition?
Wed, 10 Feb '21
Till compartment
Sun, 7 Feb '21
Abacus column
Sun, 3 Jan '21
Yellow bills in Monopoly