A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ORBS

Sun, 3 Jul '22
Suns, e.g.
Tue, 24 May '22
Planets, poetically
Thu, 3 Mar '22
Earth and Mars, e.g.
Sun, 30 Jan '22
Balls
Fri, 27 Aug '21
Objects of stargazers' gazes
Sun, 11 Apr '21
Balls in the sky
Mon, 8 Feb '21
Celestial bodies