A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

AIM

Sun, 28 Aug '22
Goal
Sat, 13 Aug '22
Intent
Tue, 24 May '22
Asset when playing Skee-Ball
Tue, 18 Jan '22
Point
Mon, 6 Sep '21
Command between "ready" and "fire"
Mon, 5 Jul '21
"Ready, ___, fire!"
Sun, 30 May '21
Objective
Sat, 8 May '21
Archery need
Tue, 2 Mar '21
Step between "ready" and "fire"