A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

YDS

Tue, 23 Nov '21
Measurement for passes and rushes: Abbr.
Thu, 26 Aug '21
Sari measure: Abbr.
Mon, 21 Jun '21
Units on a football field: Abbr.
Mon, 29 Mar '21
Units on a football field: Abbr.