A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

AUTO

Fri, 26 Nov '21
What you might unthinkingly be on
Sun, 14 Nov '21
Lincoln or Ford
Tue, 7 Sep '21
What thoughtless people may be on?
Tue, 15 Jun '21
Camera setting
Sun, 21 Mar '21
Lead-in to pilot
Tue, 2 Mar '21
Lead-in to correct
Sun, 28 Feb '21
Thermostat setting
Sun, 7 Feb '21
Manual alternative
Sun, 31 Jan '21
Thing with tags