A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

LAT

Fri, 5 Aug '22
Alaska has the highest one in the U.S.: Abbr.
Tue, 21 Jun '22
Muscle worked by a kettlebell swing, informally
Sat, 9 Apr '22
Line on a map: Abbr.
Sun, 6 Mar '22
West Coast news inits.
Wed, 1 Sep '21
Pull-up muscle, for short
Sat, 22 May '21
Muscle worked in rowing exercises, for short
Wed, 24 Mar '21
What doesn't go a long. way?
Sun, 3 Jan '21
Back muscle, in brief