A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

CAP

Mon, 26 Sep '22
Mushroom top
Sat, 20 Aug '22
Part of an oil well, maybe
Wed, 17 Aug '22
Gown go-with
Sat, 16 Jul '22
Cutoff point
Mon, 20 Jun '22
Beanie, e.g.
Thu, 25 Nov '21
Stadium souvenir
Sun, 5 Sep '21
Limit