A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

RENT

Wed, 1 Dec '21
1996 musical set in New York's Alphabet City
Tue, 2 Nov '21
It's usually due on the first of the month
Wed, 25 Aug '21
Cancel ___ (tenant rights movement)
Tue, 17 Aug '21
Flat fee?
Wed, 11 Aug '21
It's $550 for 17-Across/ 8-Down with a hotel on it
Thu, 27 May '21
Counterpart of own
Mon, 12 Apr '21
Figure in home economics?