A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ADEN

Wed, 25 May '22
Mideast's Gulf of ___
Thu, 5 May '22
Mideast's Gulf of ___
Fri, 29 Apr '22
___ + anais (baby care brand)
Thu, 14 Apr '22
Arabian port
Tue, 18 Jan '22
Yemeni port
Thu, 11 Nov '21
Arabian gulf port
Thu, 2 Sep '21
Mideast locale of Sira Fortress
Sun, 29 Aug '21
Main port of Yemen
Sat, 19 Jun '21
Mideast port