A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

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Wed, 28 Sep '22
Makeshift
Mon, 29 Aug '22
For a single purpose, as a committee
Mon, 23 May '22
Created for a certain purpose, as a committee
Sat, 28 Aug '21
Opposite of standing
Sun, 17 Jan '21
For one purpose only