A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

COP

Fri, 7 Jan '22
Own up (to)
Sun, 19 Dec '21
Get, slangily
Thu, 9 Sep '21
Steal
Sun, 11 Jul '21
Admit (to)
Thu, 15 Apr '21
Extra in a procedural
Sat, 20 Mar '21
Admit (to)
Sun, 7 Mar '21
Admit (to)