A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

WET

Fri, 17 May '24
Like some blankets and burritos
Sun, 12 May '24
Like some kisses
Sun, 25 Feb '24
Slathered in sauce, in restaurant-speak
Sat, 18 Feb '23
With 53-Down, article of close-fitting attire
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