A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ASPEN

Tue, 17 Aug '21
Western resort town on the Roaring Fork River
Thu, 17 Jun '21
White-barked tree
Fri, 21 May '21
Source of heart-shaped leaves
Sat, 10 Apr '21
Harry and Lloyd's road trip destination in "Dumb and Dumber"