A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

INCH

Thu, 2 Jun '22
The "i" in p.s.i.
Sun, 22 May '22
Creep (along)
Sun, 27 Mar '22
Creep
Tue, 21 Dec '21
Part of a foot
Fri, 3 Sep '21
One-___ punch (kung fu technique)
Mon, 21 Jun '21
Distance between belt holes, maybe
Mon, 25 Jan '21
Not give an ___ (be stubborn)