A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

PAR

Sun, 11 Sep '22
The standard
Fri, 19 Aug '22
Something to shoot for
Sat, 18 Jun '22
6 is a rare one
Thu, 16 Jun '22
Round figure?
Wed, 5 Jan '22
Number it's good to be under
Sun, 28 Nov '21
Course standard
Sun, 29 Aug '21
Something to shoot for
Sun, 8 Aug '21
Course goal
Mon, 17 May '21
Number on a miniature golf card
Sun, 25 Apr '21
Nice round number?
Tue, 20 Apr '21
Golfer's target