A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

AFAR

Fri, 3 Sep '21
"Bearing gifts we traverse ___" ("We Three Kings" lyric)
Fri, 30 Jul '21
48-Down away
Wed, 26 May '21
Way off
Thu, 15 Apr '21
A ways away
Mon, 1 Mar '21
Miles away