A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

TAP

Wed, 31 Jan '24
Alternative to "swipe" for a credit card
Mon, 8 Jan '24
Source of draft beer
Mon, 18 Dec '23
Percussive dance style
Sat, 4 Nov '23
Part of a mic check
Mon, 9 Oct '23
Touch, as on the shoulder
Tue, 11 Jul '23
Alternative to bottled
Wed, 29 Mar '23
Call upon, as for a position
Wed, 4 Jan '23
Dispenser of drafts
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