A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

APT

Wed, 15 May '24
Befitting the circumstances
Mon, 8 Jan '24
Well-suited
Thu, 21 Dec '23
Fitting
Sat, 15 Jul '23
Mailing address abbr.
Mon, 12 Jun '23
Abbr. in many urban addresses
Thu, 25 May '23
Like the fact that Lance Bass sang bass for 'N Sync
Thu, 2 Feb '23
Well-suited
Tue, 17 Jan '23
Fitting
Sun, 30 Oct '22
Fitting
Fri, 28 Oct '22
Likely
Tue, 18 Oct '22
Missing letters in "??propria?e" (felicitously)
Tue, 20 Sep '22
Like the name Bell for the inventor of the telephone
Sat, 17 Sep '22
Felicitous
Wed, 24 Aug '22
On point
Sun, 21 Aug '22
Fitting
Mon, 15 Aug '22
Like the name Rob Banks, for a criminal
Fri, 27 May '22
Suitable
Sat, 23 Apr '22
Right on
Sun, 27 Feb '22
Quick to learn
Tue, 4 Jan '22
Like Usain Bolt's last name
Sun, 26 Dec '21
Letters that complete this word: _P_ROPRIA_E
Wed, 15 Dec '21
Like the anagram "I'll make a wise phrase" for "William Shakespeare"
Sat, 11 Dec '21
Prone
Thu, 26 Aug '21
Apposite
Fri, 14 May '21
Inclined
Fri, 30 Apr '21
Address abbr.
Thu, 11 Mar '21
Abbr. in many an urban address