A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

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Sun, 18 Sep '22
Dance with a paradiddle step
Tue, 23 Aug '22
Choose, as a running mate
Wed, 17 Aug '22
Like some water
Sun, 29 May '22
Choose
Thu, 17 Mar '22
Select
Sat, 12 Mar '22
Pick
Tue, 25 Jan '22
Gentle attention-getter
Mon, 15 Nov '21
Dance with clicking sounds
Tue, 24 Aug '21
Dance genre
Wed, 21 Jul '21
Restaurant water choice
Sun, 4 Jul '21
Pay with a chip-based credit card, perhaps
Mon, 7 Jun '21
Dance style for Bill Robinson or Gregory Hines
Thu, 20 May '21
Bug