A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

TREY

Sat, 28 Aug '21
Long shot, informally
Thu, 29 Jul '21
Unlikely trick taker
Thu, 8 Jul '21
Basket made from behind the arc
Tue, 23 Mar '21
Basket shot from behind the arc, in hoops slang
Tue, 16 Feb '21
Deuce topper