A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

WET

Wed, 7 Sep '22
Like canvases, when being painted
Tue, 2 Aug '22
Soaked
Sun, 17 Apr '22
What you might get on a log flume ride
Sat, 19 Mar '22
Like some blankets and bars
Wed, 2 Feb '22
Rainy
Sun, 22 Aug '21
Lick, say
Sun, 18 Jul '21
Word with noodle or nap
Mon, 21 Jun '21
"Caution - ___ paint" (sign)
Tue, 1 Jun '21
Like a floor with a "Caution" sign