A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

SPAN

Sun, 3 Jul '22
Go across
Sun, 29 May '22
About 200 feet, for a Boeing 777
Thu, 6 Jan '22
Go over
Mon, 13 Dec '21
Bridge
Fri, 27 Aug '21
Run from here to there?
Sun, 16 May '21
Go over