A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

COO

Sun, 20 Nov '22
Co.'s second-in-command, usually
Mon, 14 Nov '22
Pigeon sound
Fri, 16 Sep '22
Dovish declaration?
Tue, 13 Sep '22
Murmur lovingly
Mon, 12 Sep '22
Dove's sound
Thu, 1 Sep '22
Biz bigwig, in brief
Sat, 13 Aug '22
Bit of sweet talk
Fri, 24 Jun '22
Say "You're so-o-o cute!," e.g.
Sat, 16 Apr '22
Soft-spoken words
Fri, 28 Jan '22
Crib sound
Thu, 20 Jan '22
Loving murmur
Sat, 11 Dec '21
React to a baby, maybe
Tue, 2 Nov '21
Dove's cry
Sat, 16 Oct '21
Co. bigwig
Wed, 1 Sep '21
Soft murmur
Wed, 21 Jul '21
Bit of sweet talk
Sun, 13 Jun '21
Pigeon English?