A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

EASY

Fri, 12 Apr '24
"Whoa!"
Sun, 17 Dec '23
What one star may mean
Sun, 3 Sep '23
"Gently, now"
Sat, 1 Jul '23
What one star may represent
Fri, 12 May '23
A snap
Thu, 9 Mar '23
Partner of nice
Wed, 8 Mar '23
Accommodating
Wed, 22 Feb '23
"Don't overdo it"
Tue, 27 Sep '22
"Nothing to it!"
Thu, 22 Sep '22
Like pie, but not cookies?
Mon, 22 Aug '22
"Child's play!"
Mon, 20 Jun '22
Beginnerish
Tue, 31 Aug '21
Rated 1 out of 4 stars, as a sudoku
Mon, 7 Jun '21
"Piece of cake!"
Sun, 9 May '21
"Whoa boy, settle down"
Sun, 25 Apr '21
Not a problem