A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

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Sun, 22 May '22
Ride in "Calvin and Hobbes"
Wed, 26 Jan '22
Coaster
Thu, 30 Dec '21
Coaster
Mon, 22 Nov '21
Toy that goes up slow and comes down fast
Mon, 6 Sep '21
Transport down a winter hill
Tue, 15 Jun '21
"Calvin and Hobbes" conveyance
Wed, 26 May '21
"Ethan Frome" vehicle
Tue, 9 Mar '21
Transport down a hill
Sun, 3 Jan '21
Item lugged up a hill